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hitching

verb
present participle of hitch

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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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“Hitching.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hitching. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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