Synonyms for catching

Synonyms for (noun) catching

Synonyms: catching, contracting

Definition: becoming infected

Usage: catching cold is sometimes unavoidable; the contracting of a serious illness can be financially catastrophic

Similar words: getting, acquiring

Definition: the act of acquiring something

Usage: I envied his talent for acquiring; he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving


Synonyms: catching

Definition: (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

Similar words: playing

Definition: the action of taking part in a game or sport or other recreation


Synonyms: detection, espial, spotting, spying, catching

Definition: the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

Similar words: discovery, find, uncovering

Definition: the act of discovering something

Synonyms for (adjective) catching

Synonyms: transmissible, transmittable, catching, communicable, contagious, contractable

Definition: (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

Similar words: infectious

Definition: easily spread

Usage: fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders- Bertrand Russell