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Synonyms for catch on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it(verb)

    understand, usually after some initial difficulty

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

    whirl around, topple, tip, break down, get onto, fasten on, latch on, collapse, cotton on, whirl, seize on, crumble, hook on, tumble, twig, take up, get it, get wise, crumple

  2. catch on(verb)

    become popular

    "This fashion caught on in Paris"

    twig, tumble, get onto, get it, cotton on, get wise, latch on


  1. catch on(verb)

    go the way of the dinosaurs

  2. catch on(verb)

    He didn't have to explain; I caught on right away.

    go the way of the dinosaurs

  3. catch on(verb)

    It's a crummy idea, and I certainly hope it does not catch on.

    go the way of the dinosaurs

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  1. catchon

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How to use catch on in a sentence?

  1. Marilyn Reeves:

    I think translating it will give them a chance to catch on to Navajo faster because they can see how it is used.

  2. Orrin Hatch:

    We also finally did away with the individual mandate tax that was established under that wonderful bill called ObamaCare – now, if you didn’t catch on, I was being very sarcastic, that was the stupidest, dumbass bill that I’ve ever seen.

  3. Joe Walsh:

    I think this thing ... will catch on like wildfire.

  4. Corbin Williams:

    I noticed cigarette burn holes in my cabana's roof, I assumed they were from flicked from above balconies, and I had that exact thought, that these things could catch on fire.

  5. Kent Wong:

    There is a lot of experimentation going on, sometimes these very small-scale, very creative campaigns can catch on. Sometimes they don't. It's hard to predict.

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