Trench Meaning and Definition


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Trench meaning

Word: Trench

How to pronounce: trenʧ

Noun

Definitions:

1. A long, narrow ditch.

Example sentences: "Although the analyses were undertaken in trenches parallel to the detrital-authigenic boundary, no decrease in ages was detected within the overgrowth."

Verb

Definitions:

1. Dig a trench or trenches in (the ground)

Example sentences: "She trenched the terrace to a depth of 6 feet"

2. Border closely on; encroach on.

Example sentences: "This would surely trench very far on the dignity and liberty of citizens"


Synonyms:

foxhole

ditch

trough

gutter

fosse

dike

moat

groove

pit

foundation ditch


Derivations:

trenching

trencher

trenched

trenchant


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Trench in Other Languages...

Spanish: Zanja

German: Graben

French: Tranchée

Italian: Trincea

Turkish: Siper


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