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hitch

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of hitch

  1. 1 a danger or difficulty that is hidden or not easily recognized there are always a few hitches when you launch a system as complex as this one Synonyms of hitch booby trap, catch, catch-22, gimmick, gotcha, pitfall, joker, land mine, snagWords Related to hitch snare, trap, trip wire, web; hazard, peril, risk; bomb, bombshell, kicker, surprise (also surprize); bait, decoy, lure

  2. 2 a fixed period of time during which a person holds a job or position signed on for a three-year hitch in the army Synonyms of hitch term, stint, tenure, tourWords Related to hitch shift, watch; go, turn; duration, standing, time; cycle, span, spell, stretch; life, life span, lifetime, run


hitch

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of hitch

  1. 1 to move or cause to move with a sharp quick motion kept hitching up his pants because they were too big in the waist Synonyms of hitch buck, jerk, hoick, jolt, twitch, yankWords Related to hitch bump, jounce, lurch, pitch, stagger; jig, jiggle, jog, joggle, shake; drag, lug, pull, tug; pluck, tweak; grab, rip, snap (up), snatch, tear, wrench, wrest, wring

  2. 2 to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole she escaped out the window by using a makeshift rope of bedsheets and clothing she'd hitched together Synonyms of hitch catenate, chain, compound, concatenate, conjugate, couple, connect, hook, interconnect, interlink, join, link, yokeWords Related to hitch articulate, dovetail, integrate, interlock, intermesh; cord, string, wire; cement, coalesce, combine, fuse, unite, weldNear Antonyms of hitch detach, disengage, divide, part, split; cleave, rupture, sever, sunderAntonyms of hitch disconnect, disjoin, disjoint, dissever, disunite, separate, unchain, uncouple, unhitch, unlink, unyoke

  3. 3 to put securely in place or in a desired position hitched the trailer to the back of the car Synonyms of hitch anchor, catch, clamp, fix, fasten, moor, secure, setWords Related to hitch embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, stuff, wedgeNear Antonyms of hitch extract, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, yankAntonyms of hitch loose, loosen, unfasten, unfix, unloose, unloosen

  4. 4 to travel by securing free rides her brother hitched across the country after he graduated from college Synonyms of hitch hitchhike, thumbWords Related to hitch bum; stow away; carjack, hijack (also highjack)



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