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toss

toss

 
pronunciation:
taws [or] tas
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: tossed, tosses, tossing
definition 1: to throw lightly; fling.
I tossed a few coins into the well for good luck.
 
synonyms:
chuck
similar words:
cast, fling, flip, heave, hurl, pitch, sling, throw
definition 2: to throw back and forth, from one person to another.
Let's go toss the baseball.
similar words:
throw
definition 3: to throw gently.
Please toss the newspaper over here.
similar words:
chuck, hand, pass, throw
definition 4: to lift with a sharp motion.
The horse tossed its head.
similar words:
raise, rear, shake, stir
definition 5: to mix gently in order to coat with a sauce or dressing.
Please toss the salad.
similar words:
mix, stir
definition 6: to be thrown back and forth.
The ship tossed during the storm.
synonyms:
pitch, roll
similar words:
churn, lurch, rock, sway, thrash
definition 7: to move, fling, or throw oneself about.
She tossed in her sleep.
similar words:
churn, roll, squirm, turn
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act or an instance of tossing; pitch.
A coin toss decides which team gets the ball first.
synonyms:
chuck
similar words:
cast, fling, pitch, throw