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ditch [ dich ]
Main Entry: ditch
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: gulley
Synonyms: canal, channel, chase, cut, dike, drain, excavation, furrow, gutter, mine, moat, trench, watercourse
Main Entry: ditch
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: get rid of
Synonyms: abandon, desert, discard, dispose of, drop, dump*, eighty-six, forsake, jettison, junk*, leave, reject, scrap*, throw away, throw out, throw overboard
Main Entry: abandon
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: leave behind, relinquish
Synonyms: abdicate, back out, bail out, bow out, chicken out, cop out, cut loose, desert, discard, discontinue, ditch*, drop, drop out, duck*, dump*, dust*, flake out, fly the coop, give up the ship, kiss goodbye, leave, leg it, let go, opt out, pull out, quit, run out on, screw*, ship out, stop, storm out, surrender, take a powder, take a walk, throw over, vacate, walk out on, wash hands of, withdraw, yield
Main Entry: avoid
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: refrain or stay away from; prevent
Synonyms: abstain, avert, bypass, circumlocute, circumvent, deflect, desist, ditch, divert, dodge, duck, elude, escape, eschew, evade, fake out, fend off, flee, give the slip, hide, hold off, jump, keep clear, lay low, obviate, recoil, run for cover, shake, shake and bake, shake off, shirk, shrink from, shuffle off, shun, shy, sidestep, skip out on, skip town, skip*, skirt, stay away, stay out, steer clear of, step aside, turn aside, ward off, weave, withdraw
Main Entry: barrier
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: obstruction
Synonyms: bar, barricade, blank wall, blockade, bound, boundary, confines, curtain, ditch, enclosure, fence, fortification, gully, hurdle, impediment, limit, moat, obstacle, pale, palisade, railing, rampart, roadblock, stop, trench, wall
Main Entry: bolt
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: run quickly away
Synonyms: abscond, bail out, bound, cop out, cut loose, cut out, dart, dash, ditch*, drop out, dump*, escape, flee, flight, fly, hightail, hotfoot, hurtle, jump, kiss goodbye, leap, leave flat, leave high and dry, leave holding the bag, leave in the lurch, make a break for it, make off, make tracks, opt out, run like scared rabbit, run out on, rush, scamper, scoot, skedaddle, skip, split*, spring, sprint, start, startle, step on it, take flight, take off, walk out on
Main Entry: break with
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: part ways
Synonyms: ditch, drop, jilt, reject, renounce, separate
Main Entry: cache
Part of Speech: verb
Definition: hide a supply of something
Synonyms: accumulate, bury, conceal, cover, ditch, duck, ensconce, lay away, maintain, park, plant, put away, put in the hole, save, screen, secrete, squirrel, squirrel away, stash, stash away, store
Main Entry: canal
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: waterway
Synonyms: aqueduct, bottleneck, channel, choke point, conduit, course, cove, ditch, duct, estuary, firth, trench, water, watercourse
Main Entry: channel
Part of Speech: noun
Definition: pathway, usually containing water
Synonyms: approach, aqueduct, arroyo, artery, avenue, canal, canyon, carrier, chamber, chase, conduit, course, dig, ditch, duct, fluting, furrow, gouge, groove, gully, gutter, main, means, medium, pass, passage, pipe, raceway, route, runway, sewer, slit, sound, strait, tideway, trough, tube, tunnel, vein, watercourse, way
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