Catch rhymes with:

  • attach (definition)
    v 1: cause to be attached [ant: detach] 2: be attached; be in contact with 3: become attached; "The spider's thread attached to the window sill" [ant: come away, come off, detach] 4: create social or emotional ties; "The grandparents want to bond with the child" [syn: bind, tie, attach, bond] 5: take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork" [syn: impound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seize]
  • batch (name) (definition)
    n 1: all the loaves of bread baked at the same time 2: (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; "a batch of letters"; "a deal of trouble"; "a lot of money"; "he made a mint on the stock market"; "see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos"; "it must have cost plenty"; "a slew of journalists"; "a wad of money" [syn: batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, lot, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad] 3: a collection of things or persons to be handled together [syn: batch, clutch] v 1: batch together; assemble or process as a batch
  • crosshatch (definition)
    n 1: shading consisting of multiple crossing lines [syn: hatch, hatching, crosshatch, hachure] v 1: shade with multiple crossing lines; "the draftsman crosshatched the area"
  • crosspatch (definition)
    n 1: a bad-tempered person [syn: grouch, grump, crank, churl, crosspatch]
  • despatch (definition)
    n 1: an official report (usually sent in haste) [syn: dispatch, despatch, communique] 2: the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch" [syn: dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousness] 3: killing a person or animal [syn: dispatch, despatch] 4: the act of sending off something [syn: dispatch, despatch, shipment] v 1: send away towards a designated goal [syn: dispatch, despatch, send off]
  • detach (definition)
    v 1: cause to become detached or separated; take off; "detach the skin from the chicken before you eat it" [ant: attach] 2: separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment" 3: come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery" [syn: detach, come off, come away] [ant: attach]
  • dispatch (definition)
    n 1: an official report (usually sent in haste) [syn: dispatch, despatch, communique] 2: the act of sending off something [syn: dispatch, despatch, shipment] 3: the property of being prompt and efficient; "it was done with dispatch" [syn: dispatch, despatch, expedition, expeditiousness] 4: killing a person or animal [syn: dispatch, despatch] v 1: send away towards a designated goal [syn: dispatch, despatch, send off] 2: complete or carry out; "discharge one's duties" [syn: dispatch, discharge, complete] 3: kill intentionally and with premeditation; "The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered" [syn: murder, slay, hit, dispatch, bump off, off, polish off, remove] 4: dispose of rapidly and without delay and efficiently; "He dispatched the task he was assigned" 5: kill without delay; "the traitor was dispatched by the conspirators"
  • fetch (definition)
    n 1: the action of fetching v 1: go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat" [syn: bring, get, convey, fetch] [ant: bear away, bear off, carry away, carry off, take away] 2: be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction" [syn: fetch, bring in, bring] 3: take away or remove; "The devil will fetch you!"
  • hatch (name) (place) (definition)
    n 1: the production of young from an egg [syn: hatch, hatching] 2: shading consisting of multiple crossing lines [syn: hatch, hatching, crosshatch, hachure] 3: a movable barrier covering a hatchway v 1: emerge from the eggs; "young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch" 2: devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software" [syn: think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct] 3: inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating 4: draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet" 5: sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs" [syn: brood, hatch, cover, incubate]
  • latch (name) (definition)
    n 1: spring-loaded doorlock that can only be opened from the outside with a key [syn: latch, door latch] 2: catch for fastening a door or gate; a bar that can be lowered or slid into a groove v 1: fasten with a latch; "latch the door"
  • match (definition)
    n 1: lighter consisting of a thin piece of wood or cardboard tipped with combustible chemical; ignites with friction; "he always carries matches to light his pipe"; "as long you've a lucifer to light your fag" [syn: match, lucifer, friction match] 2: a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete 3: a burning piece of wood or cardboard; "if you drop a match in there the whole place will explode" 4: an exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook" [syn: match, mate] 5: the score needed to win a match 6: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect [syn: catch, match] 7: a person who is of equal standing with another in a group [syn: peer, equal, match, compeer] 8: a pair of people who live together; "a married couple from Chicago" [syn: couple, mates, match] 9: something that resembles or harmonizes with; "that tie makes a good match with your jacket" v 1: be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics; "The two stories don't agree in many details"; "The handwriting checks with the signature on the check"; "The suspect's fingerprints don't match those on the gun" [syn: match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree] [ant: disaccord, disagree, discord] 2: provide funds complementary to; "The company matched the employees' contributions" 3: bring two objects, ideas, or people together; "This fact is coupled to the other one"; "Matchmaker, can you match my daughter with a nice young man?"; "The student was paired with a partner for collaboration on the project" [syn: match, mate, couple, pair, twin] 4: be equal to in quality or ability; "Nothing can rival cotton for durability"; "Your performance doesn't even touch that of your colleagues"; "Her persistence and ambition only matches that of her parents" [syn: equal, touch, rival, match] 5: make correspond or harmonize; "Match my sweater" [syn: match, fit] 6: satisfy or fulfill; "meet a need"; "this job doesn't match my dreams" [syn: meet, match, cope with] 7: give or join in marriage 8: set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other" [syn: pit, oppose, match, play off] 9: be equal or harmonize; "The two pieces match" 10: make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching; "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office"; "The company matched the discount policy of its competitors" [syn: equal, match, equalize, equalise, equate]
  • mismatch (definition)
    n 1: a bad or unsuitable match v 1: match badly; match two objects or people that do not go together
  • nuthatch (definition)
    n 1: any of various small short-tailed songbirds with strong feet and a sharp beak that feed on small nuts and insects [syn: nuthatch, nutcracker]
  • outmatch (definition)
    v 1: be or do something to a greater degree; "her performance surpasses that of any other student I know"; "She outdoes all other athletes"; "This exceeds all my expectations"; "This car outperforms all others in its class" [syn: surpass, outstrip, outmatch, outgo, exceed, outdo, surmount, outperform]
  • patch (definition)
    n 1: a small contrasting part of something; "a bald spot"; "a leopard's spots"; "a patch of clouds"; "patches of thin ice"; "a fleck of red" [syn: spot, speckle, dapple, patch, fleck, maculation] 2: a small area of ground covered by specific vegetation; "a bean plot"; "a cabbage patch"; "a briar patch" [syn: plot, plot of land, plot of ground, patch] 3: a piece of cloth used as decoration or to mend or cover a hole 4: a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather" [syn: while, piece, spell, patch] 5: a short set of commands to correct a bug in a computer program 6: a connection intended to be used for a limited time [syn: temporary hookup, patch] 7: sewing that repairs a worn or torn hole (especially in a garment); "her stockings had several mends" [syn: mend, patch, darn] 8: a protective cloth covering for an injured eye [syn: eyepatch, patch] 9: a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body [syn: bandage, patch] v 1: to join or unite the pieces of; "patch the skirt" [syn: patch, piece] 2: provide with a patch; also used metaphorically; "The field was patched with snow" 3: mend by putting a patch on; "patch a hole" [syn: patch, patch up] 4: repair by adding pieces; "She pieced the china cup" [syn: piece, patch]
  • potlatch (definition)
    n 1: a ceremonial feast held by some Indians of the northwestern coast of North America (as in celebrating a marriage or a new accession) in which the host gives gifts to tribesmen and others to display his superior wealth (sometimes, formerly, to his own impoverishment)
  • rematch (definition)
    n 1: something (especially a game) that is played again [syn: replay, rematch]
  • scratch (definition)
    n 1: an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off [syn: abrasion, scratch, scrape, excoriation] 2: a depression scratched or carved into a surface [syn: incision, scratch, prick, slit, dent] 3: informal terms for money [syn: boodle, bread, cabbage, clams, dinero, dough, gelt, kale, lettuce, lolly, lucre, loot, moolah, pelf, scratch, shekels, simoleons, sugar, wampum] 4: a competitor who has withdrawn from competition 5: a line indicating the location of the start of a race or a game [syn: start, starting line, scratch, scratch line] 6: dry mash for poultry [syn: chicken feed, scratch] 7: a harsh noise made by scraping; "the scrape of violin bows distracted her" [syn: scrape, scraping, scratch, scratching] 8: poor handwriting [syn: scribble, scratch, scrawl, cacography] 9: (golf) a handicap of zero strokes; "a golfer who plays at scratch should be able to achieve par on a course" 10: an indication of damage [syn: scratch, scrape, scar, mark] v 1: cause friction; "my sweater scratches" [syn: rub, fray, fret, chafe, scratch] 2: cut the surface of; wear away the surface of [syn: scratch, scrape, scratch up] 3: scrape or rub as if to relieve itching; "Don't scratch your insect bites!" [syn: rub, scratch, itch] 4: postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled; "Call off the engagement"; "cancel the dinner party"; "we had to scrub our vacation plans"; "scratch that meeting--the chair is ill" [syn: cancel, call off, scratch, scrub] 5: remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line; "Please strike this remark from the record"; "scratch that remark" [syn: strike, scratch, expunge, excise] 6: gather (money or other resources) together over time; "She had scraped together enough money for college"; "they scratched a meager living" [syn: scrape, scrape up, scratch, come up] 7: carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface; "engrave a pen"; "engraved the trophy cupt with the winner's"; "the lovers scratched their names into the bark of the tree" [syn: scratch, engrave, grave, inscribe]
  • snatch (definition)
    n 1: a small fragment; "overheard snatches of their conversation" [syn: snatch, bit] 2: obscene terms for female genitals [syn: cunt, puss, pussy, slit, snatch, twat] 3: (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment [syn: kidnapping, snatch] 4: a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted overhead in one rapid motion 5: the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion" [syn: catch, grab, snatch, snap] v 1: to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone" [syn: snatch, snatch up, snap] 2: to make grasping motions; "the cat snatched at the butterflies" 3: take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom; "The industrialist's son was kidnapped" [syn: kidnap, nobble, abduct, snatch]
  • stretch (definition)
    adj 1: having an elongated seating area; "a stretch limousine" 2: easily stretched; "stretch hosiery" n 1: a large and unbroken expanse or distance; "a stretch of highway"; "a stretch of clear water" 2: the act of physically reaching or thrusting out [syn: reach, reaching, stretch] 3: a straightaway section of a racetrack 4: exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent [syn: stretch, stretching] 5: extension to or beyond the ordinary limit; "running at full stretch"; "by no stretch of the imagination"; "beyond any stretch of his understanding" 6: an unbroken period of time during which you do something; "there were stretches of boredom"; "he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary" [syn: stretch, stint] 7: the capacity for being stretched [syn: stretch, stretchiness, stretchability] v 1: occupy a large, elongated area; "The park stretched beneath the train line" [syn: stretch, stretch along] 2: extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body; "Stretch your legs!"; "Extend your right arm above your head" [syn: stretch, extend] 3: extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length; "Unfold the newspaper"; "stretch out that piece of cloth"; "extend the TV antenna" [syn: unfold, stretch, stretch out, extend] 4: become longer by being stretched and pulled; "The fabric stretches" [ant: contract, shrink] 5: make long or longer by pulling and stretching; "stretch the fabric" [syn: elongate, stretch] 6: lie down comfortably; "To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass" [syn: stretch, stretch out] 7: pull in opposite directions; "During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack" 8: extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly; "Stretch the limits"; "stretch my patience"; "stretch the imagination" 9: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor" [syn: load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase] 10: increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance; "stretch the soup by adding some more cream"; "extend the casserole with a little rice" [syn: extend, stretch] 11: extend one's body or limbs; "Let's stretch for a minute-- we've been sitting here for over 3 hours" [syn: stretch, stretch out]
  • thatch (definition)
    n 1: hair resembling thatched roofing material 2: plant stalks used as roofing material 3: an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718) [syn: Teach, Edward Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, Blackbeard] 4: a house roof made with a plant material (as straw) [syn: thatch, thatched roof] v 1: cover with thatch; "thatch the roofs"
  • kach (name) (definition)
    n 1: a terrorist organization founded for Jewish defense; fights antisemitism and hopes to restore the biblical state of Israel [syn: Kahane Chai, Kach]
  • ratch (definition)
    n 1: mechanical device consisting of a toothed wheel or rack engaged with a pawl that permits it to move in only one direction [syn: ratchet, rachet, ratch]
  • sasquatch (definition)
    n 1: large hairy humanoid creature said to live in wilderness areas of the United States and Canada [syn: Bigfoot, Sasquatch]
  • overmatch
  • unlatch
  • bache (name)
  • brach (name)
  • bratsch
  • cratch
  • drach
  • flach
  • gach
  • gatch (name)
  • hach
  • krach
  • lach
  • lache
  • latsch
  • mache (place)
  • matsch
  • natch
  • rach
  • stach
  • tatsch
  • thach
  • tkach
  • vlach (name)
  • crossmatch
  • seecatch
  • astrohatch
  • reattach
  • unattach
  • lukacs (name)
  • ambatch
  • wasatch
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