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catchall a receptacle for various items. [2 definitions]
catch basin a receptacle at the entry to a sewer designed to trap any matter that might block drainage.
catcher one that catches. [2 definitions]
catch fire to start to burn.
catchfly any of various plants that secrete a sticky fluid to catch small insects.
catching tending to infect or be taken up by another. [2 definitions]
catchment the collecting of water, esp. rainwater, in a reservoir or drainage area. [2 definitions]
catchpenny made cheaply for quick sale. [2 definitions]
catch phrase a phrase that gains wide public currency, esp. by being frequently repeated.
catch someone's eye to get the attention of someone.
catchup a variant of ketchup.
catch up to reach or overtake (usu. fol. by to or with). [2 definitions]
catch-up any attempt to overtake one who is ahead, as in a game.
catchword a word or phrase repeated until it becomes a slogan.
catchy easily learned, noticed, or remembered. [2 definitions]
catechetical of, like, or consisting of teaching by means of questions and answers, as in a catechism.
catechism a summary of the principles of a religion, esp. Christianity, in the form of questions and answers. [2 definitions]
catechist one who teaches by means of a catechism, esp. one who instructs another in the principles of Christianity prior to confirmation or baptism.
catechize to teach (someone) by a question and answer method, esp. religious principles. [2 definitions]
catechu any of several water-soluble astringent substances obtained from various tropical plants of southeast Asia such as the acacia, used in medicine, tanning, and dyeing.
catechumen a person being taught the basic principles of Christianity, such as a convert prior to baptism. [2 definitions]