Synonyms of trench


1. trench, ditch

usage: a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth

2. trench, deep, oceanic abyss, natural depression, depression

usage: a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor

3. trench, ditch

usage: any long ditch cut in the ground


1. impinge, encroach, entrench, trench, trespass, take advantage

usage: impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"

2. trench, fortify, fort

usage: fortify by surrounding with trenches; "He trenched his military camp"

3. trench, cut

usage: cut or carve deeply into; "letters trenched into the stone"

4. trench, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: set, plant, or bury in a trench; "trench the fallen soldiers"; "trench the vegetables"

5. trench, ditch, excavate, dig, hollow

usage: cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields"

6. trench, dig, dig out

usage: dig a trench or trenches; "The National Guardsmen were sent out to trench"

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