Synonyms for ditch

Synonyms for (noun) ditch

Synonyms: ditch

Definition: a long narrow excavation in the earth

Similar words: excavation

Definition: a hole in the ground made by excavating

Synonyms: ditch

Definition: any small natural waterway

Similar words: waterway

Definition: a navigable body of water

Synonyms for (verb) ditch

Synonyms: trench, ditch

Definition: cut a trench in, as for drainage

Usage: ditch the land to drain it; trench the fields

Similar words: dig, excavate, hollow

Definition: remove the inner part or the core of

Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Synonyms: ditch

Definition: crash or crash-land

Usage: ditch a car; ditch a plane

Similar words: crash

Definition: cause to crash

Usage: The terrorists crashed the plane into the palace; Mother crashed the motorbike into the lamppost

Synonyms: ditch

Definition: make an emergency landing on water

Similar words: crash land

Definition: make an emergency landing

Synonyms: dump, ditch

Definition: sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly

Usage: The company dumped him after many years of service; She dumped her boyfriend when she fell in love with a rich man

Similar words: get rid of, remove

Definition: dispose of

Usage: Get rid of these old shoes!; The company got rid of all the dead wood

Synonyms: ditch, chuck

Definition: throw away

Usage: Chuck these old notes

Similar words: abandon

Definition: forsake, leave behind

Usage: We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot

Synonyms: ditch

Definition: forsake

Usage: ditch a lover

Similar words: abandon, forsake, desert, desolate

Definition: leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch

Usage: The mother deserted her children

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