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Hitch was interested in what I had to offer, like one of my background ideas for Norman's upbringing.
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Meaning of "hitch" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HITCH

Of uncertain origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HITCH

hitch  [hɪtʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HITCH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hitch is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb hitch in English.

WHAT DOES HITCH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hitch

Hitch may refer to: ▪ Hitch knot, a knot used to attach a rope to a fixed object ▪ Tow hitch, a construction on a truck or car to attach a trailer ▪ Hitches, fish in the genus Lavinia including Lavinia exilicauda ▪ Hitchhiking, a form of travel in which the traveller tries to get a lift from another traveller ▪ Hitch, a pattern run by a receiver in American football ▪ Hitch, a 2005 movie starring Will Smith...

Definition of hitch in the English dictionary

The first definition of hitch in the dictionary is to fasten or become fastened with a knot or tie, esp temporarily. Other definition of hitch is to connect ; harness. Hitch is also often foll by up to pull up with a quick jerk.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HITCH

PRESENT

Present
I hitch
you hitch
he/she/it hitches
we hitch
you hitch
they hitch
Present continuous
I am hitching
you are hitching
he/she/it is hitching
we are hitching
you are hitching
they are hitching
Present perfect
I have hitched
you have hitched
he/she/it has hitched
we have hitched
you have hitched
they have hitched
Present perfect continuous
I have been hitching
you have been hitching
he/she/it has been hitching
we have been hitching
you have been hitching
they have been hitching
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hitched
you hitched
he/she/it hitched
we hitched
you hitched
they hitched
Past continuous
I was hitching
you were hitching
he/she/it was hitching
we were hitching
you were hitching
they were hitching
Past perfect
I had hitched
you had hitched
he/she/it had hitched
we had hitched
you had hitched
they had hitched
Past perfect continuous
I had been hitching
you had been hitching
he/she/it had been hitching
we had been hitching
you had been hitching
they had been hitching
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will hitch
you will hitch
he/she/it will hitch
we will hitch
you will hitch
they will hitch
Future continuous
I will be hitching
you will be hitching
he/she/it will be hitching
we will be hitching
you will be hitching
they will be hitching
Future perfect
I will have hitched
you will have hitched
he/she/it will have hitched
we will have hitched
you will have hitched
they will have hitched
Future perfect continuous
I will have been hitching
you will have been hitching
he/she/it will have been hitching
we will have been hitching
you will have been hitching
they will have been hitching
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would hitch
you would hitch
he/she/it would hitch
we would hitch
you would hitch
they would hitch
Conditional continuous
I would be hitching
you would be hitching
he/she/it would be hitching
we would be hitching
you would be hitching
they would be hitching
Conditional perfect
I would have hitch
you would have hitch
he/she/it would have hitch
we would have hitch
you would have hitch
they would have hitch
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hitching
you would have been hitching
he/she/it would have been hitching
we would have been hitching
you would have been hitching
they would have been hitching
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hitch
we let´s hitch
you hitch
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hitch
Past participle
hitched
Present Participle
hitching
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HITCH


bitch
bɪtʃ
Deutsch
dɔɪtʃ
DH
diːˈeɪtʃ
dich
dɪtʃ
FH
ˌɛfˈeɪtʃ
fitch
fɪtʃ
glitch
ɡlɪtʃ
lich
lɪtʃ
mich
mɪtʃ
mitch
mɪtʃ
niche
nɪtʃ
ostrich
ˈɒstrɪtʃ
p&h
ˌpiːənˈeɪtʃ
pitch
pɪtʃ
rich
rɪtʃ
stitch
stɪtʃ
switch
swɪtʃ
twitch
twɪtʃ
which
wɪtʃ
witch
wɪtʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HITCH

hit the road
hit the roof
hit the sack
hit wicket
hit-and-miss
hit-and-run
hit-and-run accident
hit-and-run driver
hit-and-run raid
Hitachi
Hitchcock
hitcher
hitchhike
hitchhiker
hitchhiking
hitchily
hitching post
hitchy
hithe
hither

WORDS THAT END LIKE HITCH

aitch
chain stitch
chain-stitch
cross-stitch
drainage ditch
ignition switch
itch
last ditch
last-ditch
light switch
on-off switch
quidditch
Redditch
seven-year itch
slip stitch
slip-stitch
snitch
soccer pitch
son of a bitch
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Synonyms and antonyms of hitch in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «HITCH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «hitch» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of hitch

Translation of «hitch» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HITCH

Find out the translation of hitch to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hitch from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hitch» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

故障
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

complicación
570 millions of speakers

English

hitch
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अड़चन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عَقَبَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

препятствие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

empecilho
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ঝিঁকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

empêchement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Halangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Haken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

障害
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

장애
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cản trở
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

உறுத்தல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अडथळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

aksama
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

inconveniente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

komplikacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

перешкода
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

impediment
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρόσκομμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

haakplek
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ryck
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

problem
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hitch

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HITCH»

The term «hitch» is very widely used and occupies the 6.799 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HITCH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hitch

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7 QUOTES WITH «HITCH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hitch.
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George Matthew Adams
People who look down never get much of an idea of the sky where the stars are set. And the fellow who doesn't hitch at least one or two of his wagons to a star never gets very high up. Get your eyes off the ground. Look ahead.
2
Dan Blocker
My daddy used to say that I was too big to ride and too little to hitch a wagon - no good for a damn thing.
3
Arlie Russell Hochschild
What emotions would we experience if we weren't working ourselves to death? What wishes drive us? What fantasies hitch themselves to our continual busyness? Only when we step away from our frenzy can we know.
4
Eddie Mathews
It's only a hitch when you're in a slump. When you're hitting the ball its called rhythm.
5
Michel Patini
We were the best team in the world: European champions in 1984, we qualified without a hitch and 86 was to be the swan song for a very experienced side.
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Joseph Stefano
Hitch was interested in what I had to offer, like one of my background ideas for Norman's upbringing.
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Joseph Stefano
Hitch suggested a name actress to play Marion because the bigger the star the more unbelievable it would be that we would kill her.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HITCH»

Discover the use of hitch in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hitch and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Hitch-22: A Memoir
The acid, hilarious, confessional and provocative memoirs of the bestselling author of God is Not Great - a story of a life lived large.
Christopher Hitchens, 2011
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Hitch
To help his family during the Depression and avoid becoming a drunk like his father, Moss Trawnley joins the Civilian Conservation Corps, helps build a new camp near Monroe, Montana, and leads the other men in making the camp a success.
Jeanette Ingold, 2006
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Hitch-22: A Memoir
Condemned to be able to see both sides of any argument, Christopher Hitchens has contradictions that contain their own multitudes. From the Hardcover edition.
Christopher Hitchens, 2011
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Hitch-22: A Memoir
"The life story of one of the most admired and controversial public intellectuals of our time"--Provided by publisher.
Christopher Hitchens, 2010
5
My Hitch in Hell: The Bataan Death March
My Hitch in Hell is a first-person account of one of the twentieth century's great tragedies and a prisoner survival epic that contains inspiring lessons for everyone.
Lester I. Tenney, 2000
6
Bryan Hitch's Ultimate Comics Studio
The world's top comic artist Bryan Hitch, explores his inspirations, approaches and techniques through a stunning collection of his finest pieces from Marvel, as well as brand new pieces commissioned especially for this book.
Bryan Hitch, 2010
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My Hitch in Hell
My Hitch in Hell is an inspiring survivor's epic about the triumph of human will despite unimaginable human suffering.
Lester I. Tenney autofilled, 2000
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HITCH YOUR WAGON TO A SHOOTING STAR: The True Story of a ...
HITCH YOUR WAGON TO A SHOOTING STAR is a self-help book for all survivors of brain injuries (slight or severe) to help them put their lives back on track.The book tells a survivor's true story of how she came full circle in her recovery ...
NANCY LEE PARKER, M.S., C.R.C., 2011
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Lighterman's Hitch
So get out your magnifying glass (you'll need it to read between the lines), grab a snack, and prepare for mischief and "serendipity" to co-mingle. The result is Lighterman's Hitch.
Richard Benson, 2003
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Get Married Without a Hitch: Planning the Perfect Wedding ...
Lists practical and lighthearted tips for planning a wedding while minimizing stress levels, sharing real-world advice on everything from selecting the best location and organizing attendants to coordinating wedding accessories and problem ...
Lisa Helmanis, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HITCH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hitch is used in the context of the following news items.
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Gay Place: Just One Hitch - The Austin Chronicle
There's Just one Hitch. It's true. Nothing's unconditional. You must promise to bring the love (and a ring or two might help, if you're into that kind ... «Austin Chronicle, Jul 15»
2
Trailer Hitch Clunk - Bass Fishing Resource Guide
Do you just deal with the clunk from the trailer hitch in the receiver or do something to quiet it down? I've heard some say they would rather ... «BassResource.com, Jul 15»
3
BWW Reviews: Lewis Black's ONE SLIGHT HITCH at American Stage
I would like to say that his ONE SLIGHT HITCH, currently playing at American Stage, matches the mania and hilarity of his routines. I would like ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
4
Editorial Cartoon by David Hitch - Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Bogus enrollees kept getting 'Obamacare' ... Global cybercrime marketplace Darkode shut down ... Editorial Cartoon by David Hitch ... «Worcester Telegram, Jul 15»
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Failed budget creates hitch for East Hampton boiler project
EAST HAMPTON >> The town's effort to install gas-fired boilers in all the schools this summer has been stymied by the failure to pass a budget. «Middletown Press, Jul 15»
6
Hitch Will Help Rescue Flash Flood Victims - InventorSpot
Michael Mucha, an industrial design student at Humber College in Toronto, Canada, has invented Hitch. The device provides for easier ... «Inventorspot, Jul 15»
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Review: Frivolity and substance drive 'One Slight Hitch' at American …
One Slight Hitch, the last production of the season by American ... in its wake also show that One Slight Hitch is more than just another comedy, ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
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Ask a Trooper: Can I keep my hitch on my truck when I'm not towing …
Question: I was wondering if it is illegal to have the ball hitch in the receiver of my truck if I am not pulling any trailers at that time? Also is it ... «Winona Daily News, Jul 15»
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Why do dolphins hitch rides on whales? | MNN - Mother Nature …
Sometimes dolphins hitch rides on the backs of humpback whales — and it's very possible that the only thing either party is getting out of it is a ... «Mother Nature Network, Jul 15»
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Driver to the rescue as bridesmaids have to hitch-hike to wedding
A woman has been hailed as a “wedding saviour” after picking up three hitch hiking bridesmaids and delivering them safely to their ceremony ... «shropshirestar.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hitch [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hitch>. Jan 2021 ».
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