catching

(noun, adjective, verb)

adjective

1. (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection

Similar word(s): infectious, communicable, contagious, contractable, transmissible, transmittable

noun

1. (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

Definition categories: act, playing

2. the act of detecting something; catching sight of something

Similar word(s): detection, espial, spotting, spying

Definition categories: act, discovery, find, uncovering

3. becoming infected

- catching cold is sometimes unavoidable

Similar word(s): contracting

Definition categories: act, acquiring, getting

verb

1. present participle of catch