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Webster

English Word:

ditch


English Pronunciation:

ditch


Noun:


⇨Plural Forms

es


⇨Etymology

(Old English) dich, original the same word as dik. See Dike.


⇨Definition

(; 224),



Noun:


⇨Etymology

imperfect & past participle Ditched; present participle & verbal noun Ditching.


⇨Definition

1. A trench made in the earth by digging, particularly a trench for draining wet land, for guarding or fencing inclosures, or for preventing an approach to a town or fortress. In the latter sense, it is called also a moat or a fosse.

2. Any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth.



Transitive Verb:


⇨Definition

1. To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land.

2. To surround with a ditch. (Shakespeare)

3. To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side.



Intransitive Verb:


⇨Definition

To dig a ditch or ditches. Swift.



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Wiktionary

Synonyms:

abandon discard dump jettison lose shed See also :junk


Noun:

ditch (usually uncountable, plural ditches) Alternative form of deech.


Verb:

ditch (third-person singular simple present ditches, present participle ditching, simple past and past participle ditched) Alternative form of deech.


Reference:

ditch

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Similar Words:

Other words similar to ditch can be found below:

1.dit
2.ditactic
3.ditalini
4.ditation
5.ditch
6.ditch day
7.ditcher
8.ditchlike
9.ditchwater
10.ditchy
11.dite
12.diterebene
13.diterpene
14.diterpenoid
15.dithecal
16.dithecous
17.ditheism
18.ditheist
19.ditheistic
20.ditheistical
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