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  • 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
  • catch (definition)
    n 1: a drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident; "it sounds good but what's the catch?" [syn: catch, gimmick] 2: the quantity that was caught; "the catch was only 10 fish" [syn: catch, haul] 3: a person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect [syn: catch, match] 4: anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching); "he shared his catch with the others" 5: a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion) 6: a restraint that checks the motion of something; "he used a book as a stop to hold the door open" [syn: catch, stop] 7: a fastener that fastens or locks a door or window 8: a cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth; "he played catch with his son in the backyard" 9: 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] 10: the act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal); "the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar" [syn: apprehension, arrest, catch, collar, pinch, taking into custody] v 1: discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state; "She caught her son eating candy"; "She was caught shoplifting" 2: perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily; "I caught the aroma of coffee"; "He caught the allusion in her glance"; "ears open to catch every sound"; "The dog picked up the scent"; "Catch a glimpse" [syn: catch, pick up] 3: reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot; "the rock caught her in the back of the head"; "The blow got him in the back"; "The punch caught him in the stomach" [syn: get, catch] 4: take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of; "Catch the ball!"; "Grab the elevator door!" [syn: catch, grab, take hold of] 5: succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase; "We finally got the suspect"; "Did you catch the thief?" [syn: get, catch, capture] 6: to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup" [syn: hitch, catch] [ant: unhitch] 7: attract and fix; "His look caught her"; "She caught his eye"; "Catch the attention of the waiter" [syn: catch, arrest, get] 8: capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping; "I caught a rabbit in the trap today" [syn: capture, catch] 9: reach in time; "I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock" 10: get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly; "Catch some sleep"; "catch one's breath" 11: catch up with and possibly overtake; "The Rolls Royce caught us near the exit ramp" [syn: overtake, catch, catch up with] 12: be struck or affected by; "catch fire"; "catch the mood" 13: check oneself during an action; "She managed to catch herself before telling her boss what was on her mind" 14: hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers; "We overheard the conversation at the next table" [syn: catch, take in, overhear] 15: see or watch; "view a show on television"; "This program will be seen all over the world"; "view an exhibition"; "Catch a show on Broadway"; "see a movie" [syn: watch, view, see, catch, take in] 16: cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled; "I caught the hem of my dress in the brambles" 17: detect a blunder or misstep; "The reporter tripped up the senator" [syn: trip up, catch] 18: grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of; "did you catch that allusion?"; "We caught something of his theory in the lecture"; "don't catch your meaning"; "did you get it?"; "She didn't get the joke"; "I just don't get him" [syn: catch, get] 19: contract; "did you catch a cold?" 20: start burning; "The fire caught" 21: perceive by hearing; "I didn't catch your name"; "She didn't get his name when they met the first time" [syn: catch, get] 22: suffer from the receipt of; "She will catch hell for this behavior!" [syn: catch, get] 23: attract; cause to be enamored; "She captured all the men's hearts" [syn: capture, enamour, trance, catch, becharm, enamor, captivate, beguile, charm, fascinate, bewitch, entrance, enchant] 24: apprehend and reproduce accurately; "She really caught the spirit of the place in her drawings"; "She got the mood just right in her photographs" [syn: catch, get] 25: take in and retain; "We have a big barrel to catch the rainwater" 26: spread or be communicated; "The fashion did not catch" 27: be the catcher; "Who is catching?" 28: become aware of; "he caught her staring out the window" 29: delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned; "I was caught in traffic and missed the meeting"
  • 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]
  • 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"
  • 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]
  • 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"
  • 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
  • brach (name)
  • cratch
  • natch
  • astrohatch
  • reattach
  • lukacs (name)
  • ambatch
  • wasatch
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