caught - verb

  • discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state
  • perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
  • reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
  • take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
  • succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  • to hook or entangle
  • attract and fix
  • capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  • reach in time
  • get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
  • catch up with and possibly overtake
  • be struck or affected by
  • check oneself during an action
  • hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  • see or watch
  • cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
  • detect a blunder or misstep
  • grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
  • contract
  • start burning
  • perceive by hearing
  • suffer from the receipt of
  • attract; cause to be enamored
  • apprehend and reproduce accurately
  • take in and retain
  • spread or be communicated
  • be the catcher
  • become aware of
  • delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned

caught - thesaurus

arrest   becharm   beguile   bewitch   captivate   capture   charm   enamor   enamour   enchant   entrance   fascinate   get   grab   hitch   overhear   overtake   see   trance   view   watch  

View spelling list ought and aught words and learn about the word caught in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 17. ough and augh words.

Scrabble score for caught

c is 3 a is 1 u is 1 g is 2 h is 4 t is 1
Scrabble score = 12

generated at 13:43:18 on 30-04-24

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