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Synonyms for cotton 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"

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

Wiktionary

  1. cotton on(verb)

    Synonyms:
    glom on

  2. cotton on(verb)

    To realize; come to understand.

    Synonyms:
    glom on

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