Disvalue to Dive
(Dis*val"ue) v. t. To undervalue; to depreciate. Shak.
(Dis*val"ue), n. Disesteem; disregard. B. Jonson.
(Dis`van*ta"geous) a. [Pref. dis- + vantage.] Disadvantageous. [Obs.] "Disadvantageous
(Dis*vel"op) v. t. To develop. [Obs.]
(Dis*ven"ture) n. A disadventure. [Obs.] Shelton.
(Dis*vouch") v. t. To discredit; to contradict. [Obs.] Shak.
(Dis*warn") v. t. [Pref. dis- (intens.) + warn.] To dissuade from by previous warning. [Obs.]
(Dis*wit"ted) a. Deprived of wits or understanding; distracted. [Obs.] Drayton.
(Dis*wont") v. t. To deprive of wonted usage; to disaccustom. [R.] Bp. Hall.
(Dis*work"man*ship) n. Bad workmanship. [Obs.] Heywood.
(Dis*wor"ship) v. t. To refuse to worship; to treat as unworthy. [Obs.] Sir T. More.
(Dis*wor"ship), n. A deprivation of honor; a cause of disgrace; a discredit. [Obs.] Milton.
(Dis*worth") v. t. To deprive of worth; to degrade. [Obs.] Feltham.
(Dis*yoke") v. t. To unyoke; to free from a yoke; to disjoin. [Poetic] R. Browning.
(Dit) n. [Ditty.]
1. A word; a decree. [Obs.]
2. A ditty; a song. [Obs.]
(Dit), v. t. [AS. dyttan, akin to Icel. ditta.] To close up. [Obs.] Dr. H. More.
(Di*ta"tion) n. [L. ditare to enrich, fr. dis, ditis, same as dives, rich.] The act of making
rich; enrichment. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(Ditch) n.; pl. Ditches [OE. dich, orig. the same word as dik. See Dike.]
1. A trench made in the earth by digging, particularly a trench for draining wet land, for guarding or
fencing inclosures, or for preventing an approach to a town or fortress. In the latter sense, it is called
also a moat or a fosse.
2. Any long, narrow receptacle for water on the surface of the earth.
(Ditch), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ditched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Ditching.]
1. To dig a ditch or ditches in; to drain by a ditch or ditches; as, to ditch moist land.
2. To surround with a ditch. Shak.
3. To throw into a ditch; as, the engine was ditched and turned on its side.
(Ditch), v. i. To dig a ditch or ditches. Swift.