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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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But the women don't need to throw open their mouths distractingly in order to express feeling.
Besides, the government's decision to throw open the construction of roads, bridges, airports and ports to the private sector and allowing 100% foreign investment in real estate projects has provided a boost to the construction industry as well as generate demand for construction machinery.
The college, on Colcot Road, Barry, will throw open its doors for an open evening on April 21 between 4.
DUDLEY and Stourbridge libraries will throw open their doors for the first time on a Sunday this weekend.
The tight-marking corner-back, whose return to the county colours has been delayed by injury, acknowledged it was a difficult decision for the Association to throw open its doors.
Stunning Seaton Delaval Hall will throw open its doors to visitors along with 14 other historic venues.
A MEDIEVAL hall in north Warwickshire will throw open its doors on Sunday for a Christmas open day.
The elite stand on the steps on City Hall, clamoring to preserve the status quo, unwilling so far to offer all of the community a seat at the table of power or to throw open the doors and windows to public scrutiny.
Come on, BBC, throw open the windows, let the bats out - and let's see some YOUNG blood for a change.
The classified data when loaded to any analytics tool can provide detailed visibility into enterprise-wide spending and can throw open an unbeatable competitive edge in procurement and sourcing intelligence.