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Synonyms for ditch
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ditch(noun)

    a long narrow excavation in the earth

  2. ditch(verb)

    any small natural waterway

  3. ditch(verb)

    forsake

    "ditch a lover"

    Synonyms:
    trench, dump, chuck

  4. chuck, ditch(verb)

    throw away

    "Chuck these old notes"

    Synonyms:
    cat, puke, toss, throw up, chuck, sick, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, spue, upchuck, purge, spew, pat, barf, be sick, retch, dump, honk, trench, regorge

  5. dump, ditch(verb)

    sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly

    "The company dumped him after many years of service"; "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man"

    Synonyms:
    trench, plunge, coldcock, floor, underprice, knock down, deck, dump, chuck

  6. ditch(verb)

    make an emergency landing on water

    Synonyms:
    trench, dump, chuck

  7. ditch(verb)

    crash or crash-land

    "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane"

    Synonyms:
    trench, dump, chuck

  8. trench, ditch(verb)

    cut a trench in, as for drainage

    "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"

    Synonyms:
    trench, entrench, dump, impinge, encroach, chuck

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ditch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    trench

  2. ditch(n.)

    Synonyms:
    rivulet, brook

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ditch(n)

    Synonyms:
    trench, moat, fosse, channel

    Associated words:
    scarp, escarp, parapet, graffage, counterscarp

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    divide, gap, trench, moat, gutter

How to pronounce ditch?

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Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say ditch in sign language?

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How to use ditch in a sentence?

  1. Calvin Coolidge:

    If you see 10 troubles coming down the road, you can be sure that 9 will run into the ditch before they reach you.

  2. Jesse Hernandez:

    BOY, 13, FOUND ALIVE AFTER FALLING INTO LOS ANGELES DRAINAGE DITCH' MAZE' The children ran to the adults, who called 911 as Jesse was fighting to stay alive in the fast-moving sewage. Rescuers used cameras propped on flotation devices to locate the boy. They finally spotted handprints on a sewage pipe that eventually led them to Jesse’s location. The first thing they heard was' Help !' said Adel Hagekhalil, assistant general manager of the sanitation department. Adel Hagekhalil caught onto the hose and was reeled back up.

  3. Curtis Penix:

    When a large truck would come by, we had this little technique where we would lean (on their walking sticks) into the ditch and away from the road, just long enough for them to go by, and then we'd pop back out on the road.

  4. Brad Gerstner:

    Yesterday's last-ditch effort – adding just three people to its now 15-person board – is a cynical attempt to preserve power by this entrenched board.

  5. Charles Krauthammer:

    Obama promised when he began these negotiations 18 months ago, he had a time limit… This was the last ditch negotiation, the last chance for Iran to come clean, [Obama] said we’re going to do this for six months, then we will reimpose sanctions if Iran hasn’t [made an agreement]… What does he do? He doesn’t impose sanctions. He extends talks.


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