Synonyms for trench

Synonyms for (noun) trench

Synonyms: trench

Definition: a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth

Similar words: ditch

Definition: a long narrow excavation in the earth

Synonyms: trench

Definition: any long ditch cut in the ground

Similar words: ditch

Definition: a long narrow excavation in the earth

Synonyms: trench, oceanic abyss, deep

Definition: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor

Similar words: natural depression, depression

Definition: a sunken or depressed geological formation

Synonyms for (verb) trench

Synonyms: trench

Definition: dig a trench or trenches

Usage: The National Guardsmen were sent out to trench

Similar words: dig, dig out

Definition: create by digging

Usage: dig a hole; dig out a channel

Synonyms: trench, ditch

Definition: cut a trench in, as for drainage

Usage: ditch the land to drain it; trench the fields

Similar words: dig, excavate, hollow

Definition: remove the inner part or the core of

Usage: the mining company wants to excavate the hillside

Synonyms: trench

Definition: set, plant, or bury in a trench

Usage: trench the fallen soldiers; trench the vegetables

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: trench

Definition: cut or carve deeply into

Usage: letters trenched into the stone

Similar words: cut

Definition: separate with or as if with an instrument

Usage: Cut the rope

Synonyms: trench

Definition: fortify by surrounding with trenches

Usage: He trenched his military camp

Similar words: fort, fortify

Definition: enclose by or as if by a fortification

Synonyms: trench, encroach, entrench, impinge

Definition: impinge or infringe upon

Usage: This impinges on my rights as an individual; This matter entrenches on other domains

Similar words: trespass, take advantage

Definition: make excessive use of

Usage: You are taking advantage of my good will!; She is trespassing upon my privacy

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