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ditch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of ditch

  1. a long narrow channel dug in the earth after skidding on the ice, our car went right into the ditch Synonyms of ditch dike, fosse (or foss), gutter, sheugh [chiefly Scottish], trench, trough Words Related to ditch acequia [Southwest], culvert, drain, draw, gully (also gulley), ravine; drill, furrow; ha-ha, moat, stank [British dialect], sunk fence; kennel


ditch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of ditch

  1. 1 to end a usually intimate relationship with ditched his wife for a woman 30 years his junior Synonyms of ditch blow off, break off (with), dump, jilt, kiss off, leave Words Related to ditch brush (aside or off), cold-shoulder, cut, high-hat, slight, snub; abandon, desert, forsake, maroon, quit Phrases kiss good-bye Near Antonyms of ditch hook up (with), take; befriend, latch (on or onto)

  2. 2 to get rid of as useless or unwanted we ditched the old table at the town dump Synonyms of ditch cashier, cast (off), chuck, deep-six, discard, dump, eighty-six (or 86), exorcise (also exorcize), fling (off or away), jettison, junk, lay by, lose, pitch, reject, scrap, shed, shuck (off), slough (off) also sluff (off), throw away, throw out, toss, unloadWords Related to ditch abandon, abdicate, desert, forsake; dismiss, kick out; abolish, annihilate, eliminate, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, liquidate, remove, root (out), stamp (out), wipe outNear Antonyms of ditch adopt, embrace, take on; employ, use, utilize; hold, hold back, keep, retain



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