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throw

noun

1 throw

The act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist).

Roget 284: propulsion, projection; propelment; vis a tergo [Lat.], force from behind; push, shove etc. (impulse) 276; ejaculate; ejection etc. 297; ... show more

Roget 686: exertion, effort, strain, tug, pull, stress, throw, stretch, struggle, spell, spurt, spirt; stroke of work, stitch of work.    ... show more

Dutch: gooi, worp
Polish: rzut



2 throw

A single chance or instance.

3 throw

The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam.

synonyms: cam stroke, stroke.

Roget 276: impulse, impulsion, impetus; momentum; push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost [U.S.], throw; ... show more

4 throw

Bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something.

5 throw

Casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly.

verb

1 throw

Propel through the air.

Roget 900: resent, take amiss, take ill, take to heart, take offense, take umbrage, take huff, take exception; take in ill part, take in bad part, take in dudgeon; ne pas entendre raillerie [Fr.]; breathe revenge, cut up rough.    ... show more

Roget 270: transfer, transmit, transport, transplace, transplant, translocate; convey, carry, bear, fetch and carry; carry over, ferry over; hand pass, forward; ... show more

Dutch: flikkeren, gooien, jenzen, kegelen, keilen, kieperen, knikkeren, kogelen, kukelen, kwakken ... show more

2 throw

Move violently, energetically, or carelessly.

3 throw

Get rid of.

synonyms: cast, cast off, drop, shake off, shed, throw away, throw off.

Roget 297: give exit, give vent to; let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out; dispatch, despatch; exhale, excern, excrete; embogue; secrete, ... show more

4 throw

Place or put with great energy.

synonym: thrust.

Roget 276: give an impetus etc. n.; impel, push; start, give a start to, set going; drive, urge, boom; thrust, prod, ... show more

5 throw

Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture:
— Throw a glance.

synonym: give.

6 throw

Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation:
— Throw the lever.

synonyms: flip, switch.

7 throw

Put or send forth.

synonyms: cast, contrive, project.

Roget 284: propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl; flirt, fillip.    ... show more

8 throw

To put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly.

9 throw

Cause to be confused emotionally.

synonyms: bemuse, bewilder, discombobulate.

Dutch: doen twijfelen, verbijsteren

10 throw

Utter with force; utter vehemently:
— Throw accusations at someone.

synonym: hurl.

11 throw

Organize or be responsible for:
— Have, throw, or make a party.

synonyms: give, have, hold, make.

Dutch: houden, voeren

12 throw

Make on a potter's wheel.

Dutch: kleien

13 throw

Cause to fall off.

Dutch: gooien, smijten

14 throw

Throw (a die) out onto a flat surface.

15 throw

Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.

synonyms: bedevil, befuddle, confound, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle.

Dutch: in de war schoppen, verbazen, verslaan, verwarren


Moby thesaurus: abandon, addle, agitate, amaze, apply, assume, baffle, bake, bamboozle, be confined, be sick, bear, bear a child, bear young, beat, bend, bewilder, blow, blow down, blow over ... show more.

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