Found 3 items, similar to hitch.
English → Indonesian
English → English
v 1: to hook or entangle; “One foot caught in the stirrup”
] [ant: unhitch
2: walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; “The old
woman hobbles down to the store every day”
3: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; “the yung
4: travel by getting free rides from motorists [syn: hitchhike
5: connect to a vehicle: “hitch the trailer to the car”
n 1: a period of time spent in military service [syn: enlistment
term of enlistment
, tour of duty
, duty tour
2: the state of inactivity following an interruption; “the
negotiations were in arrest”
; “held them in check”
“during the halt he got some lunch”
; “the momentary stay
enabled him to escape the blow”
; “he spent the entire stop
in his seat”
3: an unforeseen obstacle [syn: hang-up
4: a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
5: a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that
6: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome [syn: hindrance
7: the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured
leg [syn: hobble
English → English
, v. i.
; -- mostly used in the phrase to hitch a ride;
as, he hitched his way home; he hitched a ride home.
(h[i^]ch), v. t. [Cf. Scot. hitch a motion by a
jerk, and hatch, hotch, to move by jerks, also Prov. G.
hiksen, G. hinken, to limp, hobble; or E. hiccough; or
possibly akin to E. hook.]
1. To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to
unite; to cling.
Atoms . . . which at length hitched together.
2. To move interruptedly or with halts, jerks, or steps; --
said of something obstructed or impeded.
Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme. --Pope.
To ease themselves . . . by hitching into another
3. To hit the legs together in going, as horses; to
interfere. [Eng.] --Halliwell.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hitched
; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To hook; to catch or fasten as by a hook or a knot; to
make fast, unite, or yoke; as, to hitch a horse, or a
halter; hitch your wagon to a star.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. To move with hitches; as, he hitched his chair nearer.
To hitch up
(a) To fasten up.
(b) To pull or raise with a jerk; as, a sailor hitches up
(c) To attach, as a horse, to a vehicle; as, hitch up the
gray mare. [Colloq.]
1. A catch; anything that holds, as a hook; an impediment; an
obstacle; an entanglement.
2. The act of catching, as on a hook, etc.
3. A stop or sudden halt; a stoppage; an impediment; a
temporary obstruction; an obstacle; as, a hitch in one's
progress or utterance; a hitch in the performance.
4. A sudden movement or pull; a pull up; as, the sailor gave
his trousers a hitch.
5. (Naut.) A knot or noose in a rope which can be readily
undone; -- intended for a temporary fastening; as, a half
hitch; a clove hitch; a timber hitch, etc.
6. (Geol.) A small dislocation of a bed or vein.