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hitches

noun
plural of hitch

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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

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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

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hitches

verb
present tense third-person singular of hitch

Synonyms & Antonyms of hitches (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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

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3 to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • hitched the trailer to the back of the car

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4 to travel by securing free rides
  • her brother hitched across the country after he graduated from college

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“Hitches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hitches. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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