Is catches a Scrabble word?

Yes, catches is a Scrabble word!

...and is worth 14 points in Scrabble, and 15 points in Words with Friends

Catches is a valid Scrabble word.

Catches is a word starting with c ending with s. Check our list of words starting with c ending with s.

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Dictionary definitions of the word catches

The meaning of catches


39 definitions of the word catches.


  1. Discover or come upon accidentally, suddenly, or unexpectedly; catch somebody doing something or in a certain state
  2. Perceive with the senses quickly, suddenly, or momentarily
  3. Reach with a blow or hit in a particular spot
  4. Take hold of so as to seize or restrain or stop the motion of
  5. Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase
  6. To hook or entangle
  7. Attract and fix
  8. Capture as if by hunting, snaring, or trapping
  9. Reach in time
  10. Get or regain something necessary, usually quickly or briefly
  11. Catch up with and possibly overtake
  12. Be struck or affected by
  13. Check oneself during an action
  14. Hear, usually without the knowledge of the speakers
  15. See or watch
  16. Cause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
  17. Detect a blunder or misstep
  18. Grasp with the mind or develop an understanding of
  19. Contract
  20. Start burning
  21. Perceive by hearing
  22. Suffer from the receipt of
  23. Attract; cause to be enamored
  24. Apprehend and reproduce accurately
  25. Take in and retain
  26. Spread or be communicated
  27. Be the catcher
  28. Become aware of
  29. Delay or hold up; prevent from proceeding on schedule or as planned


  1. A drawback or difficulty that is not readily evident
  2. The quantity that was caught
  3. A person regarded as a good matrimonial prospect
  4. Anything that is caught (especially if it is worth catching)
  5. A break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
  6. A restraint that checks the motion of something
  7. A fastener that fastens or locks a door or window
  8. A cooperative game in which a ball is passed back and forth
  9. The act of catching an object with the hands
  10. The act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)

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1 Anagram of Catches

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Anagrams are sometimes called a Word Unscramble

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