Unhitched vs Hitch - What's the difference?

unhitched | hitch | Derived terms |

Unhitched is a derived term of hitch.


As verbs the difference between unhitched and hitch

is that unhitched is (unhitch) while hitch is to pull with a jerk.

As a adjective unhitched

is unattached.

As a noun hitch is

a sudden pull.

unhitched

English

Verb

(head)
  • (unhitch)
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Unattached.
  • Unmarried; single.
  • hitch

    English

    Noun

    (es)
  • A sudden pull.
  • Any of various knots]] used to attach a rope to an object other than another rope Knots and Splices by Cyrus L Day, Adlard Coles Nautical, 2001. See [[w:List of hitch knots, List of hitch knots in Wikipedia .
  • A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer.
  • His truck sported a heavy-duty hitch for his boat.
  • (informal) A problem, delay or source of difficulty.
  • The banquet went off without a hitch . (Meaning the banquet went smoothly.)
  • A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch.
  • The deal sounds too good to be true. What's the hitch ?
  • A period of time. Most often refers to time spent in the military.
  • She served two hitches in Vietnam.
    U.S. TROOPS FACE LONGER ARMY HITCH ; SOLDIERS BOUND FOR IRAQ, ... WILL BE RETAINED
  • :: Stephen J. Hedges & Mike Dorning, Chicago Tribune; Orlando Sentinel; Jun 3, 2004; pg. A.1;
  • Synonyms

    * catch

    Derived terms

    * unhitch * unhitched

    Verb

  • To pull with a jerk.
  • To attach, tie or fasten.
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  • , title= Mr. Pratt's Patients , passage=Philander went into the next room, which was just a lean-to hitched on to the end of the shanty, and came back with a salt mackerel that dripped brine like a rainstorm. Then he put the coffee pot on the stove and rummaged out a loaf of dry bread and some hardtack.}}
  • (informal) To marry oneself to; especially to get hitched .
  • (informal) contraction of hitchhike, to thumb a ride.
  • To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to unite; to cling.
  • * South
  • atomswhich at length hitched together
  • To move interruptedly or with halts, jerks, or steps; said of something obstructed or impeded.
  • * (Alexander Pope)
  • Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme.
  • * Fuller
  • To ease themselves by hitching into another place.
  • (UK) To strike the legs together in going, as horses; to interfere.
  • (Halliwell)

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