Synonyms of hitch


1. enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour, time period, period of time, period

usage: a period of time spent in military service

2. arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage, inaction, inactivity, inactiveness

usage: 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"

3. hang-up, hitch, rub, snag, obstacle, obstruction

usage: an unforeseen obstacle

4. hitch, connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective

usage: a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

5. hitch, knot

usage: a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot

6. hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference, obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta

usage: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

7. hitch, hobble, limp, gait

usage: the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg


1. hitch, catch, attach

usage: to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"

2. limp, gimp, hobble, hitch, walk

usage: walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

3. buck, jerk, hitch, move

usage: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"

4. hitchhike, hitch, thumb, ride

usage: travel by getting free rides from motorists

5. hitch, connect, link, tie, link up

usage: connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"

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