Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun hitch

7 senses of hitch

Sense 1
enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour -- (a period of time spent in military service)
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 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")
       => inaction, inactivity, inactiveness -- (the state of being inactive)

Sense 3
hang-up, hitch, rub, snag -- (an unforeseen obstacle)
       => obstacle, obstruction -- (something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; "lack of imagination is an obstacle to one's advancement"; "the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education"; "the filibuster was a major obstruction to the success of their plan")

Sense 4
hitch -- (a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls)
       => connection, connexion, connector, connecter, connective -- (an instrumentality that connects; "he soldered the connection"; "he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers")

Sense 5
hitch -- (a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot)
       => knot -- (any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object)

Sense 6
hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference -- (any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome)
       => obstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimenta -- (any structure that makes progress difficult)

Sense 7
hitch, hobble, limp -- (the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg)
       => gait -- (a person's manner of walking)

Antonyms of verb hitch

1 of 5 senses of hitch

Sense 1
hitch, catch -- (to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup")
       Antonym of unhitch (Sense 1)
      => unhitch -- (unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb hitch

5 senses of hitch

Sense 1
hitch, catch -- (to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup")
       => attach -- (cause to be attached)

Sense 2
limp, gimp, hobble, hitch -- (walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day")
       => walk -- (use one's feet to advance; advance by steps; "Walk, don't run!"; "We walked instead of driving"; "She walks with a slight limp"; "The patient cannot walk yet"; "Walk over to the cabinet")

Sense 3
buck, jerk, hitch -- (jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked")
       => move -- (move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right")

Sense 4
hitchhike, hitch, thumb -- (travel by getting free rides from motorists)
       => ride -- (be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day")

Sense 5
hitch -- (connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car")
       => connect, link, tie, link up -- (connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms")

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