Synonyms and Antonyms of catch on (to)
to come to an awareness of
- She caught on to the fact that they were planning a surprise party.
hit (on or upon), tumble (to)
descry, detect, encounter, espy, see, spot
calculate, dope (out), figure out, find, puzzle (out)
discern, mind, note, observe, perceive
blanket, blot out, cloak, conceal, cover, curtain, enshroud, hide, mask, occult, screen, shroud, veil
to have a clear idea of
- He finally caught on to the concept of phototaxis.
appreciate, apprehend, assimilate, behold, catch, cognize, compass, comprehend, conceive, cotton (to or on to), decipher, decode, dig, discern, get, grasp, intuit, know, make, make out, perceive, recognize, register, savvy, see, seize, sense, tumble (to), twig, understand