Synonyms of ditch in English:

ditch


See definition of ditch

noun

1‘she rescued an animal from a ditch’

SYNONYMS

trench, trough, channel, dyke, drain, gutter, gully, moat, duct, watercourse, conduit

ha-ha

technical fosse

historical sap

rare fleet


verb

1‘they started draining and ditching the coastal areas’

SYNONYMS

dig a ditch in, provide with ditches, trench, excavate, drain

2‘she decided to ditch her old curtains’

SYNONYMS

throw out, throw away, discard, get rid of, dispose of, do away with, shed

abandon, drop, shelve, scrap, jettison, throw on the scrapheap

dump, junk, scrub, axe, get shut of, chuck, chuck away, chuck out, pull the plug on, knock on the head

British get shot of

North American trash

ANTONYMS

keep

3‘she ditched her husband to marry the window cleaner’

SYNONYMS

break up with, jilt, cast aside, throw over, finish with

leave, desert, abandon, turn one's back on, leave high and dry, leave in the lurch

dump, drop, chuck, run out on, walk out on, give someone the elbow, give someone the heave-ho, leave someone holding the baby

British give someone the push, give someone the big E, bin off

archaic forsake