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Definition 1: a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division); usually applied to branches of the current or preceding year - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for twig in the sense of this definition

(twig is a kind of ...) a division of a stem, or secondary stem arising from the main stem of a plant

(... is a kind of twig ) a thorny stem or twig

(... is a kind of twig ) a thin supple twig or rod

"stems bearing slender wands of flowers"

(... is a kind of twig ) strong flexible twig

Definition 2: branch out in a twiglike manner - [verb of change]

Samples where twig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The lightning bolt twigged in several directions

(twig is a kind of ...) divide into two or more branches so as to form a fork

"The road forks"

Definition 3: understand, usually after some initial difficulty - [verb of cognition]

Samples where twig or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She didn't know what her classmates were plotting but finally caught on

Synonyms for twig in the sense of this definition

(twig is a kind of ...) get the meaning of something

"Do you comprehend the meaning of this letter?"

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