Synonyms and Antonyms of catch up
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 of catch up entangle, enmesh (also immesh), ensnare, ensnarl, entoil, entrap, mesh, net, snare, tangle, trapWords Related to catch up bag, birdlime, capture, collar; embroil, implicate, involve, mireNear Antonyms of catch up detach, disengage, extricate; clear, free, liberateAntonyms of catch up disentangle, untangle
2 to hold the attention of as if by a spell completely caught up in opera ever since he saw La Traviata Synonyms of catch up arrest, bedazzle, enthrall, enchant, fascinate, grip, hypnotize, mesmerize, spellbindWords Related to catch up enrapture, entrance, thrill; beguile, bewitch, charm; absorb, engage, engross, involve
3 to hold the attention of so caught up in the game that she didn't note the passage of time Synonyms of catch up absorb, bemuse, busy, engage, engross, enthrall (or enthral), enwrap, fascinate, grip, immerse, interest, intrigue, involve, occupyWords Related to catch up allure, attract, beguile, bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, obsess; hypnotize, mesmerize; distract, preoccupy; hog, monopolizeNear Antonyms of catch up bore, jade, pall, tire, weary
4 to give information to catch me up on what's been happening at the office Synonyms of catch up acquaint, advise, apprise, brief, enlighten, clear, clue (in), familiarize, fill in, hip, inform, instruct, tell, verse, wise (up)Words Related to catch up advertise, alert, notify; announce (to), disclose (to); assure, certify, convince, reassure, warrant; educate, lecture, school, teach, tutor; disabuse, disenchant, disillusion, undeceiveNear Antonyms of catch up misinform, mislead
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