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throw

throw

 
 
pronunciation:
thro
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
phrases:
throw away
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: threw, throwing, thrown, throws
definition 1: to send through the air with some force, esp. by a sudden straightening of the arm and wrist; hurl.
He threw the baseball over the fence.
 
synonyms:
cast, fling, hurl, toss
similar words:
bowl, chuck, deliver, direct, heave, issue, launch, lob, pitch, propel, send
definition 2: to move or fling suddenly or with great force.
She threw herself at the attacker.
synonyms:
cast, fling, hurl
similar words:
dart, heave, lash, launch, pitch into, propel
definition 3: to cause to fall to the floor or ground.
The bucking horse finally threw him.
similar words:
down, tumble
definition 4: to mislead.
His false testimony threw the jury.
synonyms:
confuse, elude, mislead
similar words:
beguile, confound, evade, nonplus
definition 5: to put on or take off carelessly or hastily.
He threw a sweater over his shoulders.
definition 6: to put suddenly into a given condition.
The drug threw him into a stupor.
similar words:
fling, hurl, knock, plunge
definition 7: to make or shape on a potter's wheel.
She is throwing clay pots.
similar words:
form, make, mold
definition 8: to cause (one's voice) to sound as though it is coming from a source other than the self.
similar words:
project
definition 9: to cast.
The setting sun threw long shadows on the road.
synonyms:
cast, project
similar words:
fling, shed
definition 10: to lose (a game or other contest) purposely, esp. for money.
synonyms:
fix
similar words:
lose
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to hurl, cast, or fling something.
synonyms:
hurl, pitch
similar words:
cast, toss
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or result of throwing.
synonyms:
cast, fling, pitch
similar words:
chuck, heave, hurl, put, toss
definition 2: the distance an object is or can be thrown.
definition 3: a roll of dice.
synonyms:
cast
similar words:
fling, roll
phrase: throw away
derivation: thrower (n.)