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Noun: ditch  dich
  1. A long narrow excavation in the earth
  2. Any small natural waterway
Verb: ditch  dich
  1. Forsake
    "ditch a lover"
  2. Throw away
    "ditch these old notes";
    - chuck
  3. Sever all ties with, usually unceremoniously or irresponsibly
    "The company ditched him after many years of service";
    - dump
  4. (air travel) make an emergency landing on water
  5. 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, ditched, ditches

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

Encyclopedia: Ditch