Another Word For CATCH_UP

fetch up

Verb : (intransitive) To arrive somewhere, especially unexpectedly.

Verb : (transitive, obsolete) To overtake.

Verb : (intransitive and transitive) To vomit.


Noun : (countable) The act of seizing or capturing.

Noun : (countable) The act of catching an object in motion, especially a ball.

Noun : (countable) The act of noticing, understanding or hearing.

caught up

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) Involuntarily involved in a situation.

pick up

Verb : (transitive) To lift; to grasp and raise.

Verb : (transitive) To collect an object, especially in passing.

Verb : (transitive) To acquire (something) accidentally; to catch (a disease).

get hold of

Verb : (transitive) To obtain.

Verb : (transitive) To pick up or grab.

Verb : (transitive) To contact (a person).


Verb : (transitive) To get into one's hands, possession, or control, with or without force.

Verb : (transitive) To seize or capture.

Verb : (transitive) To catch or get possession of (fish or game).

break into

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To enter illegally or by force, especially in order to commit a crime.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To open or begin to use.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To successfully enter a profession or business.


Verb : (transitive, UK dialectal) To overtake.

Verb : To catch too many; to overfish.

bump into

Verb : (intransitive, literally) To collide with.

Verb : (transitive, literally) To cause (a thing) to collide with.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To meet by chance.

creep up on

Verb : (transitive) To sneakily arrive near someone in a position to startle them; to startle someone by creeping up behind them.


Noun : The act of gaining; acquisition.

Noun : The thing or things gained.

Noun : (electronics) The factor by which a signal is multiplied.

spring up

Verb : (intransitive) To appear suddenly.

Verb : (intransitive, figuratively) To come rapidly into existence.

crop up

Verb : (intransitive, idiomatic) To occur, especially suddenly or unexpectedly.

fall behind

Verb : Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see fall, behind.

Verb : (idiomatic, intransitive) To be late (for a regular event)

Verb : (intransitive) To be progressively below average in performance.


Verb : (transitive, intransitive) To go after; to pursue; to move behind in the same path or direction, especially with the intent of catching.

Verb : (transitive, intransitive) To go or come after in a sequence.

Verb : (transitive) To carry out (orders, instructions, etc.).


Noun : (countable) A sudden snatch at something.

Noun : (countable) An acquisition by violent or unjust means.

Noun : (countable) A mechanical device that grabs or clutches.


Noun : Rushed action.

Noun : Urgency.

Noun : (American football) an incidence of a defensive player forcing the quarterback to act faster than the quarterback was prepared to, resulting in a failed offensive play.


Noun : (obsolete) A method of fishing using a line with several hooks fastened to it along with a lead weight so that the hooks sit on the bottom.


Verb : To locate

Verb : (transitive) To encounter or discover by accident; to happen upon.

Verb : (transitive) To encounter or discover something being searched for; to locate.

move in on

Verb : (transitive) To come closer to, as if to catch or hunt.

Verb : (transitive, by extension) To encroach or prepare to take over (a thing, relationship, task or place that is or was somebody else's).

stumble across

Verb : (transitive) To discover or find (something) by accident.

Verb : (transitive) To meet (somebody) by chance.

start up

Verb : (intransitive) To rise suddenly.

Verb : (transitive) To commence the operation of; to activate; to launch.

Verb : (intransitive) To begin to operate.

patch up

Verb : (idiomatic) To repair by adding a patch.

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To mend quickly.

Verb : (idiomatic, figuratively) To repair; to make better.

come over

Verb : (transitive) To affect in a sudden, unprecedented or surprising manner; to overwhelm a person's ordinarily contrary impulse.

Verb : (intransitive) To change one's position or location, especially to someone's place of residence; to come by.

Verb : (dated, slang, transitive) To deceive or get the better of; overreach.

creep up

Verb : (intransitive) To advance or increase with stealth, unnoticed (literally or figuratively).

show up

Verb : (intransitive) To appear, arrive, or attend, especially suddenly or erratically.

Verb : (intransitive) To be easily visible; to be conspicuous.

Verb : (transitive) To make visible; to expose.

bunch up

Verb : To come or gather together.

run over

Verb : (idiomatic) To exceed the allotted time.

Verb : (transitive) To cross by running.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To drive over, causing injury or death.

get on

Verb : (transitive, intransitive) To board or mount (something), especially a vehicle.

Verb : (intransitive) To handle, cope or manage (over time); to perform or make progress.

Verb : (intransitive, with "with") To progress (with).

fetch away

Verb : (intransitive, dated) To move off, come loose; to go off suddenly away (from) a given position.


Verb : (transitive, obsolete) To lay hold of; seize upon.

Verb : (transitive, obsolete) To take by craft or trickery; beguile; cheat; belirt; deceive.


Noun : (also figuratively) A small quantity of liquid, just large enough to hold its own round shape through surface tension, especially one that falls from a source of liquid.

Noun : (pharmacology) A dose of liquid medicine in the form of a drop (sense 1).

Noun : (pharmacology, chiefly in the plural) A liquid medicine that is intended to be administered in drops (sense 1).


Noun : The beginning of an activity.

Noun : A sudden involuntary movement.

Noun : The beginning point of a race, a board game, etc.

run up on

Verb : (transitive) To approach with speed or forceful intensity

Verb : (transitive) To confront with hostility

drop behind

Verb : (transitive or intransitive) To suddenly do worse than others; to become out-of-date or to fail to keep up with others.

Verb : Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see stand, behind.

edge up

Verb : (intransitive) To approach or move toward a target little by little, or furtively.

whip up

Verb : (transitive) To produce (something) quickly, especially food.

Verb : (transitive) To beat (stir) (a liquid) quickly so to introduce air and form foam.

Verb : (transitive) To arouse or excite.

take by storm

Verb : (transitive, military) To capture by means of a sudden, overwhelming attack.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To seize, overpower, or captivate in a sudden and forceful manner.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To rapidly gain great popularity in (a place).

round up

Verb : (transitive) To gather (cattle) together by riding around them.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To collect or gather (something) together.

Verb : (transitive, informal) To arrest or detain a group of people based on collective (rather than individualized) cause or suspicion, often as a form of targeted persecution.

carry up

Verb : (transitive) To convey or extend in an upward course or direction; to build.

Verb : (transitive) To trace back.


Noun : A brief, sharp, not particularly loud, relatively high-pitched sound produced by the impact of something small and hard against something hard, such as by the operation of a switch, a lock, or a latch.

Noun : (Britain) The act of making a clicking sound by pressing a finger against the thumb and then releasing to strike the palm; a snap.

Noun : (phonetics) An ingressive sound made by coarticulating a velar or uvular closure with another closure.


Verb : (transitive) To gather together; amass.

Verb : (transitive) To get; particularly, get from someone.

Verb : (transitive) To accumulate (a number of similar or related objects), particularly for a hobby or recreation.

sop up

Verb : (transitive) To absorb, to soak up.

wash up

Verb : (Britain, transitive, intransitive) To clean the utensils, dishes etc. used in preparing and eating a meal.

Verb : (US, intransitive) To wash one's hands and/or face, often around mealtimes.

Verb : (transitive, of water) To carry (an object) to land.


Noun : A meeting, especially one that is unplanned or unexpected.

Noun : A hostile, often violent meeting; a confrontation, skirmish, or clash, as between combatants.

Noun : (sports) A match between two opposing sides.


Noun : The act of one who chases another; a pursuit.

Noun : A hunt; the act of hunting; the pursuit of game.

Noun : (uncountable) A children's game where one player chases another.

throw together

Verb : (transitive) To assemble rapidly, without precision.

break out

Verb : (intransitive) To escape, especially forcefully or defiantly. Notionally, to escape by breaking.

Verb : (transitive) To rescue someone or aid their escape as in sense 1.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To bring out from storage, use, or present.

pull up

Verb : Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see pull, up.

Verb : (transitive, intransitive) To lift upwards or vertically.

Verb : To pull forward.

pile up

Verb : (transitive) To form a pile, stack, or heap.

Verb : (idiomatic, intransitive) To collect or accumulate, as a backlog.


Noun : A movement to do something, a beginning.

Noun : An act of shifting; a slight movement or change.

Noun : (obsolete) A share, a portion assigned on division.


Noun : An instance, or the act of suddenly plunging downward.

Noun : A sudden act of seizing.

Noun : (music) A quick passage from one note to the next.

lag behind

Verb : (transitive or intransitive) To fail to keep pace; to fail to keep up with one's peers; to achieve or impress less than one's peers; to move more slowly than one's peers.


Verb : To collect; normally separate things.

Verb : Especially, to harvest food.

Verb : To accumulate over time, to amass little by little.

slip into

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To put on some clothes rapidly.

run into

Verb : (intransitive but with prepositional object, literally) To enter by running.

Verb : (intransitive but with prepositional object) To collide with.

Verb : (transitive and with prepositional object) To cause to collide with.

come by

Verb : (transitive) To obtain; to get, especially by chance or involuntarily.

Verb : (intransitive) To come near to; to pass; to visit.

trip up

Verb : (intransitive) To commit an error, make a mistake.

Verb : (transitive) To cause (someone) to commit an error, trick into a mistake.

Verb : (intransitive) To fall or stumble.

beam up

Verb : (science fiction, transitive) To teleport (someone or something) using a (fictional) device, especially from the surface of a planet to an orbiting starship.

Verb : (science fiction, intransitive) To be teleported, or to teleport oneself, in this manner.

Verb : (intransitive) To appear suddenly, as if by teleport.

pluck up

Verb : (transitive) To remove or acquire by plucking from, for example, the ground; to pick up.

Verb : (intransitive) To become more cheerful.

Verb : (transitive) To summon positive emotion (especially courage); to muster.

run up

Verb : Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see run, up.

Verb : To run (towards someone or something); to hasten to a destination.

Verb : (with to) To approach (an event or point in time).


Verb : (transitive) To gain (an object or desired result).

Verb : (transitive) To reach or come to, by progression or motion; to arrive at (a place, time, state, etc.).

Verb : (intransitive) To come or arrive, by motion, growth, bodily exertion, or efforts toward a place, object, state, etc.

fall back upon

Verb : (transitive) To fall back on.


Verb : (transitive) To catch more or better than.


Noun : A cut of meat, often containing a section of a rib.

Noun : A blow with an axe, cleaver, or similar utensil.

Noun : (martial arts) A blow delivered with the hand rigid and outstretched.


Noun : A quick grab or catch.

Noun : A short period.

Noun : (weightlifting) A competitive weightlifting event in which a barbell is lifted from the platform to locked arms overhead in a smooth continuous movement.

run up against

Verb : (transitive) To begin to encounter problems with (someone or something).

fall into

Verb : (transitive) To go into something by falling.

Verb : To enter a condition or state, especially a negative one.

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To enter something (especially a profession) without having planned it.

load up

Verb : (transitive) To fill with a load of cargo or similar.

Verb : (intransitive) To receive a load of cargo or similar.

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive, intransitive) To fully load (a weapon).


Noun : A large log to burn at the back of a fire.

Noun : A reserve source or supply.

Noun : An accumulation or buildup, especially of unfilled orders, unconsumed products or unfinished work.


Verb : (transitive, rare) To rise above; to overtop; to cover.

Verb : (transitive, rare) To outdo; to surpass; to exceed.

Verb : (transitive, rare) To overcome; to conquer.

bring round

Verb : (transitive) To bring something when coming.

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To resuscitate; to cause to regain consciousness.

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To change someone's opinion or point of view.

clump up

Verb : (transitive, intransitive) To become clumpy; to form a clump.


Verb : (transitive, intransitive) To follow urgently, originally with intent to capture or harm; to chase.

Verb : (transitive) To follow, travel down (a particular way, course of action etc.).

Verb : (transitive) To aim for, go after (a specified objective, situation etc.).

get going

Verb : (intransitive) To leave, or depart.

Verb : (intransitive or transitive) To begin or commence.

Verb : (transitive) To excite intellectually.


Verb : (transitive) To seize or snatch up.

sweep up

Verb : (transitive, intransitive) To clean by sweeping.

Verb : (transitive) to transport to shore by waves.

Verb : (transitive, usually passive) to overwhelm, to cause to become overly involved in.

come upon

Verb : To discover or find, especially by chance or accident.

Verb : To befall; to affect; to happen to.

wake up

Verb : (intransitive) To stop sleeping; to awake.

Verb : (transitive) To awaken somebody.

Verb : (intransitive) To become more aware of a real-life situation; to concentrate on the matter in hand.

happen along

Verb : (intransitive, idiomatic) To arrive by chance; to occur by happenstance.

fast forward

Noun : The feature that allows media to be fast-forwarded.

Noun : A button that causes media to be fast forwarded.

Noun : (figuratively) A state of rapid advancement.

gobble up

Verb : (transitive) To consume [something] rapidly.

Verb : (by extension, figurative) To continually absorb or expand through annexation.

catch on

Verb : (intransitive, idiomatic) To begin to understand; to realize.

Verb : (intransitive, idiomatic) To become popular; to become commonplace; to become the standard.

Verb : (intransitive, New England, dated, of food) To become stuck to the cooking vessel; to brown or burn slightly.

draw near

Verb : (transitive) To approach, to move toward.

Verb : (intransitive) To approach, to come closer.

punch up

Verb : (transitive) To beat (someone) up by punching, to fist-fight.

Verb : (intransitive, slang) To attack or target a group of greater power or status than oneself.

Verb : (transitive) To make bolder, zestier, or more exciting.

trail behind

Verb : (transitive) To increase or to succeed at a rate lower than (something else).

Verb : (transitive) To follow (someone) slowly, usually surreptitiously.

get over

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To overcome.

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To recover (from).

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To forget and move on.

spike up

Verb : (transitive) to cause to become spiky

Verb : (intransitive) to become spiky

Verb : (intransitive) to increase sharply

take aback

Verb : (idiomatic, transitive) To surprise or shock; to discomfit.

Verb : (nautical, usually passive) Of a ship: to catch it with the sails aback suddenly.

leave behind

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To abandon.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To forget about.

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To not live longer than; to be survived by.


Noun : A fastening for a door that has a bar that fits into a notch or slot, and is lifted by a lever or string from either side.

Noun : (electronics) An electronic circuit that is like a flip-flop, except that it is level triggered instead of edge triggered.

Noun : (obsolete) A latching.


Noun : (games) A game, often played by children, in which a player leaps like a frog over the back of another person who has stooped over. One variation of the game involves a number of people lining up in a row and bending over. The last person in the line then vaults forward over each of the others until he or she reaches the front of the line, whereupon he also bends over. The process is then repeated.

Noun : (chiefly Britain, law, usually attributive) The process by which a case is appealed or allowed to be appealed directly to a supreme court, bypassing an intermediate appellate court.

Noun : (slang, humorous) Laphroaig whisky.

start out

Verb : To emerge suddenly; to jump out.

Verb : To be or become conspicuous; to stand out.

Verb : To begin.

close in

Verb : (transitive) To enclose, lock up inside something.

Verb : (intransitive) To come nearer to someone being pursued.

make haste

Verb : (intransitive, dated) To hurry or hasten.

hoover up

Verb : (transitive, colloquial) To suck (something) into a vacuum cleaner, irrespective of brand

Verb : (intransitive, colloquial) To do the vacuuming

Verb : (colloquial, idiomatic) To consume (food or drink) quickly, especially by taking it into the mouth directly from the plate rather than using cutlery.


Noun : A gradual movement upwards.


Verb : (intransitive) To move from further away to nearer to.

Verb : To move towards the speaker.

Verb : To move towards the listener.


Verb : (intransitive, of an object) To join (to another object): to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to another object.

Verb : (intransitive, of two objects) To join: to attach, or to be intended to attach or capable of attaching, to each other.

Verb : (intransitive, of a blow) To arrive at an intended target; to land.

gang up on

Verb : (transitive, idiomatic) To join together in a group in order to overpower someone else.

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