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latch on

 
Verb latch on has 2 senses
  1. take up, latch on, fasten on, hook on, seize on - adopt; "take up new ideas"
    --1 is one way to espouse, embrace, adopt, sweep up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, latch on, cotton on, twig, get it - understand, usually after some initial difficulty; "She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on"
    --2 is one way to get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
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