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  Words related to ditch

Related / Similar Words: trench, dump, chuck

 

Definition:
  • a long narrow excavation in the earth;
  • any small natural waterway;
  • cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields";
  • crash or crash-land; "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane";
  • make an emergency landing on water;
  • 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";
  • throw away; "Chuck these old notes";
  • forsake; "ditch a lover";

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    Hyponyms: drainage ditch, irrigation ditch, sunk fence, ha-ha, haw-haw, trench

     

    Derivational Morphology: trench, trencher

     

    Language Translations:
    Albanian: hendek   Croatian: rov  
    Dutch: sloot   Finnish: oja  
    French: fossé   German: Graben  
    Hungarian: árok   Japanese: 側溝  
    Norwegian: grøft   Romanian: şanţ  
    Russian: канава   Slovenian: jarek  
    Turkish: hendek  
     
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