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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. Sean McCormack:

    It's noticeable that the financial institutions here are very eager to hear what entrepreneurs and start-ups are doing, because they've seen a little bit earlier that it's something they need to catch on to.

  2. Masahiro Takeda:

    The capybaras are the highlight of our zoo, so we're taking the Year of the Rat as an opportunity to push their popularity up even more, we're really hoping that this will catch on with people from all over the world visiting Japan too.

  3. 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.

  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. John Wesley:

    Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.

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