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Browsing page 1 of words meaning to hear, listen (7 words total)

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C

catch

noun

  • a person who would make an excellent significant other.
                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Not on Your Wife Opening Night", Party Down, Season 2 Episode 6 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Robert H. from Kingston, PA, USA on Jun 13 2004.

  • an unpleasant condition that usually accompanies a seemingly advantageous situation.
    To get my own room my parents told me I have to walk the dog every day. I knew there would be a catch!

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on May 12 2010.

verb - intransitive

verb - transitive

  • to see.
    I caught a movie at the theatre in Springfield last night.
                                                                              

    Citation from "I Am the Walrus", American Dad! (TV), Season 6 Episode 13 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "The Unusual Suspects", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to get, buy, attend, etc., when referring to meals. Origin: perhaps derived from hunting, as in catching an animal for food.
    I caught lunch at the deli down the street.
    Do you want to go catch a bite to eat?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to hear, understand.
    Did you catch that?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to use a scheduled (plane, train, bus, etc.) or unscheduled (taxi cab, etc.) mode of transportation.
    Is there anywhere to catch a taxi around here?
                                                                                       

    Citation from "Search Committee (Parts 1 and 2)", The Office (TV), Season 7 Episodes 25-26 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

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ear hustle

verb

  • to eavesdrop.
    Watch what you say - we never know who could be ear hustling.

    Last edited on Dec 15 2010. Submitted by Joshua S. from Newport, KY 41071, USA on Feb 01 2003.

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insituate

verb

  • to be engaged completely (e.g. mentally, emotionally, etc.) in a situation, not just physically.
    We must insituate ourselves in the board meeting.

    Last edited on Nov 14 1997. Submitted by John Gardner from Atlanta, GA, USA on Nov 14 1997.

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