Synonyms of ditch in English:

ditch


See definition of ditch

noun

1‘she rescued an animal from a ditch’

SYNONYMS
trench, trough, channel, dyke, drain, gutter, gully, moat, duct, watercourse, conduit
ha-ha
technical fosse
historical sap
rare fleet

verb

1‘they started draining and ditching the coastal areas’

SYNONYMS
dig a ditch in, provide with ditches, trench, excavate, drain

2‘she decided to ditch her old curtains’

SYNONYMS
throw out, throw away, discard, get rid of, dispose of, do away with, shed
abandon, drop, shelve, scrap, jettison, throw on the scrapheap
informal dump, junk, scrub, axe, get shut of, chuck, chuck away, chuck out, pull the plug on, knock on the head
British informal get shot of
North American informal trash
ANTONYMS

keep

3‘she ditched her husband to marry the window cleaner’

SYNONYMS
break up with, jilt, cast aside, throw over, finish with
leave, desert, abandon, turn one's back on, leave high and dry, leave in the lurch
informal dump, drop, chuck, run out on, walk out on, give someone the elbow, give someone the heave-ho, leave someone holding the baby
British informal give someone the push, give someone the big E, bin off
archaic forsake