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VERB (3)

1. take hold of or attach to;
- Example: "The biochip latches onto the genes"

2. adopt;
- Example: "take up new ideas"
[syn: take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize on]

3. understand, usually after some initial difficulty;
- Example: "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"
[syn: catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

latch on v 1: take hold of or attach to; "The biochip latches onto the genes" 2: adopt; "take up new ideas" [syn: take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize on] 3: understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on" [syn: catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it]