Synonyms for hitch

Synonyms for (noun) hitch

Synonyms: hobble, hitch, limp

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

Similar words: gait

Definition: a person's manner of walking

Synonyms: hinderance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, encumbrance, preventative, preventive

Definition: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

Similar words: obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, impediment, impedimenta

Definition: any structure that makes progress difficult

Synonyms: hitch

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

Similar words: knot

Definition: any of various fastenings formed by looping and tying a rope (or cord) upon itself or to another rope or to another object

Synonyms: hitch

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

Similar words: connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion

Definition: an instrumentality that connects

Usage: he soldered the connection; he didn't have the right connector between the amplifier and the speakers

Synonyms: snag, rub, hang-up, hitch

Definition: an unforeseen obstacle

Similar words: obstacle, obstruction

Definition: something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted

Usage: 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

Synonyms: arrest, stop, stoppage, check, halt, hitch, stay

Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption

Usage: 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

Similar words: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity

Definition: the state of being inactive

Synonyms: hitch, duty tour, enlistment, term of enlistment, tour, tour of duty

Definition: a period of time spent in military service

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (verb) hitch

Synonyms: hitch, catch

Definition: to hook or entangle

Usage: One foot caught in the stirrup

Similar words: attach

Definition: cause to be attached

Synonyms: hitch

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

Similar words: tie, link, link up, connect

Definition: connect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces

Usage: Can you connect the two loudspeakers?; Tie the ropes together; Link arms

Synonyms: jerk, buck, hitch

Definition: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

Usage: the yung filly bucked

Similar words: move

Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion

Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: hobble, gimp, hitch, limp

Definition: walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

Usage: The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

Similar words: walk

Definition: use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

Usage: 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

Synonyms: thumb, hitch, hitchhike

Definition: travel by getting free rides from motorists

Similar words: ride

Definition: be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

Usage: I ride to work in a bus; He rides the subway downtown every day

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