Brief Definitions of the Antonym(s)
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
To intercept and hold onto something that is moving through the air.
He managed to catch the ball before it hit the ground.
To be given or presented with something; to accept or take delivery of something.
She was thrilled to receive a gift from her friend.
To collect or bring together things or people in one place.
We need to gather all the necessary materials before we start the project.
How are these antonyms different from each other?
- 1Catch implies grabbing something that is moving through the air.
- 2Receive implies accepting or taking delivery of something.
- 3Gather implies collecting or bringing together things or people in one place.
Good things to know
- 1Enhance Communication: Use catch, receive, and gather to convey the opposite meaning of fling effectively.
- 2Expand Vocabulary: Incorporate these antonyms in conversations to improve your vocabulary.
- 3Enrich Writing: Utilize these antonyms in writing to add variety and clarity to your sentences.
The antonyms have distinct nuances: Catch implies grabbing something in motion, receive implies accepting or taking delivery of something, and gather implies collecting or bringing together things or people in one place. Use these words to enhance communication, expand vocabulary, and enrich writing by adding variety and clarity to your sentences.