Definition of "hatches" []

  • To cause (the young of various animals, esp birds) to emerge from the egg or (of young birds, etc) to emerge from the egg (verb)
  • To cause (eggs) to break and release the fully developed young or (of eggs) to break and release the young animal within (verb)
  • To contrive or devise (a scheme, plot, etc) (verb)
  • The act or process of hatching (noun)
  • A group of newly hatched animals (noun)
  • Plural form of hatch. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hatch. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hatches" in a sentence
  • "The relentless search for verbal escape hatches is why politico-speak is persistently meaningless and incomprehensible."
  • "In the film, the blue dragon hatches from the egg growing rapidly to full-size before bonding with her “dragon rider,” allowing both to become stronger than either would be separately."
  • "Within days the larva or caterpillar hatches from the speck-sized egg and begins to eat ... and eat."