Synonyms and Antonyms of picking up on
- The students picked up on the new material quickly.
appreciating, apprehending, assimilating, beholding, catching, catching on (to), cognizing, compassing, comprehending, conceiving, cottoning (to or on to), deciphering, decoding, digging, discerning, getting, grasping, grokking, intuiting, knowing, making, making out, perceiving, recognizing, registering, savvying, seeing, seizing, sensing, tumbling (to), twigging, understanding
- She picked up on earlier styles of painting and added her own flourishes.
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