Grasped vs Caught - What's the difference?

grasped | caught |


As verbs the difference between grasped and caught

is that grasped is (grasp) while caught is (catch).

As an adjective caught is

(cricket) of the method of being out in which the striker hits the ball and a fielder catches it.

grasped

English

Verb

(head)
  • (grasp)
  • Anagrams

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    grasp

    English

    (wikipedia grasp)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To grip; to take hold, particularly with the hand.
  • (senseid)To understand.
  • I have never been able to grasp the concept of infinity .

    Derived terms

    * grasp the nettle

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Grip.
  • *
  • *:Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
  • (senseid)Understanding.
  • That which is accessible; that which is within one's reach or ability.
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  • caught

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (cricket) Of the method of being out in which the striker hits the ball and a fielder catches it.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (catch)
  • Derived terms

    * caught in the act * caught red-handed * caught with one's hand in the cookie jar