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hitch

 
Noun hitch has 7 senses
  1. enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour - a period of time spent in military service
    --1 is a kind of time period, period of time, period
  2. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage - the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
    --2 is a kind of inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
    --2 has particulars: countercheck; logjam
  3. hang-up, hitch, rub, snag - an unforeseen obstacle
    --3 is a kind of obstacle, obstruction
  4. hitch - a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
    --4 is a kind of
    connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective
    Derived form: verb hitch5
  5. hitch - a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it
    --5 is a kind of
    knot
    --5 has particulars:
     Blackwall hitch; cat's-paw; rolling hitch; sheet bend, becket bend, weaver's knot, weaver's hitch; timber hitch
  6. hindrance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference - any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
    --6 is a kind of obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta
    --6 has particulars: clog; speed bump
  7. hitch, hobble, limp - the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    --7 is a kind of gait
    Derived form: verb hitch2
Verb hitch has 5 senses
  1. hitch, catch - to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
    --1 is one way to attach
    Antonyms: unhitch
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. limp, hobble, hitch - walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
    --2 is one way to walk
    Derived form: noun hitch7
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  3. buck, jerk, hitch - jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
    --3 is one way to move
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
  4. hitchhike, hitch, thumb - travel by getting free rides from motorists
    --4 is one way to ride
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. hitch - connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
    --5 is one way to
    connect, link, tie, link up
    Derived form: noun hitch4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
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