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KK Pronunciation

〔 trєntʃ 〕


〔 trentʃ 〕

Overview of noun trench

The noun trench has 3 senses

  • trench -- (a ditch dug as a fortification having a parapet of the excavated earth)

  • trench, deep, oceanic abyss -- (a long steep-sided depression in the ocean floor)

  • trench -- (any long ditch cut in the ground)

Overview of verb trench

The verb trench has 6 senses

  • impinge, encroach, entrench, trench -- (impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains")

  • trench -- (fortify by surrounding with trenches; "He trenched his military camp")

  • trench -- (cut or carve deeply into; "letters trenched into the stone")

  • trench -- (set, plant, or bury in a trench; "trench the fallen soldiers"; "trench the vegetables")

  • trench, ditch -- (cut a trench in, as for drainage; "ditch the land to drain it"; "trench the fields")

  • trench -- (dig a trench or trenches; "The National Guardsmen were sent out to trench")