Đồng nghĩa của catch

Alternative for catch

catches, caught, catching

Đồng nghĩa: apprehend, arrest, capture, discover, seize, surprise, take,

Verb

To seize and hold someone or an animal
capture seize trap snare arrest nab ensnare net apprehend bag collar hook take land nail bust detain get grab snatch beach cop corral entrap glom grapple lift nobble pinch rap snag nick prehend entangle lasso take into custody take captive take prisoner haul in reel in run in lay hold of pull in snap up take hostage get one's fingers on pounce on feel someone's collar pick up enmesh ensnarl tangle secure restrain entoil mesh take in immesh snarl imprison bring in do put in jail throw in jail catch up grasp abduct appropriate incarcerate trammel get hold of jag ambush put behind bars corner twist grip take hold of carry off lay hands on round up feel your collar place under arrest kidnap get a hold of obtain gain hold win procure earn tree waylay ambuscade attain achieve stop acquire take possession of score draw garner realize book run to ground reap have shut in close in box in annex swing run to earth realise annexe come by hem in get hands on pull down take in for questioning knock down bind put the cuffs on drive into a corner clutch wedge stick clasp clench snap commandeer knot wire springe decoy pluck pick off grab hold of take possession entwine take downtown gaol roust pull jail enchain fetter foul catch hold of ravel toss in jail put the arm on tangle up enclose surround receive bottle gather mousetrap amass collect lay a trap for block off pen in deceive lure entice trick seduce access buy cut off carry purchase implicate allure embroil beguile bring to bay confine pen inveigle get one's mitts on come to have wangle hustle get your hands on possess oneself of come into come in for be given take receipt of scare up rack up build up come into possession of latch onto lock up get one's hands on make get on ropes have up a tree involve betrap lead on benet blag catch in suck in lay for rope in get caught in set a trap for be appointed to get caught on lock in fence in hold captive hedge in pin down clinch accomplish derive find reach glean chalk up scoop fulfil notch up fulfill produce clock up hit effect be awarded compass inherit pull off consummate come away with get possession of arrive at log pocket take home conquer accept ring up bring about bring off perform clear complete walk away with walk off with wrap up accumulate perpetrate effectuate be presented with lay one's hands on manage prosecute clean up have conferred on one bring to fruition carry out bring home succeed in follow through with assume fetch pot execute retrieve meet bring recover accrue return cull harvest profit locate establish get into one's hands claim negotiate wrest commit gather up fix be provided with scrape together win possession of be paid be in receipt of rake in discharge get done make good on sew up latch on to deliver on carry through follow through on put through bring to completion contract adopt understand steal captivate know feel bank sense come up with reify cinch search out possess retain enjoy own guaranty guarantee ice ensure assure insure be one's lot meet with fall to the lot encounter source make a profit profit with save hoard schlenter salvage occupy induce solicit notch make it to command take delivery of be sent maneuver manoeuvre work trace track take over succeed catalyse catalyze actualize finalize cash in on realize a profit of make a profit of come across come upon luck into fall upon happen upon stumble upon merit justify deserve accept delivery of hit up hold out for lay claim to take into one's possession agree to receive get at drum up scrape up lay up gobble up track down polish off glom onto make sure of give security make sure advance ameliorate enlist warrant make use of finalise finish off go through with accede to be elevated to yield gross tie up beg borrow or steal buy out manage to get make a haul prevail upon buy up bring around arrange bear pay cost recoup sell finish fix up sort out turn wrangle be deserving of sock ingather conclude have a right to yank knock off wrench get paid be entitled to be worthy of engineer be worth prise extricate make fast buck be in line for bring home the groceries pay one's dues be gainfully employed make it big bring home the bacon eke out strike honor conduct honour get in get as a result perfect satisfy do justice to take care of pull something off live up to make it nail it put it over do the trick get there keep faith with put the tin lid on do a bang-up job get someplace fulfill one's potential make hay do one proud be true to seize hold of take a grip of grab away get fingers on clap hands on take by force go for

Verb

To chance upon someone doing something unexpected (and usually underhanded)
discover detect expose find unmask encounter surprise come upon come across catch out catch red-handed find out catch in the act light on stumble on stumble upon take by surprise burst in on catch off guard catch unawares chance on chance upon happen upon bring to light hit upon take unawares unearth descry uncover determine turn up light upon get nose out learn ascertain meet hit on see reveal dig up locate disclose dig out root out track down ferret out scare up run down scout up dredge up rout out happen on hunt up hunt down spot realize notice recognize perceive espy discern meet with distinguish observe identify work out pitch upon tumble upon recognise stumble onto figure out realise wise up to attain achieve acquire gain obtain run into strike bump into come to know catch on to unlock stumble across fathom out pick up on tumble to have an aha moment get wise to the fact think of look up dope out suss out sniff out get wise to get on to get wind of the fact get wind of conceive trip wrong-foot trip up trick rummage reach transpire track register be found become known pop up crop up comprehend appreciate establish run across grasp suss behold apprehend come to pass come to light meet up with cross the path luck into run smack into come by alight upon rub eyeballs fall in with meet by chance divine note wise up catch on to the fact catch on know become aware rumble twig hear sense debunk explore elicit glimpse smell out hunt out smoke out bring into the open learn of tumble into come up with arrive at search out lay bare pin down run to earth disinter get to know uncloak pinpoint manifest unveil scent out deduce show up verify sight run to ground get at trace follow the scent of read confirm trip over make out strike on bring to notice sniff something out edge out retrieve seek fish out ferret nose something out fix settle bring something to light happen bump collar corral chance figure fathom undress extricate search for or out make certain look for trace back make certain of get wise add up intuit contrive pick up lay your hand on put your finger on put one's finger on catch sight of trip on lay fingers on localise hook localize savvy latch on to cognize get the drift get the picture cotton on to get the message grub out nail size up have a hunch diagnose penetrate get a fix on find something out smoke something out extract lay your hands on zero in on lay one's hands on pierce be on to exhibit indicate show display bespeak bare demonstrate unclose betray evince unbosom flash give away allow to be seen put on display expose to view put on view unclothe put on show be evidence of make clear make plain blow wide open

Verb

To clearly comprehend something
discern perceive apprehend get grasp hear recognise recognize comprehend understand follow decipher assimilate fathom twig unravel appreciate cognize conceive decode dig intuit know make register savvy compass gather grok seize sense suss make out suss out catch on to figure out tumble to latch on to puzzle out take in keep up with get the drift of get the hang of get the message get the picture get to the bottom of cotton on to cotton to make head or tail of see behold realize realise read absorb learn distinguish pick up be aware of catch on identify divine digest work out make sense of penetrate interpret get a fix on deduce master pick up on take on board become conscious of accept notice note envisage see the light cotton on become aware of become cognizant of have an aha moment detect process have think ascertain imbibe discover crack piece together find tell be conscious of get the idea get it find out soak up be cognizant of get to know absorb mentally get the drift feel untangle disentangle believe conclude fathom out imagine observe differentiate translate track integrate determine taste pierce feature infer acquire have knowledge of get wise to envision latch on come to know get the message about drink in see daylight get one's head around get into make of get the picture about conceive of get the point of familiarize oneself with take up latch onto soak in catch the drift be with it acknowledge concede admit take construe sort out grant incorporate break ingest allow confess hit on get the gist see the point of own get someone's drift respect get the point tap into ken take meaning take on search out ferret out see through pick up what someone is putting down make sense see the light about wrap one's mind around see into get your head round get a grip be aware be familiar with be au fait with have a handle on click with wrap one's mind round get the idea of become conscious of the fact that image vision visualise become aware of the fact that fancy wise up get through one's head become conscious get on to be aware of the fact that visualize be conscious of the fact that pinpoint measure gage gauge flash copy pin suspect catch the drift of think through get to the bottom get clued up about feel in one's bones scent guess get vibrations see what's what apperceive smell deem hold consider credit anticipate just know have a hunch get the impression get the impression of feel in bones feel in your bones get vibes have a funny feeling feel in gut have a feeling discriminate contrast difference secern differentialize make a distinction tell apart know what's what antithesize discrepate mark sight pick out spot antithesise tell the difference set off discern a difference split hairs see a difference draw a distinction avow agree declare affirm profess yield own up go along with fess up acquiesce let on own up to proclaim accede be wise to honor honour heed reveal embrace cooperate with state defer to suppose give in to regard pay heed to award come clean take heed of open up sniff abide by bow to agree to comply with maintain assert accede to adhere to conform to sympathize with aver agree with support adopt approve of concur with acquiesce in mind take notice of surmise disclose hazard predict certify conjecture estimate acquiesce to allege foresee postulate assent judge nose out hypothesize theorize presume insist avouch protest asseverate assume figure fall in with warrant contend claim purport stick by view presuppose esteem 'fess up sniff out act in accordance with speculate watch confirm expect concur appraise vow opine venture get off chest reckon predicate fall in line with suggest sing depose evaluate hypothesise theorise be in conformity with be in accordance with swear on bible get one's head round pay attention to swear up and down size up celebrate succumb to submit resign yourself to give way to admit as true decorate say cede tumble decide be sensible of are aware of have a sensation of take account be alert to obey identify with empathize with empathise with sympathise with relate to be sensitive to be alive to clinch be sure philosophize philosophise weigh up sum up adjudge assess ween express have information be informed announce accept the validity of acknowledge the validity of commiserate with be able to see admit the validity of explain define uphold utter advert take note of scan attend have knowledge be conscious explicate cop be conscious that be aware that have experience of perceive the meaning of break down dope out throw light on take to mean be certain take notice nose feel certain be read be learned be versed be schooled know for certain pay attention whiff have down pat vouch snuff trust entertain make clean breast allow to be valid tell the truth soapbox talk big stump cross heart act as if spout spiel croon constate get on soapbox blow hot air say so come out listen to hold to keep to stick with live by stick to submit to foretell yield to have regard to bear in mind take to heart goose-step to do as told give allegiance to toe the line be guided by be on the track get wind of fold accord ditto compromise waive be on the trail of be on the track of consent to divulge assent to endorse glean approximate premise throw in the towel cry uncle play ball with yes one say uncle go with the flow bury the hatchet cave in expose swear calculate prevision call daresay imply accord to spill leak foreknow forefeel indicate communicate narrate talk confide uncover bare unveil pick guesstimate place guarantee lay down attest let out go into details make a clean breast of make public blow the lid off squeal about make known come out of the closet cop to bring into the open give away bring to light make a clean breast tell all about get something off one's chest spill the beans about blurt out cough up spill your guts blow the gaff on attest to dare say take for granted take a stab make a guess at be given to understand hazard a guess take a shot think likely be of the opinion make an estimate of jump to a conclusion go out on a limb take a shot at form an opinion of take a stab at cook up have a sneaking suspicion of dare-say dream up take an oath cop a plea slang come out of closet shake on subscribe to cross one's heart

Verb

To perceive fleetingly
notice observe discern perceive see spot detect eye note regard sight view behold descry distinguish espy recognise recognize witness clock eyeball mark remark slang spy look at make out become aware of catch sight of glimpse get a load of watch discover check out find survey take in inspect examine pick out gaze at catch a glimpse of scan scrutinize take a dekko at lay eyes on set eyes on check clap eyes on identify stare at contemplate follow capture take a gander at scrutinise take a shufti at pick up on hunt down track down rubberneck gawp at locate have a gander at trace have a squint at have a dekko at heed have sight of pay attention to get a glimpse of look on get an eyeful of monitor surveil gaze upon size up spy on keep an eye on keep watch on keep under surveillance keep under observation keep tabs on twig keep a tab on watch like a hawk keep a weather eye on keep under scrutiny give something a once-over keep a beady eye on have a shufti at study mind dig peer at take note of recce flash pipe read focus on take note get hold of seek out unearth consider scent sense know by sight take notice give attention to pore over diagnose decry smell pay heed to earmark taste ascertain feast one's eyes on spy out case pinpoint place feast your eyes on have a butcher's at feast one's eyes reconnoitre reconnoiter encounter ogle attend track eagle-eye keep track of keep one's eye on look over explore see over review spectate be shown over rubberneck at become conscious of check something out oversee ponder believe audit assess beam gaze canvass scope stare overlook be on the scene look on at be a witness to be on hand be present be a witness be present at flash on meet with turn up ferret out point out give something the once-over check over have a look-see at feast eyes on eagle eye gape glance at peruse leer take a look give the eye give the once-over have take a glance at have a look keep eagle eye on analyze con analyse look investigate probe take stock of go over vet peer evaluate goggle appraise go through browse gawk glare peek peep look into search scope out focus dissect look upon gawp scrutinate take a gander delve into glance cast an eye over run through go over with a fine-tooth comb research assay prospect treat skim leaf through flick through flip through sift look through glare at gape at blink enquire into fix one's gaze lay one's eyes on look fixedly gawk at subject to an examination take a look at take notice of weigh up give something a going-over read through give the once over peep at peek at run over get an eyeful check up feel about estimate question think about sweep anatomize pry squint look something over supervise scout superintend pierce penetrate go into think of enquire inquire work over take a dekko eye up dig into admire inquire into glim check into look at carefully refer to have a look-see examine closely rivet on skim through put under a microscope take a good look look vacantly dip into run your eye over watch from a distance rivet concentrate look through something interpret face see briefly balance relate to adjudicate judge discuss tackle pick up scour verify beware ogle at look closely get a sight of report sum up make enquiries into conduct investigations into esteem like memorise memorize leer at concentrate on rake pass through bone up read over snoop look earnestly gage triangulate peg candle examine carefully perlustrate comb weigh smoke make inquiries into take a good look at deconstruct cut take stock sit in size graph plot gauge valuate summarise chart summarize squinny suss out take a butcher's at surf glass glance over excogitate inquisite break down gloat try to see pin bore keep tabs give the eagle eye make eyes at not take one's eyes off riffle riff rumble test burn up parade muster chew over look through narrowed eyes run down poke around look-see cross-examine check up on pry into probe into conduct an investigation into nose around make an observation of make a recce of outstare take the measure of glower have a squint narrow your eyes squint at screw up eyes look something up and down look up and down catechize interrogate get a bird's-eye view of stake out map out think through pick at take a shufti take a butcher's fix one's gaze at look intently stare in wonder stare open-mouthed have a good look fix on look hard watch closely subject to an inspection kick the tires give something a look-see devour glint keek screen glance through dip register plough through be absorbed in wade through bury oneself in browse through thumb through parse winnow undersee squiz listen to pay attention bear in mind take to heart pay heed give a thought to give thought to hearken take heed of attend to hearken to take into consideration march past sneak a look look quickly search into look briefly have a quick look look see have a shufti take a quick look sift through glance one's eye

Verb

To succeed in evoking or representing
evoke capture encapsulate express recall represent reproduce show suggest draw record film paint photograph conjure up summon up call to mind portray depict delineate sketch render picture describe image limn illustrate set out paint a picture of catch a likeness of present feature exhibit characterize characterise character interpret draw a picture of figure recount put graphically tell vividly bring to life conjure up a vision catch a likeness make you see trace outline draft plot define draught mark lay out mark out map out design detail chart pencil copy rough out make a drawing of silhouette caricature compose model line demarcate plan delimit etch make a diagram of sketch out depicture work apply brand specify particularize explain determine identify profile skeletonize diagram adumbrate skeleton develop blueprint chalk doodle particularise formulate crayon engrave graph frame form simulate parody set forth block in mimic imitate duplicate demark act like paint in words set border make a diagram do drawings make a drawing block out put in words draw the lines of mark off mark the limits of mark the boundaries of draw round indicate map sketch in draw over make a rough draft edge bound draw up stencil paint a mental picture of ornament adorn embellish pictorialize decorate illuminate accompany display embody highlight add pictures to add drawings to provide artwork for add sketches to symbolize mirror symbolise exemplify spotlight visualize visualise envisage manifest conceptualize ostend instantiate epitomize typify vivify vision demonstrate perceive sculpt limelight conceit project view generate epitomise envision conceptualise snap give a picture of conceive of conjure up a picture of

Verb

To strike (someone) on a part of the body
hit strike slap slug smack swat thump bang bash beat belt clip clobber clock crack knock pelt pound pummelled pummel smash sock swipe whack bat bludgeon bonk bop buffet bump club contact cuff drub hammer hook pop rap slog thwack bump into crash into connect with punch slam wallop smite box paste whale bust tag clout nail zap biff bob clap whop wham tap let someone have it batter thrash deck boff slosh lam dong lambaste welt quilt tan flog whomp belabour whip lick belabor lay one on swinge lay into cudgel knock into the middle of next week lash stick one on birch lace into baste assault chin rough up rain blows on dot attack work over floor pitch into beat the living daylights out of switch thud lace lather paddle whap maul give someone a good hiding crown hide tonk thresh slate light into spank pommel lambast whup tromp fib curry plug give someone a hiding bung up mess up punch out blow knock around do jab cane give someone a drubbing give someone a beating give someone a good beating give someone a good drubbing ding skelp do over knock about larrup king-hit beat up chop blast sucker-punch let have it brain drive thrust crash welly abuse flail maltreat KO tear into ram beat up on aim blows at bean assail hurt pat kick conk trash mug forge draw bushwhack impel jump weigh into set about strap set upon lob clump set on sail into fall upon hit hard break zonk mash bruise drum pounce upon get stuck into punish lash out at have a go at hack poke stroke haymaker fillip bombard duke bam injure chip impair thump on knock on bear down pick stripe plump stinger trounce crush spike swing scud impact impinge collide afflict flay take out plant one blip mistreat fell roughhouse manhandle flatten level total wound lash out hang one on flagellate give someone a hot bottom hit for six uppercut put someone over one's knee make someone feel the back of one's hand chastise land a punch stone pellet flax percuss dab blitz whang wipe sock it to someone rain blows upon box somebody's ears fill in let one have it lay a finger on box someone's ears hit out concuss stun skull knock out ride roughshod let fly slap around come down on physically attack go for jump down one's throat haul off on clonk cosh swing at hit out at give a black eye wreck deface mutilate brutalize mangle lacerate disable disfigure maim contuse brutalise cripple lame hit over the head hit on the head stick one on someone dash against ambush aggress harm overwhelm sic boot bother besiege sick harass beset blister cook stab descend on descend upon assault physically chop down jump on knock cold pounce on malleate strike at turn on knock block off duff someone up go in on turn to violence lay siege to let fly at knock for a loop

Verb

To attract and engage the attention or interest of
engage attract absorb capture grip arrest bewitch captivate draw engross gain grab hold seize win rivet hold on to fascinate enthral enthrall occupy mesmerize enchant interest hypnotize involve mesmerise hypnotise intrigue spellbind entrance enrapture charm immerse preoccupy busy monopolize bemuse enwrap catch up monopolise entice bedazzle allure lure invite magnetize catch hold of magnetise maintain keep transfix keep alive keep up entertain amuse divert distract ensnare engulf compel hold spellbound envelop beguile fix attach pull fixate inspire enamour induce prompt corner hog consume assimilate fill soak apply appeal persuade influence elicit take wile enamor move bring in pull in up on become lost be hung sew up take up call forth win over catch the eye of argue into bring forth bring around hold your attention tie up delight please employ concern hook ravish dazzle obsess witch wow dominate overwhelm bury thrill throw transport excite titillate rapture kill affect hold the attention of gratify pique gladden slay tickle pink knock dead possess tempt tantalize infatuate enslave tantalise appeal to solace carry away turn on tickle take control of bowl over keep busy haunt control swamp lose seduce plunge cheer commit arouse drown overcome overpower delectate regale eat up take over stimulate disport wrap become an obsession with enmesh recreate bind vamp connect mire attend root to the spot hold in awe hold one's attention relax knock out make happy be of interest to put under a spell make a hit with give pleasure to sweep off one's feet subjugate impress electrify keep amused snare woo wrap up rap concentrate perk up be interesting to touch exercise hold someone's attention worry trouble lose oneself in get lost in sink rope in devour matter to absorb yourself in throw yourself into grab the attention of use up send turn one on sweep off your feet disturb panic enlist hold attention engross oneself catch one's eye send into transports take someone's breath away send into raptures animate fire intoxicate interest greatly kindle subdue stir provoke be concerned with be active with overburden be a hit with break one up fracture one knock 'em dead put 'em away get one's jollies devote tickle the fancy of tickle to death throw oneself into gain control of gain dominance of overload be attractive to arouse one's curiosity light someone's fire float someone's boat tickle someone's fancy sit up engage one's attention whet one's appetite capture one's imagination arouse curiosity bother arouse the curiosity of tickle your fancy engage someone's attention arouse someone's curiosity be a source of fascination to tickle one's fancy eat away at stun grasp rule get ecstasize humour humor elate enliven comfort inspirit indulge satisfy implicate associate embroil plague torment hound bedevil petrify paralyse participate entangle entail impute inculpate link crack up make merry astound stupefy take in beset freeze immobilize halt gorgonize harass prey on palsy stop dead paralyze root immobilise take up all of someone's time take up someone's whole attention submerge own deluge inundate flood rivet the attention of stop someone in their tracks stop one dead have a hold on have a grip on stop in one's tracks sweep off feet overrun get under someone's skin be on your mind prey on your mind be uppermost in your thoughts encompass gulf overflow submerse overtake crush flood out whelm wash out imbibe surround swallow up snow under

Verb

To reach in time to board (a train, bus, or aircraft)

Verb

To stop oneself from doing something
stop check block circumvent halt thwart contain counter curtail hinder restrain restrict stifle still stymie arrest constrain intercept prevent repress stall stay suppress withhold hold back hold up pull up draw up fetch up bring up impede curb obstruct hamper inhibit retard frustrate interrupt limit pause interfere with slow down bar bridle brake stem freeze put a brake on bring to a standstill come to a standstill nip in the bud end encumber slow fetter delay forestall hamstring trammel shackle baulk suspend terminate drop hold hobble can balk staunch cut short shut down stand in the way of stand still knock off come to a stop come to a halt pull in bring to an end fix scrub sidetrack brace park arrive handicap clog control confine cramp draw to a halt haul up reach a standstill get there foil ensnare enmesh tie net capture rein neutralize manacle short-circuit hog-tie handcuff embarrass straiten snag reduce muffle squelch smother swallow entrap govern moderate fight back bottleneck counteract disrupt hem in tether tie up repulse discourage bottle up choke tame regulate rebuff choke back neutralise checkmate rein in keep in check put a spoke in someone's wheel keep under control slacken pace keep a lid on keep back play for time bite back hold in hold down stem the flow of throw a spanner in the works of throw a monkey wrench in the works of derail shelve stonewall sabotage bork stand fence put off cease discontinue quit finish conclude close break elapse not move stand off peter out lapse pass determine expire go die belay hesitate falter waver immobilize teeter dither scruple balance wabble stagger vacillate wobble limp stumble whiffle immobilise break off leave off break up wind up cut off cut out desist from let up dead-end lay off be abandoned wiggle-waggle come to an end come to a close be suspended close down blow the whistle on wink out put a sock in shut off draw to a stand put a stop to be over hang back call it a day put an end to be broken off pack in bring to a stop shilly-shally hold at bay put a cork in stem the flow bring to standstill pull the plug on come to rest give over put the kibosh on pack up draw to a close desist give up abandon cancel complete wrap up call a halt call a halt to prohibit bring to a close kill forgo refrain from avoid cut quash adjourn bring to a halt avert preclude dissolve forbid close out scotch debar extinguish head off deter call off defeat shut out nullify abort kick baffle subdue lessen quell obviate hang up axe ward off ruin stave off renounce hold off dam call it quits oppose finish off ax abstain from interdict diminish forfend decrease cripple lay off of deactivate put paid to postpone relinquish put the lid on withdraw surcease resist forsake settle dash squash annul destroy round off round out do without scrap scupper beat crimp dispense with rule out fade dwindle outlaw turn off do for crush culminate abolish recess eschew prorogue abate exclude take a break enjoin crack down on remit fend off run down rest pack it in fade away proscribe abstain disappear rescind repeal run out revoke cool vanish refrain consummate ban veto defer wane forbear ebb disallow eliminate stamp out intermit keep scratch spoil forbear from shun slacken disappoint cumber cry off ultimate sink sew up snooker switch off turn aside wind down discomfit embargo pass up die down put back steer clear of swear off criminalize die away taboo plug put down put out make illegal have done with die out melt away clamp down on criminalise keep off set back stanch disable subside decline close off not continue disconnect occlude congest nip something in the bud interfere wrap take five skip stuff top off decelerate overturn jam shake defend against bite the dust divert silence have a breather dodge crab negate get done take a breather weaken stop up get off end up prorogate stop dead give something the chop fizzle out knock something on the head contravene hold over ditch withhold from ease up close up remove ward run its course ease off outwit put a lid on lay aside dissuade spike jack in get in the way of put on ice plug up choke off slap down snuff out slow up foul up put in cold storage place an embargo on screw up tail off put the stopper on stop trying wait call recall fail shorten stop work unplug shut pull over draw in sever evaporate estop save forego ignore evade crown intervene wilt abbreviate abridge detain invalidate evanish screen offset disengage repel sidestep clip pigeonhole obscure skirt finalize refuse recede wither sandbag help conquer shrink clot restrain from abjure leave throttle deflect reject table parry pass on stop short throw in the towel throw in the sponge deteriorate droop decay stay away from smash degenerate back off shy from pre-empt bung mothball block out fill up clog up fill lower have a break go without waive take ten set aside keep from censor cut it out nobble chill jam up bung up cease to exist muzzle finalise become invalid pull out of get out of protract disconcert duck turn out hold in abeyance relax put on hold get in the way bury rattle skip out on become void become obsolete not touch pass away blow over nix taper off crumble queer bottle dull cross faze bring to a conclusion trail off stump bog down leave alone stopper bring to naught cool it overcome lay on the table cramp one's style quit cold throw monkey wrench in take a rain check on keep at bay lock up put on the back burner give a rest keep in box in put the brakes on withdraw from fall away pour cold water on put the mockers on beat down declare illegal kick the habit upset the apple cart bilk finish with mess up throw a spanner in the works keep lid on bring to screeching halt throw up retire from not do be a hindrance to wipe out take the cure gum up cork throw cold water on buck kick over louse up land eradicate strangle at birth put a stop to something clobber bring to end withstand kill off turn back flick off stop working cinch disturb abrogate close shop finish work finish working clock off surrender despair lose heart capitulate admit defeat be beaten give in concede defeat bring deny yourself jack it in censure cap yield resign circumnavigate achieve succeed retardate depart douse clear forlet collapse stop in one's tracks leave out back out of bring to an untimely end leave work wreck shatter withcall phase out accomplish discharge shutdown quit cold turkey bit confront power down be at an end be no longer valid stave anticipate disjoin interpose disunite part do away with dissever get rid of separate pick off down tools prolong take a breather from put on a back burner polish off get on the wagon hang it up draw to close put to bed put a period to ease render powerless crash call a stop to put on brakes put an stop to forswear say goodbye to lose speed cut into slam on the brakes break into crool banjax burden bring down curtain simmer down compose collect detach log off put the brakes on take out of play dish give up hope abandon hope stop doing lie by spell back out renege bag it blow off clinch shutter render null and void give the run around dash one's hope lick upset the applecart overpower fold up be put to bed button up cut loose button down take down hold off on make late stop oneself transpire reschedule put a stopper in put half nelson on put chill on put a lock on zing gridlock stop midstream fold extirpate snub exsect marginalize oust carve isolate usurp delete extract overlook excise shirk retreat be the end of drop out tie up loose ends liquidate clean up come to the end do be through with finish up take time out take time off elude disband bypass barricade seal caulk black decommission come to a conclusion round up give notice throw a spoke in the wheel of knock it off back off from break the habit of shrink from check out from root traverse relent drop off put aside carry out fight shy of resist the temptation to take the pledge give a wide berth to go on the wagon avoid doing sit out be temperate have nothing to do with banish boycott blockade kibosh surcease from escape from call it quits on constrict scuttle hit the switch halt in its tracks give the slip shake off give the run-around buffalo promote shuffle off juke run circles around run rings around bollix throw a monkey wrench in the works resolve carry through bring to fruition damp vanquish overthrow push back procrastinate inactivate hang fire omit put on back burner count out put in abeyance file pink-slip keep in abeyance lay over put on the shelf look away turn turn from veer shunt shove aside confound upset blackball disqualify complicate cut dead take out marginalise take away choke up pack block up throw a curve set the seal on obturate quench cow switch something off let taper de-escalate pall drop away fall finish the working day forfeit undo bulwark defend guard declare ineligible pass by illegalize ice out curse officially forbid sunder be no more fly by divorce sacrifice jilt triumph over block off continue respite put over suspend proceedings blank counterplot attenuate dampen disadvise scare stunt slip away dam up gibbet gunge up wring noose squeeze drown silt up put out of business put out of action bring someone to their knees escape deprive deny overwhelm dominate annihilate clamp shush trample pull off the road slack phase down coast cool off drain away become weaker chill out unlax ratchet down gag unaccustom take a recess break short stop cold evanesce cover fend put lid on keep inside put kibosh on drive underground trample on sit on go by weigh down declare taboo take wind out of sails get the better of upset one's apple cart cause setback put end to leave unfinished stop in full flow dispose of wind something up monkey with resign from eighty-six dust off part from forget about turn your back on part with break with write off retrograde bate give the thumbs down to put the chill on give the red light to say no pull the plug molder dilapidate moulder take a rain check deliberate dock languish flag talk out of keep from happening get shut of safeguard against secure against protect against shield against put a damper on act like a wet blanket run low go downhill fade out wear away go down grow less go dead get shot of stand up for guard against skirt round defend oneself against fight off keep at arm's length wean cut back mark time linger sideline take a breath reflect tarry lag emaciate tire shrivel sag truncate retrench stop briefly counterbalance think twice call time minimize totter faint lose spirit impoverish debase minimise give way depress grow dim waste away wear off grow faint thin out fall off relapse vitiate lose tremble grow weaker pare down elide cut down lop trim syncopate chop break it up come to standstill catch one's breath minify tighten up crop slim down downsize contract slash deaden counterpoise negative countervail cancel out stop what you're doing dumb clam correct remedy compensate for boil down rein back get to meat put in nutshell roll back put a restriction on put a limit on keep down say nothing prevent oneself from cease to indulge in restrain oneself from prevent yourself from not give in to stop oneself from equilibrize make up for counterweigh balance out even out countercheck respond rectify stabilise redress right go against stabilize counterwork

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(of an engine) To fire and start running

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To fasten or fix securely in place
anchor clamp fasten fix hitch secure moor set stick implant embed lodge plant attach settle make fast affix tie bolt imbed bind connect cement enroot root install infix entrench instal nail bond lash couple position link wedge place pin clip glue engrain ingrain bed become fixed freeze to join establish brace fix in place chain inculcate hold screw tack instill intrench clinch deposit instil insert consolidate stabilize locate rivet solidify rigidify congeal stiffen stabilise graft steady tie down nail down stay put mount inseminate sow breed impress introduce sink thrust bury engraft inset annex append zero in drum into thicken harden stay drop staple compress close tighten annexe adjust button make port impact pinion batten down button down lock up hook on anchor itself become implanted embed itself become settled become stuck become caught become embedded become anchored get stuck come to rest dock berth tie up fix firmly picket cable tether situate put bend emplace lay dispose depose station set up make permanent batten jam tack on make firm base ground imprint brand inlay etch engrave set in press stamp found build plunge erect hammer in tuck in work in pop in fit deboss push ensconce inscribe print drive construct dig in ram in drive in center stick in enclose centralize inject thrust in insinuate centralise centre set down add place in put in shoehorn interleave interlope shove in slot in intrude admit squeeze in fit into obtrude edge in drive home infuse peg send mark form seat propel clap punch slip put down supply slide carve chase emboss fortify fix into load slot strengthen confirm protect define fence delve take designate offset put up pump impel fill land dig strike construct defences dig trenches domiciliate put down roots put in place pierce submerge surround immerse pop tuck work grub burrow hole up rest din in drum in shove bung put in position imbue take root predicate support focus sustain push in stuff in put into breed in the bone radicate drill in drill into teach indoctrinate din into sow the seeds drive into hammer home hinge rear bottom grow roots record register become established depend root in ground in interpose interpolate interject enter incorporate intersperse intercalate include drag in lug in fit in sandwich between sandwich in fill in

Verb

To deceive or fool someone
string along deceive fool dupe mislead trick hoodwink delude con hoax beguile bamboozle sucker bluff cozen misguide gull snooker misinform gaff hornswoggle snow humbug have spoof gammon buffalo juggle burn flirt trifle dally toy coquet wanton take in have on fake out suck in lead on take for a ride put one over on lead up the garden path give the runaround send on a wild-goose chase cheat swindle defraud double-cross kid pull a swifty on pull a fast one on bilk gyp rook scam pull one's leg sting diddle do shaft rip off do a number on stiff flimflam betray lead one down the garden path pull the wool over one's eyes outwit victimize victimise entrap euchre mulct bunco illude pull the wool over somebody's eyes seduce ensnare inveigle fleece fiddle swizzle sharp chicane pull the wool over someone's eyes sell a pup to befool screw lie disinform fake jive give someone a bum steer take to the cleaners put on skin finagle take advantage of rope in impose on sell mousetrap overreach outfox lie to lure entice tempt stick chisel bait hose misdirect outmanoeuvre misstate prevaricate ream goldbrick catch out make a fool of give wrong information to doublespeak propagandize distort send on a wild goose chase pervert throw off the scent put on the wrong track outmaneuver misrepresent circumvent put on an act throw dust in someone's eyes pull wool over eyes lead up garden path cover up wrong steer take someone in play trick on put up smoke screen put on false front take someone for a ride set up bait and switch propagandise caboodle beat lead astray have someone on pull somebody's leg fabricate double-talk impose thwart four-flush use hustle pull in entangle enmesh fudge bunk give the wrong impression pretend bleed maneuver manoeuvre shortchange stump do the dirty on stitch up baffle dust jerk around pull something fox play-act play a trick on juke feign sham lead down the garden path squeeze tease joke short pass off psych out shuck blag wind up skunk sell a pup get the better of pull a fast one pull someone's leg make a sucker of play a practical joke on frame play a jest on play a prank on run a game on play games with play a joke on murphy chouse thimblerig pluck nobble shake down do in charm enchant attract entrance hypnotize bewitch dazzle woo blind mesmerize captivate spellbind win over soft-soap sweet-talk decoy allure solicit butter up exploit take jockey shave hypnotise play manipulate finesse mesmerise play joke on impose upon take to cleaners beat out of take for play away cross up step out hook pull fast one falsify clip take for ride rob disappoint cuckold gouge play for a sucker play for a fool throw trap pull wool over double deal hocus-pocus sandbag milk outsmart wheedle embezzle gazump outslick outthink cajole sell down the river defeat sell out overcharge double-deal bewilder short-change coax swizz stab in the back outjockey outplay outdo rush cross outguess top steal outgeneral steal a march on goose worst jip confuse cap screw over sell a bill of goods to end run figure out persuade induce foil trim frustrate pilfer banter jolly affect plunder out-think mock wangle soak dissimulate two-time backstab dissemble gaslight influence put one over on someone sell a bill of goods do out of give the shaft pull a fast one on someone let down run rings round be cleverer than make rings round put up a front do someone in the eye gip duck weasel dodge troll make a monkey of make somebody look an idiot deke slip out cop out worm one's way out of beat around the bush stretch the rules bend the rules pull something funny stack the cards hit below the belt sell someone down the river pigeon bilk of extort filch fix outperform slip something over on put someone up to something abuse heist welsh defy despoil trip up be sold a pup sway contrive play dirty ruin best overcome impress elude rebel against disobey belie make a fool of somebody catfish prey on flam bleed dry lead somebody down the garden path fit up go one better than bias take to the cleaner's do number on sucker into challenge toy with trifle with dally with play with fail lay a trap for be disloyal to split break faith with be unfaithful to play false make use of be disloyal be dishonest go back on be unfaithful play games stage-manage pull strings pull wires twist around your little finger string someone along hack draw machinate rig yuck yuk jest jape fun josh quip gag wisecrack chaff play fast and loose with invite doctor engineer lirt crib blench rogue belirt simulate counterfeit pull mastermind cook steer profess assume bribe rag ridicule bother game allege interfere with find a loophole in tinker with fudge with fiddle with exploit a loophole in tamper with blandish flatter come on to take out fast talk give bum steer break the rules sweep off one's feet act claim fib blarney aspire impersonate purport palaver let on pass yourself off as make out pass for lay claim masquerade be deceitful stonewall malinger be hypocritical fish jazz claim falsely whitewash shuck and jive make sport of poke fun at make fun of yank somebody's chain urge talk into get round bootlick soften stroke crowd tantalize oil prevail on push brownnose massage soap tantalise exaggerate perjure equivocate rub the right way work over make up to suck up to play up to get next to get around lay it on thick build up spread it on hand a line work on sweeten up argue into apple polish misspeak palter bull overdraw misinstruct forswear BS be economical with the truth frame someone not speak the truth perjure yourself make up a story tell stories invent a story lie through one's teeth be untruthful break promise make believe tell a lie lack candor forswear oneself bear false witness say something untrue tell an untruth commit perjury not tell the truth fake it tell a falsehood stretch the truth tell a white lie perjure oneself tell untruths forswear yourself tell a terminological inexactitude concoct a story be forsworn depart from the truth

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To hear with attention, obedience, or compliance
hearken heed attend mind hark hear harken listen overhear eavesdrop apprehend get auscultate descry devour give read strain take make out give attention be all ears become aware give ears pick up get an earful get wind of give an audience to listen to eavesdrop on give ear to receive earwig perceive discern detect listen in on listen in give attention to attend to listen in to hearken to take in take notice of pay attention to be all ears for hark to note behear auscult monitor concentrate tune in pay attention hear out be attentive pick up on keep your ears open tune in to tune in on hang on words prick up your ears pin back your ears concentrate on prick up ears lend an ear keep one's ears open listen intently concentrate on hearing pin back one's ears get a load of hang on someone's words lend an ear to prick up one's ears hear tell pin your ears back mark notice observe regard watch pay heed to take note of follow respect pay heed take heed of be heedful of take into consideration bear in mind take to heart obey give ear give heed goose-step to give a thought to comply with adhere to take notice follow orders behave according to do as you are told give thought to be mindful of have regard for conform to understand keep listen up register remark eye see behold view hear one out give one's undivided attention focus on listen up to apply your mind to devote oneself think about keep your mind on check out be attentive to look on keep one's eye on occupy oneself with consider accept agree believe assent dig hang on take note pay regard to give heed to toe the line be guided by do as one is told by take into account take heed abide by do one's bidding

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To catch or stop (the ball) and return it