HyperDic: hitch

English > 12 senses of the word hitch:
NOUNtimehitch, enlistment, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, toura period of time spent in military service
statehitch, arrest, check, halt, stay, stop, stoppagethe state of inactivity following an interruption
cognitionhitch, hang-up, rub, snagan unforeseen obstacle
artifacthitcha connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
artifacthitcha knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it
artifacthitch, hindrance, hinderance, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interferenceany obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
acthitch, hobble, limpthe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
VERBcontacthitch, catchto hook or entangle
motionhitch, limp, gimp, hobblewalk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
motionhitch, buck, jerkjump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
motionhitch, hitchhike, thumbtravel by getting free rides from motorists
contacthitchconnect to a vehicle
hitch > pronunciation
Soundshhih'ch
Rhymesbackstitch ... witch: 27 rhymes with ihch...
English > hitch: 12 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of time spent in military service.
Synonymsenlistment, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishalistamiento, enrolamiento, misión, período de servicio, período, turno
English > hitch: 12 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of inactivity following an interruption.
Synonymsarrest, check, halt, stay, stop, stoppage
NarrowercountercheckA check that restrains another check
logjamAny stoppage attributable to unusual activity
Broaderinaction, inactivity, inactivenessThe state of being inactive
Spanishalto, detención, parada
Catalanaturada, detenció, parada
English > hitch: 12 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningAn unforeseen obstacle.
Synonymshang-up, rub, snag
Broaderobstacle, obstructionSomething immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted
Spanishcomplicación, dificultad, impedimento, obstáculo, pega, problema, tropiezo
Catalancomplicació, dificultat, entrebanc, impediment, pega
English > hitch: 12 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls.
Broaderconnection, connexion, connector, connecter, connectiveAn instrumentality that connects
Verbshitchconnect to a vehicle
English > hitch: 12 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot.
NarrowerBlackwall hitchA simple hitch used for temporarily attaching a line to a hook
cat's-pawA hitch in the middle of rope that has two eyes into which tackle can be hooked
rolling hitchA hitch for fastening a line to a spar or another rope
sheet bend, becket bend, weaver's knot, weaver's hitchA hitch used for temporarily tying a rope to the middle of another rope (or to an eye)
timber hitchA hitch used to secure a rope to a log or spar
BroaderknotAny of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object
English > hitch: 12 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningAny obstruction that impedes or is burdensome.
Synonymshindrance, hinderance, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference
NarrowerclogAny object that acts as a hindrance or obstruction
speed bumpA hindrance to speeding created by a crosswise ridge in the surface of a roadway
Broaderobstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimentaAny structure that makes progress difficult
Spanishestorbo, impedimenta, interferencia
Catalandestorb, impediment, interferència
English > hitch: 12 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg.
Synonymshobble, limp
BroadergaitA person's manner of walking
Spanishcojera
Catalancoixesa
Verbshitchwalk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
English > hitch: 12 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningTo hook or entangle.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymcatch
Narrowersnagcatch on a snag
BroaderattachCause to be attached
Oppositeunhitchunfasten or release from or as if from a hitch
Similar tocatchCause to become accidentally or suddenly caught, ensnared, or entangled
Spanishamarrar, engancharse, enganchar, liarse
Catalanarrear, guarnir
English > hitch: 12 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningwalk impeded by some physical limitation or injury.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymslimp, gimp, hobble
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Spanishcojear, renguear, renquear
Catalancoixejar, ranquejar
Nounshitchthe uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
English > hitch: 12 senses > verb 3, motion
MeaningJump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsbuck, jerk
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
English > hitch: 12 senses > verb 4, motion
Meaningtravel by getting free rides from motorists.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymshitchhike, thumb
BroaderrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Spanishhacer autostop
Catalanfer autoestop, fer autostop
English > hitch: 12 senses > verb 5, contact
MeaningConnect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car".
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Broaderconnect, link, tie, link upConnect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces
Nounshitcha connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

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