Meaning of COTTON in English

COTTON

n.

Function: intransitive verb

Inflected Form: cot · toned ; cot · ton · ing \ ' kät-ni ŋ , ' kä-t ə n-i ŋ \

Date: 1605

1 : to take a liking ― used with to < cotton s to people easily>

2 : to come to understand ― used with to or on to < cotton ed on to the fact that our children work furiously ― H. M. McLuhan>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.