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synonyms for ditching

  • abandon
  • discard
  • dispose of
  • dump
  • forsake
  • jettison
  • junk
  • scrap
  • desert
  • drop
  • leave
  • reject
  • eighty-six
  • throw away
  • throw out
  • throw overboard
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antonyms for ditching

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  • hold
  • keep
  • retain
  • save
  • continue
  • pick up
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How to use ditching in a sentence

What does a poor man do, who goes out hedging and ditching with a dead child lying in his house?
THE PRIME MINISTERANTHONY TROLLOPE
A man who has been a Fleet parson is like one who has passed a morning in hedging and ditching.
THE CHAPLAIN OF THE FLEETWALTER BESANT AND JAMES RICE
But even 10 acres is a big field, quite big enough to repay the cost of hedging and ditching.
THE AGRARIAN PROBLEM IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURYRICHARD HENRY TAWNEY
A wagon passed, and then a tax-cart, and afterward two old men going ditching.
A ROSE OF A HUNDRED LEAVESAMELIA EDITH HUDDLESTON BARR
Accordingly he went to plowing, ditching, and blowing rocks and built a new stone bridge over a stream.
REVOLUTIONARY HEROES, AND OTHER HISTORICAL PAPERSJAMES PARTON
Hill then interested himself in practical ways of ditching and tiling.
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESCHARLES A. BEARD AND MARY R. BEARD
Every person, white or red, who could give instruction in ditching and planting, was employed each hour of the day.
THE CAPTAIN OF THE GRAY-HORSE TROOPHAMLIN GARLAND
All other ditching was done by a railroad plow followed by pick and shovel, or by the two latter tools only.
THE WATER SUPPLY OF THE EL PASO AND SOUTHWESTERN RAILWAY FROM CARRIZOZO TO SANTA ROSA, N. MEX.J. L. CAMPBELL
Perhaps the June rise catches him, and there is a heavy expense in ditching and damming to save the Rottenbottom crop.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCE, VOL. 11, NO. 22, JANUARY, 1873VARIOUS
Then Halsey lost connection with the fleeing car, and after that Molo changed his mind about ditching the girls.
WANDL THE INVADERRAYMOND KING CUMMINGS
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