Throw Meaning and Definition


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Throw meaning

Word: Throw

How to pronounce: θrəʊ

Verb

Definitions:

1. Propel (something) with force through the air by a movement of the arm and hand.

Example sentences: "I threw a brick through the window"

2. Cause to enter suddenly a particular state or condition.

Example sentences: "He threw all her emotions into turmoil"

3. Send (one's opponent) to the ground in wrestling, judo, or similar activity.

Example sentences: "In the final Arnaud was too strong, and threw Hughes twice"

4. Form (ceramic ware) on a potter's wheel.

Example sentences: "Further on a potter was throwing pots"

5. Have (a fit or tantrum)

Example sentences: "Occasionally a small child will throw a tantrum when denied something"

6. Give or hold (a party)

Example sentences: "He threw a huge farewell party for them"

7. Lose (a race or contest) intentionally, especially in return for a bribe.

8. (of an animal) give birth to (young, especially of a specified kind)

Noun

Definitions:

1. An act of throwing something.

Example sentences: "Jeter's throw to first base was too late"

2. A light cover for furniture.

Example sentences: "The home collection consists of soft furnishing products ranging from bed throws to duvet covers to cushions curtain panels and table linen."

3. Used to indicate how much a single item, turn, or attempt costs.

4. The extent of vertical displacement between the two sides of a fault.

Example sentences: "In addition, large-scale isoclinal folds and normal faults with throws exceeding 10m locally occur."

5. The action or motion, or the extent of such motion, of a slide valve, crank, eccentric wheel, or cam.


Synonyms:

hurl

bring down

fling

befuddle

slam

flutter

toss

cast

throw up

throw back

discard

toss up

flip

give up

give

make

dump

project

switch

drop

drop out

cast off

lunge

thrust

jack up

stroke

shoot

jettison

lob

shed

scatter

confuse

discombobulate

have

hold

put on

don


Antonyms:

catch

catch up


Derivations:

throwing

thrown

thrower


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Throw in Other Languages...

Spanish: Lanzar

German: Werfen

French: Jeter

Italian: Gettare

Turkish: Atma


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