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Synonyms for latch on

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  1. latch on(verb)

    take hold of or attach to

    "The biochip latches onto the genes"

    Synonyms:
    twig, seize on, hook on, tumble, get it, get onto, fasten on, catch on, cotton on, get wise, take up

  2. take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize on(verb)

    adopt

    "take up new ideas"

    Synonyms:
    take in, seize on, resume, suck up, catch on, twig, lift out, take, tumble, suck, adopt, start, borrow, assume, take over, cotton on, get wise, get it, scoop, sorb, fasten on, soak up, sop up, hook on, get onto, imbibe, draw, scoop up, strike, absorb, take up, scoop out, suck in

  3. 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, collapse, cotton on, whirl, seize on, crumble, hook on, catch on, tumble, twig, take up, get it, get wise, crumple

How to pronounce latch on?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say latch on in sign language?

  1. latchon

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How to use latch on in a sentence?

  1. Brother Colm O'Connell:

    That's when (Kenya) started to latch on to the idea that this needs to be tackled, she was the first real elite athlete to set people back on their heels.

  2. Rand Paul:

    I have been one of the leading proponents saying that any agreement that we come to with Iran has to come back and be voted on by Congress, i think that people are desperate somehow to latch on to the status quo and so they put out falsehoods.

  3. Duane Engebretson:

    Alyssa Alyssa and her parents felt that if [ Mayo ] got their hands on Alyssa Alyssa, they would latch on and Alyssa Alyssa and her parents wouldn't get Alyssa Alyssa back again.

  4. Martin King:

    It's another incident that anti-pipeline types and environmentalists... will latch on to say this stuff is dangerous.

  5. Todd Bailey:

    We're all from Vermont and we've all voted for Bernie a number of times, and he's a little bit quirky. People really latch on to the combination of his personality as well as what he stands for.

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