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1. trench

noun. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth.

Synonyms

  • fire trench
  • fosse
  • communication trench
  • slit trench
  • intrenchment
  • entrenchment
  • approach trench
  • moat

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Trench

  • stench
  • quench
  • french
  • drench
  • clench
  • wrench
  • tench
  • rentsch
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench
  • bench

Sentences with trench


1. Noun, singular or mass
Measure the length of the trench at the top and at the base.

2. Adjective
In spring and fall, a trench coat or warm blazer and scarf is appropriate.

Quotes about trench


1. The last time I wore an animal hide; but this time I settled for this."Eric had been wearing a long trench coat. Now he threw it off dramatically, and I could only stand and stare. Normally, Eric was a blue-jeans-and-T-shirt kind of guy. Tonight, he wore a pink tank top and Lycra leggings[...]They were pink and aqua, like the swirls down the side of Jason's truck.
- Charlaine Harris, Living Dead in Dallas

2. trench

verb. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] impinge or infringe upon.

Synonyms

  • impinge
  • encroach
  • entrench
  • take advantage

Antonyms

  • professional
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • call option

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. trench

noun. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] any long ditch cut in the ground.

Synonyms

  • furrow

Antonyms

  • desynchronize
  • blur

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. trench

noun. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor.

Synonyms

  • depression
  • oceanic abyss
  • natural depression

Antonyms

  • desynchronise
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • ascend

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. trench

verb. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] set, plant, or bury in a trench.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • left
  • right
  • upgrade
  • downgrade

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. trench

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

Synonyms

  • dig
  • hollow
  • excavate

Antonyms

  • disarranged
  • soft
  • up
  • front

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. trench

verb. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] cut or carve deeply into.

Antonyms

  • undeceive

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. trench

verb. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] fortify by surrounding with trenches.

Synonyms

  • fortify

Antonyms

  • stand
  • sit

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. trench

verb. ['ˈtrɛntʃ'] dig a trench or trenches.

Synonyms

  • dig out

Antonyms

  • moving
  • unsettled

Etymology

  • trenchier (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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