Definition of Throw in English :
Define Throw in English
Throw meaning in English
Meaning of Throw in English
Pronunciation of Throw in English
Throw pronunciation in English
Pronounce Throw in Englishsee synonyms of throw
the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
Example Sentences:'the catcher made a good throw to second base'
a single chance or instance
Example Sentences:'he couldn't afford $50 a throw'
the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
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
Example Sentences:'he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice'
propel through the air
Example Sentences:'throw a frisbee'
move violently, energetically, or carelessly
Example Sentences:'She threw herself forwards'
get rid of
Example Sentences:'he shed his image as a pushy boss''shed your clothes'
9. throw, thrust
place or put with great energy
Example Sentences:'She threw the blanket around the child''thrust the money in the hands of the beggar'
10. give, throw
convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
Example Sentences:'Throw a glance''She gave me a dirty look'
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
Example Sentences:'switch on the light''throw the lever'
put or send forth
Example Sentences:'She threw the flashlight beam into the corner''The setting sun threw long shadows''cast a spell''cast a warm light'
to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
Example Sentences:'Jane threw dinner together''throw the car into reverse'
cause to be confused emotionally
15. hurl, throw
utter with force; utter vehemently
Example Sentences:'hurl insults''throw accusations at someone'
organize or be responsible for
Example Sentences:'hold a reception''have, throw, or make a party''give a course'
make on a potter's wheel
Example Sentences:'she threw a beautiful teapot'
cause to fall off
Example Sentences:'The horse threw its inexperienced rider'
throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
Example Sentences:'Throw a six'
be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
Example Sentences:'These questions confuse even the experts''This question completely threw me''This question befuddled even the teacher'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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