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  Definition of ditch
  1. a long narrow excavation in the earth
  2. any small natural waterway
  3. cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"
  4. crash or crash-land; "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane"
  5. make an emergency landing on water
  6. sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly; "The company dumped him after many years of service"; "She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man"
  7. throw away; "Chuck these old notes"
  8. forsake; "ditch a lover"
Similar Words: trench, dump, chuck

 

Hyponyms: drainage ditch, irrigation ditch, sunk fence, ha-ha, haw-haw, trench

 

Derivational Morphology: trench, trencher

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: hendek   Croatian: rov  
Dutch: sloot   Finnish: oja  
French: fossé   German: Graben  
Hungarian: árok   Japanese: 側溝  
Norwegian: grøft   Romanian: şanţ  
Russian: канава   Slovenian: jarek  
Turkish: hendek  
 
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