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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

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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 have thrown down the gauntlet and we will have to see what happens.'
"Not one stone will be left upon another," Jesus says, "all will be thrown down." Jesus looks to that day when the nation's edifice would be destroyed.
Next to a partially standing rove wall, they found a pile of soil that had been thrown down perhaps 60 feet from an upper chamber of the rove.
The crowd cheered at the slams and the grinds thrown down on the treacherous ramp.
[and] that's distinction enough." Dalton, quoting him in the press release, has accepted his dictates as both permission granted and gauntlet thrown down. The three interlinked works here manifest the documentary obsession of both insider (elated fan) and outsider (citizen watchdog) in a spiffed-up conceptual practice based on listing and archiving.
AUSSIE giants Parramatta have thrown down a challenge to St Helens.
The Austin 7 Challenge - thrown down by the National Motor Museum and taken up by members of the Austin 750 Car Club, is to build one of these "baby" cars from scratch during the two-day show.
Colin McRae has thrown down a challenge to his title rivals to try and stop him completing a hat-trick of rally victories in Greece this weekend.
Jenkinson could have created cutting-edge dance music for the masses, just the sort of forgettable crap that is barely distinguishable from all the other beats being thrown down.
MERCEDES has thrown down a get dirty challenge to its M-class customers.
To us it's like if a Lutheran or a Baptist would go to the Vatican and say, `Hey we're all Christians.' They would be thrown down the steps."
Michael and thrown down to the earth, "that ancient serpent, who is called the Devil and Satan, the deceiver of the whole world -- he who was thrown down to the earth, and his angels were thrown down with him." (Rev.
This will be flatter than the slider that is thrown down at the hitter's back foot.
In one variation he undressed and threw his clothes offstage, only to have another set thrown down to him.
Garbage and non-recylcables would be thrown down the chute to the compactor but recyclables would have to be collected separately, depending on the building's arrangements.