catch [-ing, caught] v

ME cache-n < late L. capt-us, taken captive.

  1. Hear; discern; perceive.
  2. Clutch; grab; grasp.
  3. Reflect; shine forth..
  4. Seize; intercept; gather in passing through the air.
  5. Get; obtain; secure; maintain.
  6. Phrase. “caught a ride with”: become a passenger; be conveyed by; [fig.] glide through the air by means of.