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Latch on   /lætʃ ɑn/   Listen
Latch on

Take hold of or attach to.
Adopt.  Synonyms: fasten on, hook on, seize on, take up.
Understand, usually after some initial difficulty.  Synonyms: catch on, cotton on, get it, get onto, get wise, tumble, twig.

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"Latch on" Quotes from Famous Books

... though it had been empty for a quarter of a century. It was strongly built of logs, and the chinks between the logs were filled with mud that had hardened like plaster. There were no windows in the cabin, except in the eaves. The heavy door was half open, but it had an old-fashioned wooden latch on the outside. ...
— Madge Morton, Captain of the Merry Maid • Amy D. V. Chalmers

Words linked to "Latch on" :   comprehend, dig, embrace, grok, sweep up, apprehend, compass, hold on, adopt, savvy, espouse, get the picture, grasp

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