Synonyms of hitch
problemDictionary • The five-hour operation went without a hitch.
problem • the economic problems of the inner city
catch (informal) • It sounds too good to be true - what's the catch?
trouble • She tells me her troubles. I tell her mine.
check • There is no check on the flood of new immigrants arriving in the country.
difficulty • There is only one difficulty. The hardest thing is to leave.
delay • Air restrictions might mean delays for Easter holidaymakers.
hold-up • They arrived late due to a motorway hold-up.
obstacle • Overcrowding remains a large obstacle to improving conditions.
hazard • a sole that reduces the hazard of slipping on slick surfaces
drawback • The only drawback was that the apartment was too small.
hassle (informal) • I don't think it's worth the money or the hassle.
snag • A police crackdown hit a snag when villains stole one of their cars.
uphill (South Africa) • This job has been a real uphill.
impediment • There is no legal impediment to the marriage.
hindrance • Higher rates have been a hindrance to economic recovery.
1 hitchhikeDictionary (informal) • I hitched a lift into town.
thumb a lift
2 fastenDictionary • We hitched the horse to the cart.
fasten • Use screws to fasten the shelf to the wall.
join • The opened link is used to join the two ends of the chain.
attach • Attach labels to things before you file them away.
unite • They have agreed to unite their efforts to bring peace.
tie • He tied the ends of the plastic bag together.
connect • You can connect the machine to your hi-fi.
harness • The horses were harnessed to a heavy wagon.
tether • He dismounted, tethering his horse to a tree.
yoke • a plough team of eight oxen yoked in pairs
IDIOM:▷ get hitched
PHRASAL VERB:▷ hitch something up
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attachIf you attach something to an object, you join it or fasten it to the object.
• Attach labels to things before you file them away.
• It sounds too good to be true - what's the catch?
• There is no check on the flood of new immigrants arriving in the country.
Thesaurus for hitch from the Collins English Thesaurus
to fasten or become fastened with a knot or tie, esp temporarily
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