Associations to the word «Ditch»


DITCH, verb. Alternative form of deech
DITCH, noun. Alternative form of deech
DITCH, noun. A trench; a long, shallow indentation, as for irrigation or drainage.
DITCH, verb. (transitive) To discard or abandon.
DITCH, verb. (intransitive) To deliberately crash-land an airplane on the sea.
DITCH, verb. (intransitive) To deliberately not attend classes; to play hookey.
DITCH, verb. (intransitive) To dig ditches.
DITCH, verb. (transitive) To dig ditches around.
DITCH, verb. (transitive) To throw into a ditch.
DITCH DAY, noun. A day on which a group of students, generally the senior class, leaves the campus and its responsibilities for a day.
DITCH DAY, noun. A tradition in which Caltech seniors leave the campus for the day and underclassmen (all considered frosh regardless of actual year) attempt to break into their stacks.

Dictionary definition

DITCH, noun. A long narrow excavation in the earth.
DITCH, noun. Any small natural waterway.
DITCH, verb. Forsake; "ditch a lover".
DITCH, verb. Throw away; "Chuck these old notes".
DITCH, verb. 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".
DITCH, verb. Make an emergency landing on water.
DITCH, verb. Crash or crash-land; "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane".
DITCH, verb. Cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields".

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes