简明英汉词典

catch on
v.
抓牢, 理解, 流行

美国传统词典[双解]

catch
catch
AHD:[k2ch, kμch]
D.J.[k#t., ket.]
K.K.[k#t., kWt.]
v.(动词)
caught[k?t] catch.ingcatch.es
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To capture or seize, especially after a chase.
捕捉,拿获:捕捉或抓住,特别是经过追捕以后

(2)

To take by or as if by trapping or snaring.
诱捕:通过或好象通过圈套或罗网逮着

(3)

To discover or come upon suddenly, unexpectedly, or accidentally:
撞见:突然地、出乎意料地或偶然地发现或碰见:
He was caught in the act of stealing.
他在行窃时被当场抓到

(4)

To become cognizant or aware of suddenly:
突然间知道或意识到:
caught her gazing out the window.
突然意识到她正在注视窗外

(5)

To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
用力抓住,握住:抓住,特别是有力地或突然地;握住:
caught me by the arm; caught the reins.
抓住我的胳膊;抓住缰绳

(6)

To grab so as to stop the motion of:
抓住使停止:抓握以便阻止某物的运动:
catch a ball.
接住球

(7)

To overtake:
赶上,超前:
The green car caught me on the straightaway.
那辆绿卡车在直路上超过了我

(8)

To reach just in time; take:
及时到达;赶得上:
caught the bus to town; catch a wave.
赶上了去城里的汽车;赶上了波浪

(9)

To hold, as by snagging or entangling.
绊住,钩住:像被缠住或揪住般抓住

(10)

To cause to become suddenly or accidentally hooked, entangled, or fastened:
意外钩住,意外绊住:使得突然地或偶然地被钩住、缠住或扣住:
caught my hem on the stair.
我的衣襟被钩在楼梯上

(11)

To hold up; delay:
堵塞;延误:
was caught in traffic for an hour.
交通堵塞耽误了一小时

(12)

To hit; strike:
击;打:
a punch that caught me in the stomach.
打在我肚子上的一拳

(13)

To check (oneself) during an action:
行动停止,中止动作:某项行为过程中阻止(自己):
I caught myself before replying.
在答复前我顿了一下

(14)

To become subject to or to contract, as by exposure to a pathogen:
罹患,感染:因暴露于病原体中而变得易患…或易感染…:
catch a cold.
伤风

(15)

To become affected by or infused with:
被…影响或充满…:
caught the joyous mood of the festival.
被节日的欢乐气氛所感染

(16)

To suffer from the receipt of (criticism, for example):
遭受到(如批评):
caught hell for being late.
因为迟到而遭到责骂

(17)

To take or get suddenly, momentarily, or quickly:
突然得到,迅速得到:突然地、片刻地或快速地得到或获取:
We caught a glimpse of the monarch. I caught a hint of sarcasm in your response.
我们只瞥了国王一眼。从你的反应中我感到了一些讽刺的意味

(18)

To grasp mentally; apprehend:
在精神上把握;理解:
I don't catch your meaning.
我不明白你的意思

(19)

To apprehend and reproduce accurately by or as if by artistic means:
描绘,再现:通过或似乎通过艺术的方式领会并准确地理解和复制:
an impressionist who caught the effects of wind and water in his paintings.
一位在他的画作中表达了风和水的效果的印象派画家

(20)

To attract and fix; arrest:
吸引并使其固定;捕获:
couldn't catch their attention; caught the teacher's eye.
无法吸引他们的注意;引起了老师的注意

(21)

To charm; captivate.
迷惑;迷住

(22)

Informal To go to see (a performance, for example):
【非正式用语】 看表演:前往观看(如演出):
caught the midnight show.
去看午夜演出

(23)

To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
取得:得到(需要的东西),通常是迅速地或只为一个短时期:
catch some sleep.
打个盹
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To become held, entangled, or fastened:
使抓紧、卷入或系紧:
My coat caught in the car door.
我的衣服被车门夹住了

(2)

To act or move so as to hold or grab someone or something:
抢取,抓取:为抓住或抱住某人或某物而作的行为或移动:
tried to catch at the life preserver.
试图抓住救生用具

(3)

To be communicable or infectious; spread.
传染,传播:成为可传播的或可传染的;传播

(4)

To ignite:
燃着:
The fire caught.
着火了

(5)

Baseball To act as catcher.
【棒球】 当棒球捕手
n.(名词)

(1)

The act of catching; a taking and holding.
接,抓:接的动作;拿或握

(2)

Something that catches, especially a device for fastening or for checking motion.
门闩,钩子:可钩住的物体,特别是用于拴紧东西或控制运动状态的装置

(3)

Something caught:
捕获物:
The mistake you found was a good catch.
你发现的错误是一个大发现

(4)

Informal One, such as a person or thing, that is worth catching.
【非正式用语】 值得猎取的人或物

(5)

Sports
【体育运动】

(6)

The grabbing and holding of a thrown, kicked, or batted ball before it hits the ground.
接球:在一个被掷出、踢出或拍打的球落地前抓握住它的动作

(7)

A game of throwing and catching a ball.
投接球的游戏

(8)

A quantity that is caught:
捕获量:
The catch amounted to 50 fish.
捕获的鱼达到50条

(9)

A choking or stoppage of the breath or voice.
哽噎:呼吸或声音的哽塞或阻塞

(10)

A stop or break in the operation of a mechanism.
运作中断:停止或中断机械的运行

(11)

Informal A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
【非正式用语】 陷阱,欺诈:蹊跷的或先前无嫌疑的条件或困难:
It sounds like a good offer, but there may be a catch.
这听起来是个好的建议,但其中可能有诈

(12)

A snatch; a fragment.
片段;部分

(13)

Music A canonical, often rhythmically intricate composition for three or more voices, popular especially in the 17th and 18th centuries.
【音乐】 轮唱:一种规范的,经常是由三种或三种以上声音构成的有韵律的复杂曲目,在17和18世纪尤其流行

常用词组

catch on

(1)

To understand; perceive.
理解;察觉

(2)

To become popular:
变得流行:
Skateboarding caught on quickly.
滑板运动很快就流行起来

catch out
To detect (another) in the act or process of wrongdoing.
侦测错误:侦测(另一人)正在犯错的行为或过程

catch up

(1)

To snatch:
抢夺:
The mugger caught the wallet up and fled.
匪徒抢了钱夹并逃走了

(2)

To detect (another) in a mistake or wrongdoing:
指出错误,指出差错:指出(另一人)错误或差错:
Auditors caught up with the embezzler.
查帐员查出了那个侵占公款者

(3)

To come up from behind; overtake.
超过:从后面赶上来;超过

(4)

To become involved with, often unwillingly:
牵涉,牵连:被卷入,经常是不情愿地:
was caught up in the scandal.
涉及丑闻

(5)

To captivate; enthrall:
着迷;吸引住:
I was caught up in the mood of the evening.
我沉醉在夜晚的情调中

(6)

To bring up to date; brief:
简要介绍;简述:
Let me catch you up on all the gossip.
让我把所有的流言蜚语简要地说给你

(7)

To bring an activity nearer to completion:
使接近:将一项工作引向接近完成:
I must catch up on my correspondence.
我必须尽快写完我的回信

习惯用语

catch fire

(1)

To ignite.
燃着

(2)

To become very enthusiastic.
变得十分热情

(3)

To become the subject of great interest and widespread enthusiasm:
成为狂热的对象:成为巨大的兴趣和普遍的热情的对象:
an idea that caught fire all over the country.
一个引起举国狂热的想法

catch it【非正式用语】
To receive a punishment or scolding.
接受惩罚或责备

catch (one's) breath
To rest so as to be able to continue an activity.
喘口气,休息一下:为继续从事项活动而休息

语源

(1)

Middle English cacchen
中古英语 cacchen

(2)

from Old North French cachier [to chase]
源自 古法国北方方言 cachier [追逐]

(3)

from Latin capt3e [frequentative of] capere [to seize] * see kap-
源自 拉丁语 capt3e [] capere的重复动词 [抓住] *参见 kap-

继承用法

catchable
adj.(形容词)

参考词汇

(1)

catchenmeshensnareentangleentrapsnaretangletrap

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to take in and hold as if by using bait or a lure”:
这些动词所共有的中心意义是“象使用鱼饵一样欺骗并捕获”:
caught in her own lies;
被她自己的谎言所蒙蔽;
enmeshed in the neighbors' dispute;
陷入邻居间的争端;
ensnaring an unsuspecting dupe with fast talk;
用迅速的谈话纠缠一个轻信的受骗人;
became entangled in his own contradictions;
作茧自缚;
entrapped by a skillful interviewer into making a damaging statement;
为狡猾的提问人所诱导而发表的不利言论;
snared by false hopes;
被虚假的希望所迷惑;
tangled by his own duplicity;
为他自己的骗局所困挠;
trapped into making an incriminating admission.
受算计而做了有罪的许可

现代英汉词典

catch
[kAtF]
vt., vi.
caught, catching

(1)

捕捉;捉住
The cat catches mice.
猫捉老鼠。
The police caught the released prisoner stealing a bicycle.
释放犯偷自行车时被警察当场抓住。
She threw the ball and I caught it.
她扔出了球,我接住了它。

(2)

捕获;猎获;诱入陷阱
A rabbit was caught in a snare.
用陷阱猎获兔子。

(3)

无意中发现
Mother caught me stealing.
母亲发现我偷东西。

(4)

及时赶上
The police had to drive very quickly in order to catch the train.
警察只好把车开得很快,以便赶上那趟火车。
'Do you always catch such an early train?' asked the inspector.
`你总是赶这样的早班车吗?'检查官问道。
to catch the train
赶上火车

(5)

受感染;染患
If you go out without a mouth mask, you'll probably catch your death of cold.
如果你外出不带口罩,很可能就要患重感冒。
to catch a cold
患感冒
I'm afraid I've caught a chill.
我怕我是着凉了。
You'll catch (a) cold if you don't put a sweater on.
你不穿上运动衫会感冒的。

(6)

绊住;钩住;缠住
A nail caught her skirts.
钉子钩住了她的裙子。

(7)

打(中);打倒
The ball caught him on the head.
球打在了他的头上。

(8)

吸引;迷住
to catch a person's eye
引起某人的注意
I'd like another drink, try to catch the waiter's eye.
我想再来一杯,看着服务员,想引起他的注意。

(9)

偶然碰见;发觉
I caught him doing it.
他做这事时被我撞见了。
I caught a glimpse of the Town Hall clock as we drove quickly past.
就在我们快速驶过市政厅时,我瞥见了那里的大钟。
I only caught a glimpse of the thief, so I can't really describe him.
那个小偷我仅仅看到了一眼,所以我实在无法描绘他的模样。

(10)

着火;发动(车子);生效
The fire caught quickly.
火燃烧得很快。

(11)

听到;领会
I don't quite catch on.
我不很理解。
Sorry, I didn't catch what you said. Could you please say it again?
对不起,我没听清楚你说的话,请你再讲一遍好吗?
Did you catch my idea?
你懂得我的意思吗?
Jack's always the last to catch on my joke.
杰克总是最后一个弄明白我的笑话。
The catch on this door seems to be broken. It won't open.
这扇门的门扣好象断了,门打不开了。
I'm sorry, I can't quite catch the drift of what you're saying.
很抱歉,我没能弄清你说话的意思。
I didn't catch the last two words.
最后两字我没听清楚。
Did you catch my idea?
你懂得我的意见吗?

(12)

当棒球接手

习惯用语

catch one's breath
喘气;吓一跳;(由惊吓)暂时停止呼吸

词性变化

catch
n.

(1)

抓住;稳稳地接住;接球

(2)

捕获物(量);(值得)获得的物(人); 很好的结婚对象
Her husband was a good catch. They say he's very rich.
她丈夫是个好对象,人们说他很富有。

(3)

挂钩;锁环
The catch on that door is broken.
那门上的挂钩断了。

(4)

诡计;难人的问题; 蹊跷
That new car is very cheap; there must be a catch in it somewhere!
那辆新车这么便宜,里面一定有蹊跷!
That question looks easy, but there's a catch in it.
那个问题看起来容易,但这里面有蹊跷。

常用词组

catch on
流行(地);变得风行(地)
The new folk song caught on really quickly.
这首新民歌流行得真快。

catch out
发觉某人的过失;发觉某人的错误;找破绽
He was caught out.
他的错误被发觉了。

catch up

(1)

(常与with连用)赶上
You'll have to work harder to catch up with the top students in your class.
要赶上班上最优秀的同学你得更加用功才行。
When she caught up with them, she saw that they had sat down and were going through the contents of the bag.
当她赶上时,看到他们已坐下正在仔细查看包里的东西。
You start first, walk on and I'll catch up with you later.
你们先动身,往前走,我等一会儿会赶上你们的。

(2)

加紧弥补
I have to catch up on my work so I can't come out.
我要把工作补上,不能出去了。

现代英汉综合大辞典

catch
[kAtF]
vt.
(caught [kC:t])

(1)

捉[逮, 截]住, 捕获

(2)

赶上(车、船等)

(3)

着火, 烧

(4)

领悟, 听清, 了解, 理会

(5)

(偶然或突然)碰见, 发觉

(6)

打中; 击中

(7)

引起(注意); 使迷住

(8)

突然中止(发言等)

(9)

遭受(袭击, 处罚等)

(10)

打(个)盹; 看[扫]一眼

(11)

梗塞住; 制动

(12)

感染, 传染上(疾病)

(13)

[美俚]抽(烟); 欺骗

(14)

使进退两难; 使害怕

(15)

挂着; 绊着

(16)

【机】挡住; (棒球等)接球
He was caught by the policeman.
他被警察捉住了。
She caught a fever.
她发烧。
The ball caught him on the head.
球击中了他的头。
He caught himself before saying the wrong thing.
他突然住嘴才没说错话。
The goalkeeper jumped and caught the ball.
守门员跳起来接住了球。

词性变化

catch
[kAtF]
vi.

(1)

抓住(at), 捉住; (想)领悟(at)

(2)

锁住, 挂住, 绊住, (手指)夹住, (脚)陷进(in)

(3)

着火, 燃着

(4)

传染, 流行

(5)

(水)结(薄)冰, (声音等)闷住, 塞住

(6)

(庄稼)茁壮起来

(7)

当接球手

(8)

[英俚]得人缘
catch at an idea [opportunity]
采纳意见[抓住机会]
The lock won't catch .
这锁锁不上。
Will the disease catch?
这病传染吗?
The lake does not catch in winter.
这湖冬季不结冰。
He caught for the entire game.
在整个这?羟虮热兴涞绷私忧蚴帧?

catch
[kAtF]
n.

(1)

捕捉, 捕获; 把握

(2)

(棒球)接球, 接球手

(3)

拉手, 把手, 窗钩, 门扣, 锁键

(4)

陷井, 诡计, 圈套, 难人的问题[办法]

(5)

希望获得的东西[利益, 人, 物]

(6)

(声息等的)梗塞, 噎

(7)

(庄稼)茁壮

(8)

(歌曲)轮唱, 片断

(9)

【机】掣子, 凸轮, 制动片(装置), 轮挡, 抓爪; 舌簧; 按钮; 指针

(10)

【化】(接)受器

(11)

集尘

(12)

汽水分离器

继承用法

catchall
[`kAtFR:l]
n.
装杂物的袋、箱等; 垃圾箱;【化】截液器; 分沫器; 总受器

catch-as-catch-can
n.
(各种抓法都可使用的)兰开夏式摔跤

词性变化

catch
[kAtF]
adj.
利用可能利用方法的; 无计划的; 不择手段的

catchdrain
n.
集水沟; 截水沟

catchfly
[`kAtFflaI]
n.
【植】捕虫草; 捕虫瞿麦

catchlight
n.
一点反射光

catchline
n.

(1)

标准; 广告或演说词中用以吸引注意力的短句

(2)

戏剧中引人发笑的台词 catchpenny
adj.
无价值的; 便宜的
n.
花哨而不值钱的东西

catchphrase
[5kAtFfreIz]
n.
引人注意的字句

catchpit
n.
汇水盆地; 溢出物集流坑, 截留井, 排[泄]水井

catchpole,catchpoll
n.
法警

catchwater
n.
排水渠[沟]

catchword
[5kAtFw\:d]
n.

(1)

标语, 口号

(2)

词典上的眉题

(3)

演员的提示

习惯用语

be caught in (the rain, a trap)
遇(雨), 陷入(圈套)

be caught over
(指水面)结满了??

by catches
时而; 时断时续

lie upon the catch
埋伏以待; 伺机挑剔

muff an easy catch
【体】没有接住容易接的球

no catch (=not much of a catch)
不值得买的东西, 不合算的东西

play catch
作传球[接球]的游戏

There is a catch in sth.
其中有诈, 当中有圈套。

catch as catch can
尽一切办法, 能抓到什么就抓什么

catch at
死命抓住, 急切地抓住, 渴望取得

catch it
[口]受责备, 挨骂, 受罚

C-me (at it, doing that)!
我决不会(那样做)!

catch off
睡着

catch on

(1)

[口]投合人心, 受人欢迎

(2)

理解, 明白

(3)

抓住

(4)

找到工作。

catch out
(棒球中)接杀; 抓住(某人)短处; (用手段)挫败(某人)

catch sb. napping
乘人不备, 乘人不注意

catch sb. bending
乘人不备, 乘人不注意

catch sb. off one's guard
乘人不备, 乘人不注意

catch sb. on the hop
乘人不备, 乘人不注意

catch sb. out
发现某人的错误

catch sb. red-handed
当场抓住某人

catch sb. tripping
发现某人的过失 [差错]

catch up

(1)

抓起(某物), 突然拿起(某物)

(2)

打断并挑剔别人的话

(3)

吸住, (被)卷入, 受感染

(4)

追上, 赶上

catch up with

(1)

追上, 赶上, 与...并驾齐驱

(2)

抓住; 找到证据; 惩处

(3)

带来不良的后果

特殊用法

active catch
(阀门分配机构的)活动档

allowable catch
容许的捕鱼量

automatic window catch
自动窗锁

back catch
门后钩

bales catch
自动扣

ball catch
球掣

bayonet catch
卡口连接; 锁梢; 插座

berth curtain rod catch
卧铺帘杆卡子

blind catch
关闭把手, 闭门扣

bolt retaining catch
枪闩制动挡块

bullet catch
门碰球

commercial catch
商业捕获量, 经济鱼类捕获量

cupboard catch
弹簧平头插销

deck sash ratchet catch
顶棚窗棘轮止铁

dog catch

(1)

掣子, 卡子, 夹子

(2)

自动卡头机

(3)

擒纵器, 阻挡器

door holder catch
门止挡卡簧

fork catch
叉形挡, 叉形爪

firedoor catch
炉门挡

fish catches
捕鱼量

fixing catch
固定卡

fly catch
接腾空球

free-drop catch
自由下降档

friction catch
摩擦止门器

glottal catch
喉塞

grease catch
集油器

hold-open catch
(舱盖打开时的)固定卡销

hood catch
机罩卡钩; 机罩扣

jack catchs
卡爪

latch catch
弹簧扣

lid with bayonet catch
错齿式罐盖

lock catch
锁扣, 停止档, 闭锁掣子

oil catch
油档

passive catch
不活动挡(阀门分配机构)

positive catch
强制啮合(机构)

quick-drop catch
快速下降档

quick-release catch
快速释放制动片

rack catch
(卧铺)衣物袋止挡

release catch
擒纵器, 掣子, 卡子

retaining catch
停止挡, 闭锁掣子, 枪闩阻铁

retaining lever catch
把手挡

reverse lever catch
回动杆挡

reversing gear catch
倒车挡, 倒转挡

"safety catch "
"关保险!"; 安全制动装置

shoestring catch
在球刚落地前把它接住

smokebox door catch
烟箱门闩

snow catch
防雪树带

spring catch
弹簧挡, 弹簧销

spring coupling catch
弹簧联接挡

stop catch
止挡

stuffing box nut catch
填料函螺母挡

sustainable catch
持久捕获量

tail-gate-chain catch
可折后栏板链扣

tape transport locking catch
走带锁闩

throw-over catch
回转挡

tripping catch
解脱爪

window catch
窗钩

参考词汇
catch     capture    
都含"抓住"、"捕捉"的意思。

(1)

catch 系常用词, 指"通过追捕、机关或突然行动而捉住在活动或躲藏中的人或物," 如:
The police caught the thief.
警察抓住了小偷。

(2)

capture 指"通过武力或计谋战胜抵抗或困难而捕获某人或物", 如:
We captured them alive.
我们把他们活捉了。
free     release     librate    

美国传统词典

catch
catch
AHD:[k2ch, kμch]
D.J.[k#t., ket.]
K.K.[k#t., kWt.]
v.
caught[k?t] catch.ing, catch.es
v.tr.

(1)

To capture or seize, especially after a chase.

(2)

To take by or as if by trapping or snaring.

(3)

To discover or come upon suddenly, unexpectedly, or accidentally:
He was caught in the act of stealing.

(4)

To become cognizant or aware of suddenly:
caught her gazing out the window.

(5)

To take hold of, especially forcibly or suddenly; grasp:
caught me by the arm; caught the reins.

(6)

To grab so as to stop the motion of:
catch a ball.

(7)

To overtake:
The green car caught me on the straightaway.

(8)

To reach just in time; take:
caught the bus to town; catch a wave.

(9)

To hold, as by snagging or entangling.

(10)

To cause to become suddenly or accidentally hooked, entangled, or fastened:
caught my hem on the stair.

(11)

To hold up; delay:
was caught in traffic for an hour.

(12)

To hit; strike:
a punch that caught me in the stomach.

(13)

To check (oneself) during an action:
I caught myself before replying.

(14)

To become subject to or to contract, as by exposure to a pathogen:
catch a cold.

(15)

To become affected by or infused with:
caught the joyous mood of the festival.

(16)

To suffer from the receipt of (criticism, for example):
caught hell for being late.

(17)

To take or get suddenly, momentarily, or quickly:
We caught a glimpse of the monarch. I caught a hint of sarcasm in your response.

(18)

To grasp mentally; apprehend:
I don't catch your meaning.

(19)

To apprehend and reproduce accurately by or as if by artistic means:
an impressionist who caught the effects of wind and water in his paintings.

(20)

To attract and fix; arrest:
couldn't catch their attention; caught the teacher's eye.

(21)

To charm; captivate.

(22)

Informal To go to see (a performance, for example):
caught the midnight show.

(23)

To get (something required), usually quickly or for a brief period:
catch some sleep.
v.intr.

(1)

To become held, entangled, or fastened:
My coat caught in the car door.

(2)

To act or move so as to hold or grab someone or something:
tried to catch at the life preserver.

(3)

To be communicable or infectious; spread.

(4)

To ignite:
The fire caught.

(5)

Baseball To act as catcher.
n.

(1)

The act of catching; a taking and holding.

(2)

Something that catches, especially a device for fastening or for checking motion.

(3)

Something caught:
The mistake you found was a good catch.

(4)

Informal One, such as a person or thing, that is worth catching.

(5)

Sports

(6)

The grabbing and holding of a thrown, kicked, or batted ball before it hits the ground.

(7)

A game of throwing and catching a ball.

(8)

A quantity that is caught:
The catch amounted to 50 fish.

(9)

A choking or stoppage of the breath or voice.

(10)

A stop or break in the operation of a mechanism.

(11)

Informal A tricky or previously unsuspected condition or drawback:
It sounds like a good offer, but there may be a catch.

(12)

A snatch; a fragment.

(13)

Music A canonical, often rhythmically intricate composition for three or more voices, popular especially in the 17th and 18th centuries.

常用词组

catch on

(1)

To understand; perceive.

(2)

To become popular:
Skateboarding caught on quickly.

catch out
To detect (another) in the act or process of wrongdoing.

catch up

(1)

To snatch:
The mugger caught the wallet up and fled.

(2)

To detect (another) in a mistake or wrongdoing:
Auditors caught up with the embezzler.

(3)

To come up from behind; overtake.

(4)

To become involved with, often unwillingly:
was caught up in the scandal.

(5)

To captivate; enthrall:
I was caught up in the mood of the evening.

(6)

To bring up to date; brief:
Let me catch you up on all the gossip.

(7)

To bring an activity nearer to completion:
I must catch up on my correspondence.

习惯用语

catch fire

(1)

To ignite.

(2)

To become very enthusiastic.

(3)

To become the subject of great interest and widespread enthusiasm:
an idea that caught fire all over the country.

catch itInformal
To receive a punishment or scolding.

catch (one's) breath
To rest so as to be able to continue an activity.

语源

(1)

Middle English cacchen

(2)

from Old North French cachier [to chase]

(3)

from Latin capt3e [frequentative of] capere [to seize] * see kap-

继承用法

catchable
adj.

参考词汇

(1)

catch, enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entrap, snare, tangle, trap

(2)

The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to take in and hold as if by using bait or a lure”:
caught in her own lies;
enmeshed in the neighbors' dispute;
ensnaring an unsuspecting dupe with fast talk;
became entangled in his own contradictions;
entrapped by a skillful interviewer into making a damaging statement;
snared by false hopes;
tangled by his own duplicity;
trapped into making an incriminating admission.

英汉航海大词典

catch on
vi.抓住,贴附于

英汉化学大词典

catch on
vt.理解,变得流行

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