Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun twig

1 sense of twig

Sense 1
branchlet, twig, sprig -- (a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year)
       => branch -- (a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb twig

2 senses of twig

Sense 1
twig -- (branch out in a twiglike manner; "The lightning bolt twigged in several directions")
       => branch, ramify, fork, furcate, separate -- (divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork; "The road forks")

Sense 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")
       => grok, get the picture, comprehend, savvy, dig, grasp, compass, apprehend -- (get the meaning of something; "Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?")

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