Synonyms for latch on

Synonyms for (verb) latch on

Synonyms: get it, get onto, get wise, latch on, cotton on, catch on, tumble, twig

Definition: understand, usually after some initial difficulty

Usage: She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on

Similar words: dig, compass, comprehend, get the picture, grasp, grok, apprehend, savvy

Definition: get the meaning of something

Usage: Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?


Synonyms: fasten on, take up, hook on, seize on, latch on

Definition: adopt

Usage: take up new ideas

Similar words: sweep up, adopt, embrace, espouse

Definition: take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own

Usage: She embraced Catholicism; They adopted the Jewish faith


Synonyms: latch on

Definition: take hold of or attach to

Usage: The biochip latches onto the genes

Similar words: grasp, hold on

Definition: hold firmly