Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary
1

caught

play
\ˈkȯt\

Definition of caught

  1. past and past participle of catch




2

caught

adjective

Definition of caught

  1. :  pregnant —often used in the phrase get caught



Examples of caught in a sentence

  1. <after seeing how the caught soldiers had been treated, we resolved never to be taken alive>



1858

First Known Use of caught

1858

Rhymes with caught



CAUGHT Defined for Kids

caught

play

Definition of caught for Students

  1. past and past participle of catch





Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up caught? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the Celtic May Day festival

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

maudlin oily prompt angry
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ