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Synonyms for hitch
hɪtʃhitch

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Wiktionary

  1. hitchnoun

    Synonyms:
    catch

  2. hitchnoun

    To pull with a jerk.

    She hitched her jeans up and then tightend her belt.

    Synonyms:
    catch

  3. hitchnoun

    To attach, tie or fasten.

    He hitched the bedroll to his backpack and went camping.

    Synonyms:
    catch

  4. hitchnoun

    To marry, especially to get hitched.

    His truck sported a heavy-duty hitch for his boat.

    Synonyms:
    catch

  5. hitchnoun

    A problem, delay or source of difficulty.

    The banquet went off without a hitch. (Meaning the banquet went smoothly.)

    Synonyms:
    catch

  6. hitchnoun

    A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch.

    The deal sounds too good to be true. What's the hitch?

    Synonyms:
    catch

  7. hitchnoun

    A period of time. Most often refers to time spent in the military.

    Synonyms:
    catch

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. hitch

    Synonyms:
    stick, stickle, oar, jam, catch, hang

    Antonyms:
    run, glide, elide, rotate, flow

Princeton's WordNet

  1. enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tournoun

    a period of time spent in military service

    Synonyms:
    go, enlistment, preventative, snag, duty tour, stay, preventive, limp, tour, interference, circuit, stoppage, check, tour of duty, incumbrance, hobble, hinderance, halt, encumbrance, hang-up, hindrance, term of enlistment, spell, stop, arrest, turn, rub

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  2. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppagenoun

    the state of inactivity following an interruption

    "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"

    Synonyms:
    verification, enlistment, limp, full stop, stoppage, apprehension, hindrance, halt, impediment, chip, tab, interference, handicap, arrest, tick, check-out procedure, occlusion, confirmation, point, freeze, check mark, pinch, cheque, block, tour of duty, stop consonant, baulk, term of enlistment, diaphragm, checkout, taking into custody, duty tour, hinderance, hobble, blockage, curb, chit, stop, layover, rub, occlusive, plosive, collar, plosive speech sound, period, substantiation, stay, hang-up, tour, deterrent, encumbrance, catch, balk, stopover, plosive consonant, preventive, incumbrance, bank check, full point, preventative, snag, assay, bridle, closure, check

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  3. hang-up, hitch, rub, snagnoun

    an unforeseen obstacle

    Synonyms:
    rent, split, enlistment, preventative, term of enlistment, duty tour, stay, preventive, tear, wipe, limp, tour, interference, stoppage, check, tour of duty, hinderance, incumbrance, hobble, snag, halt, encumbrance, hang-up, hindrance, rip, stop, arrest, rub

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  4. hitchnoun

    a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

    Synonyms:
    enlistment, incumbrance, snag, duty tour, stay, preventive, limp, tour, stoppage, check, tour of duty, interference, hobble, preventative, halt, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, term of enlistment, stop, hang-up, arrest, rub

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  5. hitchnoun

    a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot

    Synonyms:
    enlistment, incumbrance, snag, duty tour, stay, preventive, limp, tour, stoppage, check, tour of duty, interference, hobble, preventative, halt, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, term of enlistment, stop, hang-up, arrest, rub

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  6. hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interferencenoun

    any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

    Synonyms:
    birth control device, enlistment, stoppage, hindrance, prophylactic device, halt, interference, handicap, arrest, impediment, duty tour, disturbance, load, rub, tour of duty, baulk, term of enlistment, hobble, tour, hinderance, intervention, stop, prophylactic, onus, limp, stay, hang-up, deterrent, encumbrance, contraceptive device, balk, contraceptive, preventive, incumbrance, noise, preventative, snag, burden, check

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  7. hitch, hobble, limpverb

    the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

    Synonyms:
    enlistment, incumbrance, snag, duty tour, stay, preventive, fetter, limp, tour, stoppage, check, tour of duty, interference, hobble, preventative, halt, encumbrance, hinderance, hindrance, term of enlistment, stop, hang-up, arrest, rub

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  8. hitch, catchverb

    to hook or entangle

    "One foot caught in the stirrup"

    Synonyms:
    jerk, capture, beguile, get, trip up, captivate, hitchhike, arrest, take in, trance, view, fascinate, enamor, see, enamour, buck, becharm, hobble, catch, catch up with, watch, thumb, entrance, charm, limp, pick up, overhear, gimp, overtake, grab, enchant, take hold of, bewitch

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  9. limp, gimp, hobble, hitchverb

    walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

    "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

    Synonyms:
    hitchhike, jerk, buck, limp, hopple, thumb, catch, gimp, hobble

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  10. buck, jerk, hitchverb

    jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

    "the yung filly bucked"

    Synonyms:
    thumb, buck, twitch, shoot, go against, flick, yank, catch, shoot down, limp, hobble, tear, charge, gimp, jerk, hitchhike

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  11. hitchhike, hitch, thumbverb

    travel by getting free rides from motorists

    Synonyms:
    jerk, hitchhike, leaf, thumb, flip, buck, limp, flick, riff, finger, catch, gimp, riffle, hobble

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

  12. hitchverb

    connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"

    Synonyms:
    hitchhike, jerk, buck, limp, thumb, catch, gimp, hobble

    Antonyms:
    unhitch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hitchverb

    Synonyms:
    go by jerks

  2. hitchverb

    Synonyms:
    fasten, tie, attach

  3. hitchnoun

    Synonyms:
    catch, impediment, obstacle, hinderance, check

  4. hitchnoun

    Synonyms:
    jerk, jerking motion

  5. hitchnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Naut.) knot, noose

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. hitchnoun

    Synonyms:
    catch, impediment, obstacle, obstruction, contretemps

  2. hitchverb

    Synonyms:
    hook, yoke, unite, attach

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hitch":

    mooring, coupling, hook

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How to use hitch in a sentence?

  1. Mihaly Hardy:

    We reckon we will launch flights later this morning, we will only do that once we are 100 percent sure the screening of passengers works without a hitch.

  2. A. L. Kitselman:

    The words 'I am...' are potent words be careful what you hitch them to. The thing you're claiming has a way of reaching back and claiming you.

  3. Thomas Massie:

    If congressmen are complaining that it's hard to travel, well, what about the truckers that I saw on the road when I drove to DC ? Hitch a ride with the trucker. ... If you're a congressman making $ 87 an hour and find it hard to get to DC, well, hitch a ride with the trucker.

  4. Carlos Melo:

    This is a paralyzed government that needs any help it can get, even if Lula himself has lost some support, he still knows how to mobilize the party militants. The government will hitch a ride on that.

  5. Sean Wilentz:

    Let Susan Stokes not forget we had the largest national election in American history amid the pandemic and it went off without a hitch, november 3 was a day that will not in infamy but will live in fame for the exercise of democracy, and we ought not to forget that. There's a lot of strength in the system.


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