A ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth (synset 104485892)
hypernym: ditch - a long narrow excavation in the earthhyponym:
- approach trench, communication trench - a trench that provides protected passage between the rear and front lines of a defensive position
- fire trench - a trench especially constructed for the delivery of small-arms fire
- fosse, moat - ditch dug as a fortification and usually filled with water
- slit trench - narrow trench for shelter in battle
A long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor (synset 109484445)
- atacama trench - a depression in the floor of the Pacific Ocean off the coast of Chile
- bougainville trench - a depression in the floor of the Pacific Ocean between New Guinea and the Solomon Islands
- japan trench - a depression in the floor of the Pacific Ocean to the northeast of Japan that reaches depths of 30,000 feet
- nares deep - a depression in the floor of the Atlantic Ocean to the north of Haiti and Puerto Rico
Any long ditch cut in the ground (synset 104486124)
hypernym: ditch - a long narrow excavation in the earthhyponym: furrow - a long shallow trench in the ground (especially one made by a plow)
Impinge or infringe upon (synset 202575705)
"This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
Fortify by surrounding with trenches (synset 201609344)
"He trenched his military camp"
Cut or carve deeply into (synset 201558819)
"letters trenched into the stone"hypernym: cut - separate with or as if with an instrument
Set, plant, or bury in a trench (synset 201500097)
"trench the fallen soldiers"; "trench the vegetables"
Cut a trench in, as for drainage (synset 201314556)
"ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"synonym: ditch
Dig a trench or trenches (synset 201314382)
"The National Guardsmen were sent out to trench"
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