latch on meaning

  "latch on" in a sentence
Verb: latch on
  1. Take hold of or attach to 
  2. Adopt
    - take up, fasten on, hook on, seize on 
  3. Understand, usually after some initial difficulty
    - catch on, get wise, get onto, tumble, cotton on, twig, get it

Derived forms: latching on, latched on, latches on

Type of: adopt, apprehend, compass, comprehend, dig, embrace, espouse, get the picture, grasp, grok [N. Amer], hold on, savvy, sweep up

[American slang]
to get hold of someone.
  I don't know where Jane is. Let me try to latch onto her.


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  1. he is a bit slow but in the end he latches on.
  2. he always latches on to me when he sees me at a party.
  3. the repairman installed an iron latch on the door
  4. he always latch on to me when he see me at a party
  5. if i could only latch on to some of your know how

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