Definitioncatch (PROBLEM) Show phonetics
a hidden problem or disadvantage:
Free food? It sounds too good to be true. What's the catch?
The only catch is...
Taxis are rarely be caught in the roads of L. A.
catch (TRAVEL) Hide phonetics
verb [T] caught, caught
to travel or be able to travel on an aircraft, train, bus, etc:
He always catches the 10.30am train to work.
She was worried that she'd arrive too late to catch the last bus home.
(from Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary)
n., pl. tax·is or tax·ies.
v., tax·ied (tăk'sēd), tax·i·ing or tax·y·ing, tax·ies or tax·is (tăk'sēz). v.intr.
- To be transported by taxi.
- To move slowly on the ground or on the surface of the water before takeoff or after landing: an airplane taxiing down the runway.
- To transport by or as if by taxi: taxied the children to dance class; taxi documents to a law office.
- To cause (an aircraft) to taxi.