Definition of "caught" []

  • Past tense and past participle of catch. (verb)

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Use "caught" in a sentence
  • "But the term caught on, the media picked it up, and we are stuck with it."
  • "The title caught my attention; as a proud Regretsian I wanted to see if Regretsy was the cause of her humiliation."
  • "She stared and stared at the image of the woman on the cover, her expression caught somewhere between agony and ecstasy, the internal struggle between desire and propriety expertly caught by the brush of the artist."