Catch

  • 1 catch — [ katʃ ] n. m. • 1919; mot angl., abrév. de catch as catch can « attrape comme tu peux » ♦ Lutte très libre à l origine, codifiée aujourd hui. Prise de catch. Match, rencontre de catch, spectacle de cette lutte. Catch à quatre. Catch féminin. ●… …

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  • 2 Catch — Catch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caught}or {Catched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Catching}. Catched is rarely used.] [OE. cacchen, OF. cachier, dialectic form of chacier to hunt, F. chasser, fr. (assumend) LL. captiare, for L. capture, V. intens. of capere to… …

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  • 3 catch — [kach, kech] vt. caught, catching [ME cacchen < Anglo Fr cachier < VL * captiare < L captare, to seize < pp. of capere, to take hold: see HAVE] 1. to seize and hold, as after a chase; capture 2. to seize or take by or as by a trap,… …

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  • 4 Catch 5 — is a popular news music package and image campaign developed for Cleveland, Ohio television station WEWS TV in 1970. Written and composed by then jingle writer Frank Gari, the package was subsequently used on a few other American TV stations. The …

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  • 5 catch — [kætʆ] verb caught PTandPP [kɔːt ǁ kɒːt] [transitive] 1. be caught in something to be in a situation that is difficult to escape from: • The government is caught in the middle of the dispute. • The yen was caught in a downward spiral. 2 …

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  • 6 catch — ► VERB (past and past part. caught) 1) intercept and hold (something thrown, propelled, or dropped). 2) seize or take hold of. 3) capture after a chase or in a trap, net, etc. 4) be in time to board (a train, bus, etc.) or to see (a person,… …

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  • 7 Catch-22 — ist der Titel des 1961 erschienenen ersten Romans von Joseph Heller über die Absurdität des Krieges und die Dummheit der Militär Maschinerie. Das anfangs wenig erfolgreiche Buch wurde erst durch Mundpropaganda und Weitergabe und Empfehlung des… …

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  • 8 Catch — or caught may refer to:In sports: * Catch (baseball), a maneuver in baseball * Caught (cricket), a method of getting out in cricket * Catch or Reception (American football)In music: * Catch (music), a form of round * Catch (band), an English band …

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  • 9 catch — catch; catch·er; catch·ing; catch·man; catch·ment; catch·pole; see·catch; un·catch·able; catch·ing·ly; catch·poll; …

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  • 10 Catch — Catch, n. 1. Act of seizing; a grasp. Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. That by which anything is caught or temporarily fastened; as, the catch of a gate. [1913 Webster] 3. The posture of seizing; a state of preparation to lay hold of, or of… …

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  • 11 catch — s.n. Gen de lupte libere în care sunt permise aproape orice mijloace pentru înfrângerea adversarului. [pr.: checi. – var.: catch can (pr.: checi chén) s.n.] cuv. engl. Trimis de valeriu, 03.03.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  CATCH [pr …

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  • 12 Catch-22 — from the title of Joseph Heller s 1961 novel. In widespread use only after release of movie based on the book in 1970. The catch is that a bomber pilot is insane if he flies combat missions without asking to be relieved from duty, and is thus… …

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  • 13 catch — vb 1 Catch, capture, trap, snare, entrap, ensnare, bag are comparable when meaning to get into one s possession or under one s control either by taking or seizing or by means of skill, craft, or trickery. Catch, the ordinary and general term of… …

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  • 14 catch at — To make a hasty attempt to catch • • • Main Entry: ↑catch * * * ˈcatch at [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they catch at he/she/it catches at present participle …

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  • 15 Catch — Catch, v. i. 1. To attain possession. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Have is have, however men do catch. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be held or impeded by entanglement or a light obstruction; as, a kite catches in a tree; a door catches so as not to open.… …

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  • 16 catch — [n1] fastener bolt, buckle, clamp, clasp, clip, hasp, hook, hook and eye, latch, snap; concept 497 catch [n2] trick, hidden disadvantage Catch 22, conundrum, deception, decoy, drawback, fly in the ointment*, hitch, joke, puzzle, puzzler, snag,… …

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  • 17 Catch 22 — (engl. catch „Falle“) steht für: umgangssprachlich bedeutet Catch 22 im Englischen Dilemma einen satirischen Roman von Joseph Heller aus dem Jahr 1961, siehe Catch 22 die Verfilmung des oben genannten Romans aus dem Jahr 1970 von Mike Nichols,… …

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  • 18 Catch — 〈[kæ̣tʃ] m.; ; unz.; kurz für〉 Catch as catch can [engl., „Fang, Fangen“] * * * Catch   [kætʃ, englisch »das Haschen«] der, / es, im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert in der englischen Musik ein Kanon oder auch ein freier behandeltes Stück vornehmlich für… …

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  • 19 Catch-22 — puede referise a: Catch 22 (novela), novela de Joseph Heller; Catch 22 (película), adaptación al cine de la novela anterior; Catch 22 (Lost), episodio de Lost; El Síndrome de Di George, también conocido como Catch 22; Véase también Catch Thirty… …

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  • 20 Catch Up — was a children s television series which aired on CBC Television in Canada during the 1978 1979 season.Although the series did not continue past its first year, its hosts would proceed to careers of international scope: * Margot Pinvidic… …

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