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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)


    "ditch a lover"

    trench, dump, chuck

  4. chuck, ditch(verb)

    throw away

    "Chuck these old notes"

    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"

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

  6. ditch(verb)

    make an emergency landing on water

    trench, dump, chuck

  7. ditch(verb)

    crash or crash-land

    "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane"

    trench, dump, chuck

  8. trench, ditch(verb)

    cut a trench in, as for drainage

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

    trench, entrench, dump, impinge, encroach, chuck

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ditch(n.)


  2. ditch(n.)

    rivulet, brook

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ditch(n)

    trench, moat, fosse, channel

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "ditch":

    divide, gap, trench, moat, gutter


  1. List of known nicknames for "Ditch":

    Shin-Ichiro Kono

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How to use ditch in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Jaeger:

    The CDU does not tend to ditch its leaders unless it realizes the Titanic is sinking.

  2. Art Caplan:

    I think the publicity helps and lets more people know' maybe there's a last ditch thing I ought to pursue,' but at the end of the day, creating a world in which you say there's a right to try, if it's nothing more than a right to beg a company, that right already exists, and you're really not doing much to help anybody gain access to much of anything.

  3. John Hannah:

    Instead of reading Erdogan the riot act in a last-ditch effort to warn him off the S-400 deal, The President accepted hook, line and sinker Erdogan's ridiculous claim that it was all President Obama's fault, and that Turkey was somehow justified in alienating NATO and cozying up to( Russian President Vladimir) Putin.

  4. Yves Faucon:

    They put us in a roadside ditch. We hid there the whole day, 80 of us, the first English soldiers we saw were flanked by Germans. They were prisoners.

  5. Janet Yellen:

    We care about not just output, but jobs and getting back to work, that's not strong enough to prevent scarring. Biden's plan will create enough jobs to get back faster. We're in a deep ditch and we need to get out quickly, not wait years and years.

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