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Noun: ditch  dich
  1. A long narrow excavation in the earth
  2. Any small natural waterway
Verb: ditch  dich
  1. [informal] Throw away
    "ditch these old notes";
    - chuck
  2. End a romantic relationship with someone, esp. suddenly
    "ditch a lover"; "I ditched him after a month"
  3. [informal] Sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly
    "The company ditched him after many years of service";
    - dump [informal], chuck [Brit, informal]
  4. (air travel) make an emergency landing on water
  5. [informal] Crash or crash-land
    "ditch a car"; "ditch a plane"
  6. Cut a trench in, as for drainage
    "ditch the land to drain it";
    - trench

Derived forms: ditching, ditches, ditched

Type of: abandon, crash, crash land, desert, desolate, dig, excavate, excavation, forsake [literary], get rid of, hollow, remove, waterway

Encyclopedia: Ditch