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Synonyms for throw

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

to make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

to bring to bear steadily or forcefully

to send out heat, light, or energy

to release or move (a switch, for example) in order to activate, deactivate, or control a device

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throw away: to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

throw away: to spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

throw off: to free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable

throw off: to cast off by a natural process

throw off: to discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

throw off: to get away from (a pursuer)

throw out: to let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

throw out: to put out by force

throw out: to displace (a bone) from a socket or joint

throw over: to give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

throw up: to eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Synonyms for throw

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

a single chance or instance

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

move violently, energetically, or carelessly

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place or put with great energy

convey or communicate

Synonyms

cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation

put or send forth

to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly

cause to be confused emotionally

utter with force

organize or be responsible for

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make on a potter's wheel

cause to fall off

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throw (a die) out onto a flat surface

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