adjective see catch I

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  • Catchable — Catch a*ble, a. Capable of being caught. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • catchable — 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 …   English terms dictionary

  • catchable — See catch. * * * …   Universalium

  • catchable — adjective That can be caught …   Wiktionary

  • catchable — adj. that can be caught …   English contemporary dictionary

  • catchable — catchˈable adjective Capable of being caught • • • Main Entry: ↑catch …   Useful english dictionary

  • catch — catchable, adj. /kach/, v., caught, catching, n., adj. v.t. 1. to seize or capture, esp. after pursuit: to catch a criminal; to catch a runaway horse. 2. to trap or ensnare: to catch a fish. 3. to intercept and seize; take and hold (something… …   Universalium

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