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Definition of ditch:

  1. A trench made in the earth by digging, particularly a trench for draining wet land, for guarding or fencing inclosures, or for preventing an approach to a town or fortress. In the latter sense, it is called also a moat or a fosse.
  2. Any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth.
  3. To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land.
  4. To dig a ditch or ditches.
  5. To surround with a ditch.
  6. To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side.

Synonyms:

throw up, bank, puke, coldcock, eradicate, climb, scrap, junk, purge, fall out, eject, impinge, replace, eliminate, airlift, do away with, crevice, knock down, throw out, cave, cat, vomit up, be sick, throw away, plunge, crevasse, sheugh, upchuck, vomit, shed, trench, chuck, come down, disgorge, dump, deck, chasm, split up, regurgitate, down, rift, moat, leave, dispose of, drop, cavern, sick, defriend, spue, regorge, captain, floor, fosse, finish with, remove, retch, jettison, fissure, cast, pothole, cut off, spew, buzz, barf, encroach, toss, break off, break up, underprice, pat, discard, keep, entrench, honk.

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