Throw - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
- casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
- get rid of (syn: cast, cast off, drop, shake off, shed, throw away, throw off)
- place or put with great energy (syn: thrust)
- convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture (syn: give)
- cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (syn: flip, switch)
- to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
- utter with force; utter vehemently (syn: hurl)
- cause to fall off
- throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
- be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly (syn: bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, fox, fuddle)
She threw the ball to first base.
We threw our hats in the air at the end of the ceremony.
Let's see how far you can throw.
You throw like a wimp.
She threw her coat on the bed.
Don't throw your trash on the ground. Throw it in the trash can.
The wrestler threw his opponent to the mat.
The crash threw the driver from the car.
She was thrown from the horse.
The storm threw the boat against a reef.
The quarterback made a perfect throw.
He lost all his winnings on his last throw.
It's a long throw from center field to home plate.
They were badly thrown about in the bus.
Don't throw the ball to me, throw it to the man over there.
throw back — throw back with a quick, light motion
throw in — add as an extra or as a gratuity
throw off — get rid of
throw out — force to leave or move out
throw up — eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
present participle: throwing
past tense: threw
past participle: thrown
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