Synonyms of catch on in English:

catch on


See definition of catch on

phrase

1‘as radio caught on, politicians became increasingly aware of the medium's power’

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become popular, take off, become fashionable, come into fashion, come into vogue, boom, flourish, thrive

informal become trendy, become all the rage

2‘it's double Dutch to me at the moment, but I catch on fast’

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understand, comprehend, learn, realize

find out, see the light, see daylight, work out what's going on, get the point

informal cotton on, tumble, latch on, get the picture, get the message, get the drift, get wise, see what's what, understand what's what

British informal twig