Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb catch_up

2 senses of catch up

Sense 1
catch up -- (reach the point where one should be after a delay; "I caught up on my homework")
       => reach, make, attain, hit, arrive at, gain -- (reach a destination, either real or abstract; "We hit Detroit by noon"; "The water reached the doorstep"; "We barely made it to the finish line"; "I have to hit the MAC machine before the weekend starts")

Sense 2
catch up -- (learn belatedly; find out about something after it happened; "I'm trying to catch up with the latest developments in molecular biology")
       => learn, larn, acquire -- (gain knowledge or skills; "She learned dancing from her sister"; "I learned Sanskrit"; "Children acquire language at an amazing rate")

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