1 connect, couple, fasten, attach, join, harness, tie, unite, hook (up), link, fix:
When I arrived, she was hitching the horses to the wagon.
2 Often, hitch up. raise, pull up, hike (up), tug (up), hoist, yank, jerk, Brit hoick:
He hitched up his trousers, tucked in his shirt, and tightened his belt.
3 hitchhike, thumb a lift or ride, Colloq US bum a ride:
I had no money and no car, so I hitched here from Newcastle.
4 snag, catch, difficulty, trouble, problem, mishap, handicap, entanglement, interference, impediment, hindrance, obstruction, obstacle:
The entire plan went off without any hitch.