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View synonyms for caught

caught

[ kawt ]

verb

  1. simple past tense and past participle of catch.


caught

/ kɔːt /

verb

  1. the past tense and past participle of catch


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Other Words From

  • un·caught adjective
  • well-caught adjective
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Idioms and Phrases

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Example Sentences

Our work is a collaboration between more than 100 scientists with up to 60 years of data on animals that were caught, marked, released, and re-caught.

A street sweeper was caught in the crossfire as a gunman fired at the officer, fatally wounding her in the back.

Detectives with a fugitive task force caught up with Polanco and a friend on a Bronx street in the early afternoon.

If she got caught with a shank, they would up her custody level.

From there we took the train to Nice, France, but the French border control caught us and sent us back to Italy.

Remember the Christian congressman caught snogging a staffer?

Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.

Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.

But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.

When we'd finished, one of the hunters rounded up the horses and we caught our nags and saddled them.

He caught himself in the act of listening to you too credulously—and that seemed to him unmanly and dishonorable.

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