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caught

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Definition of caught

  1. past tense and past participle of catch


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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


CAUGHT Defined for Kids

caught

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Definition of caught for Students

  1. past and past participle of catch



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