1. tv. I got you!; I’ve caught you! (Usually Gotcha!)
I gotcha, and you can’t get away.
Ha, ha! Gotcha! ome here, you little dickens.
2. n. an arrest. (Underworld.)
The cop reached out, grasped Bruno’s shoulder, and made the gotcha.
It was a fair gotcha. Sam was nabbed, and he went along quietly.
3. tv. I understand you.
Gotcha! Thanks for telling me.
Seven pounds, four ounces? Gotcha! I’ll tell everybody.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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