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1. ditch

noun. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] a long narrow excavation in the earth.

Synonyms

  • ha-ha
  • drainage ditch
  • haw-haw
  • irrigation ditch
  • sunk fence
  • excavation

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • fill
  • full
  • solid

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ditch

  • unhitch
  • enrich
  • bewitch
  • which
  • twitch
  • tritsch
  • tritch
  • triche
  • switch
  • stitch
  • stich
  • snitch
  • krych
  • klich
  • glitch
  • fritzsche
  • fritsche
  • fritsch
  • fritch
  • britsch
  • blitch
  • zich
  • witch
  • wich
  • ritch
  • riche
  • rich
  • pitsch
  • pitch
  • piche

How do you pronounce ditch?

Pronounce ditch as dɪʧ.

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Example sentences of the word ditch


1. Verb, base form
Likewise, ditch your chin-up belt and wear a vest instead to make the exercise harder.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Cover the rocks and fill the ditch with the soil you removed when digging the ditch.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
If you ditch the golf cart and carry your own clubs, you'll amp up the calorie burn.

Quotes containing the word ditch


1. The man who has really won the love of one good woman in this world, I do not care if he dies in the ditch a beggar - his life has been a success.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

2. Isn't that someone we know?"asked Horace. He pointed to where a cloaked figure sat by the side of the road a few hundred meters away, arms wrapped around his knees. Close by him, a small shaggy horse cropped the grass growing at the edge of the drainage ditch that ran beside the road."So it is,"Halt replied. "And he seems to have brought Will with him.
- John Flanagan, Halt's Peril

3. What does education often do? It makes a straight-cut ditch of a free, meandering brook.
- Henry David Thoreau

2. last-ditch

adjective. of something done as a final recourse (especially to prevent a crisis or disaster).

Antonyms

  • first

3. ditch

verb. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] cut a trench in, as for drainage.

Synonyms

  • trench
  • hollow
  • excavate

Antonyms

  • hospitable
  • consolable
  • arrive
  • claim

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. ditch

verb. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] forsake.

Synonyms

  • forsake
  • desert
  • abandon

Antonyms

  • string
  • bridle
  • kern
  • muzzle

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ditch

noun. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] any small natural waterway.

Antonyms

  • meaningful

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ditch

verb. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] crash or crash-land.

Antonyms

  • buy

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ditch

verb. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • get rid of

Antonyms

  • saddle
  • charge
  • lodge

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ditch

verb. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] throw away.

Synonyms

  • abandon

Antonyms

  • ionate
  • calcify

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ditch

verb. ['ˈdɪtʃ'] make an emergency landing on water.

Antonyms

  • dock

Etymology

  • dich (Middle English (1100-1500))
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