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Synonyms for hitch

Synonyms for hitch

to walk in a lame way

to join or be joined in marriage

a term of service, as in the military or in prison

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

Synonyms for hitch

a period of time spent in military service

the state of inactivity following an interruption

an unforeseen obstacle

a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it

the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

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to hook or entangle

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walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

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jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

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travel by getting free rides from motorists

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

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Phil said that the sponsored hitch-hike had so far raised pounds 6,500 for the hospice, but money was still rolling in.
Soon, I saw the truck that had gone ahead overturn," said Rajya, a woman who had taken a hitch-hike ride in the ill-fated truck.
THEATRE: Fredonia tells the story of two guys who hitch-hike across America to Fredonia & the Marx Bros convention.
The challenge was to hitch-hike across Europe all the way to Morocco to raise funds for charity.
Earlier that summer he and seven friends had set out to hitch-hike their way to Montreal to see Expo '67--the world fair that was celebrating Canada's centenary--and had then gone on to Quebec City.
Following his discovery that anyone with a pilot's licence can sometimes "hitch-hike" in the co-pilot's seat of a plane, Buckley decided to put the theory to the test and see how far round the world he could get.
She decided to set off on foot after she told an AA mechanic she could not afford the necessary repair and would have to hitch-hike the remaining 80 miles.
WORRIED children were forced to hitch-hike home in the small hours after Ireland's biggest rock concert of the year.
From getting up at 5am to milk the cows and hitch-hike 20 miles to school every day, she now lives life on the road, supporting Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash and her new pal Neil Young - all after a fling with ex-Mr Madonna, Sean Penn.
A PATIENT in a wheelchair was so desperate to escape from University Hospital he tried to hitch-hike along the motorway to Lincoln.
TWO former firefighters turned back the clock as they set off to blaze a trail across the country in a marathon charity hitch-hike.
With that job done, and long overdue for my release, I decided that I would make my own way home by means of an aerial hitch-hike. Pan-African Airways flew me to Athens, where I was arrested for having no passport, no money and a maroon beret that singled me out as a possible soldier of fortune for the civil war simmering in the hills.
Kerry said if he had not been mad enough to hitch-hike to the World Cup, he would never have met the girl of his dreams.