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cotton to or on to

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cotton to or on to

  1. to have a clear idea of <failed to cotton on to the fact that her senatorial campaign was going nowhere> Synonyms appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, catch on (to), cognize, compass, conceive, comprehend (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, grok, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understandRelated Words absorb, digest, take in; realize; fathom, penetrate, pierceNear Antonyms misapprehend, misconceive, misconstrue, misinterpret, misperceive, misread, mistake, misunderstandAntonyms miss




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