catch up


Synonyms and Antonyms of catch up

  1. 1 to catch or hold as if in a net a young idealist who got caught up in the political fanaticism of the times Synonyms entangle, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entoil, entrap, mesh, net, snare, tangle, trapRelated Words bag, birdlime, capture, collar; embroil, implicate, involve, mireNear Antonyms detach, disengage, extricate; clear, free, liberateAntonyms disentangle, untangle

  2. 2 to hold the attention of as if by a spell completely caught up in opera ever since he saw La Traviata Synonyms arrest, bedazzle, enthrall, enchant, fascinate, grip, hypnotize, mesmerize, spellbindRelated Words enrapture, entrance, thrill; beguile, bewitch, charm; absorb, engage, engross, involve

  3. 3 to hold the attention of so caught up in the game that she didn't note the passage of time Synonyms absorb, bemuse, busy, engage, engross, enthrall (or enthral), enwrap, fascinate, grip, immerse, interest, intrigue, involve, occupyRelated Words allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, obsess; hypnotize, mesmerize; distract, preoccupy; hog, monopolizeNear Antonyms bore, jade, pall, tire, weary

  4. 4 to give information to catch me up on what's been happening at the office Synonyms acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, enlighten, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up)Related Words advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms misinform, mislead

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