[ UK /dˈɪtʃ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɪtʃ/ ]
[ US /ˈdɪtʃ/ ]
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
Chuck these old notes
- make an emergency landing on water
ditch a lover
crash or crash-land
ditch a plane
ditch a car
cut a trench in, as for drainage
ditch the land to drain it
trench the fields
- a long narrow excavation in the earth
- any small natural waterway
How To Use ditch In A Sentence
- This would connect the castle to a roadway usually across a moat or ditch.
- Ditch your mascara, use your fingers rather than a brush and don't forget to smudge your lipstick. Times, Sunday Times
- If the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.
- The negotiators made a last-ditch effort to reach an agreement.
- Irvine has no plans to ditch all his luxuries. Times, Sunday Times
- He did stand a long way off the odd ditch but once there was a little less gas in the tank he was really good. Times, Sunday Times
- The landscape was well ordered with fields defined by hedges and ditches, trackways linking settlements, and unenclosed grazing areas beyond the more intensively used enclosed land.
- Another, presumably later, inhumation cemetery lay in and around the southern boundary ditch at its Ryknild Street end.
- A memo from March 1988 revealed the project was to be ditched because it "contravened" statements from ministers saying UFOs did not pose a threat to the UK. undefined
- Nicola is unconscious, hidden in a ditch by the road. The Sun