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Synonyms for twig
twɪg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. branchlet, twig, sprig(verb)

    a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year

    Synonyms:
    branchlet, sprig

  2. twig(verb)

    branch out in a twiglike manner

    "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions"

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. twig

    Synonyms:
    sprig, spray, shoot, branch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. twig(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shoot, sprig, spray, branch

  2. twig(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] observe, notice, take notice of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. twig(n)

    Synonyms:
    spray, branch, sprig, switch

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    stick

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How to use twig in a sentence?

  1. Kathe Kollwitz:

    I do not want to dieuntil I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the see that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.

  2. Albert P. Ryder:

    Have you ever seen an inchworm crawl up a leaf or a twig, and then, clinging to the very end, revolve in the air, feeling for something, to reach something That's like me. I am trying to find something out there beyond the place on which I have footing.

  3. Virgil:

    As a twig is bent the tree inclines.

  4. Kathe Kollwitz:

    I do not want to die. . . until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.

  5. Kathe Kollwitz, O Magazine, September 2002:

    I do not want to die... until I have faithfully made the most of my talent and cultivated the seed that was placed in me until the last small twig has grown.


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