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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


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


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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We are building a foundation for that integration," said Scott Moody, founder and CEO of Throw.
This one step puts the QB 3 yards back from the LOS, where a quick throw will make it virtually impossible for the defense to get to the QB.
Pitchers should not throw too much, they need lots of rest.
The ability to throw borderline strikes that move out of the strike zone is a skill that must be worked on in the same manner as other skills in pitching.
But Washburn, if he continues to throw well, might not be far behind monetarily.
The athlete then turns the hip, knee, and foot in the direction of the throw and hits the can or cup.
She became acquainted with Moorpark and MacKay during a visit to the campus to attend a hammer throw clinic with four-time Olympian and 1996 silver medalist Lance Deal.
C fields position in front of plate ready to make good throw to 2nd.
It worked at the Ventura championships, where her throw was a personal best by six feet.
Try to "grab" a seam as the ball is taken out of the glove, since this will produce a throw with better spin, more velocity and more carry.
But Gotay, anticipating making the pivot to throw to first, was straddling the base when he received the throw.
In working with shot-putters, we have adopted a series of drills on each part of the throw, designed to help the athlete learn and hopefully master the proper techniques.
To ensure velocity, movement, and control, the pitcher must have good mechanics and throw from the correct arm slot.
But poor free throw shooting failed to lock up a victory, and the Clippers were sent to double overtime and lost 99-96 to the Pistons in front of 15,866 on Monday night at Staples Center.