Throw synonyms

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To get rid of; throw away; discard
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To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
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(Slang) To attract strongly the attention of; impress greatly
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To deliver in a certain tone or style, or with a certain audience in mind.
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(Intransitive, aviation) to perform (the second half of) an outside loop.
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To join or be joined end to end; abut.
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To set (something) on fire.
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Used other than as an idiom: see let,‎ go.
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To move by means of a sling; raise or lower in a sling:
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To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl:
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To set going; initiate:
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To move quickly and smoothly by or as if by rolling:
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To lob a ball
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To throw in or on in a rapid, careless manner; to mix, reduce, or adulterate, by throwing in something of an inferior quality; to overspread partially; to bespatter; to touch here and there.
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(Informal) To give up; quit:
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To calculate astrologically:
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(Intransitive, slang) To vomit.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) To kick or hit a projectile with great force.
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(Intransitive) To avoid due to timidness or caution.
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Deliver is defined as to bring to someone or to give birth.
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To push, jostle, or shove with the elbow:
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To discard or reject something.
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To hurl
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To force or impose on an unwilling or improper recipient:
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To form a plan or intention for:
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To run: said of a dye
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To force by or as by a blow, thrust, or stroke
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To cause to move in a certain direction.
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To gain by the use of force or coercion:
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To send forth
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To tend in an early stage of development:
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To send forth
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To send forth
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To push, drive, or move forward; propel
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To send forth
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To send forth
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To connect or disconnect
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To connect or disconnect
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To connect or disconnect
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To unfasten the hooks of.
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To connect or disconnect
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To do better than (another) in a competition or battle; win victory over; beat:
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To force to the ground
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To force to the ground
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To overcome emotionally
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To enclose; to confine; to pen; to pound.
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To fasten, join, or attach with or as if with a nail.
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To make something flat or flatter.
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To cause to fall off.
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To force to the ground
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*To permit an opponent to win
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*To permit an opponent to win
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Or (intransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
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To produce a return for effort or investment:
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To give over or resign (oneself) to something, as to an emotion:
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(Of a pugilist) to droop the head
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(Idiomatic) To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.
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To discard, or throw away
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To examine, inspect, look at closely, ogle; to investigate.
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To receive (by being in the way).
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To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
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*To permit an opponent to win
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To regain or get back something.
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(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
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To breed and care for to maturity:
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To force to the ground
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To force to the ground
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To wander from or become ignorant of:
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To interfere with; hinder; impede
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(Intransitive, by extension) To move or operate in a sharp, jerking, or uneven manner.
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To shoot or launch from or as from a catapult; hurl
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To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
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To throw away, to reject.
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To cause to lose composure; embarrass or confuse:
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To distribute and put in place.
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To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.
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To look (through) in a quick, random manner
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To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down.
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(Usage Problem) To cause to feel indifferent or bored.
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To turn over, capsize or upset (something)
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(Informal) To give support, relevance, or perspective to (an idea, news story, etc.) by relating it to something else
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To beat or hit, especially repeatedly.
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(Often reflexive) To lie flat or facedown.
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(Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
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To cut so as to form a scarf on
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To wrap in a shawl.
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To get rid of (something unwanted)
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To load or weight with shot
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To throw (a rider) from a horse
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To remove from a seat, especially from a saddle.
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To make uneasy; disturb:
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To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
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To make something plain or comprehensible:
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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(Geology) A depression of the strata on one side of a fault
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(Geology) A fault in which a mass of material has been thrown up from below.
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To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
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The definition of hurtle is to move very quickly, or to throw with great force.
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To discharge or fire (a gun, bow, charge of explosive, etc.)
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(Sports) To cause an opponent to fall after a tackle.
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(Idiomatic, dated) To slay, often in great numbers.
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Down is defined as going lower.
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To move or descend from one height or level to another:
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To fell is to knock down, or is the past tense of "fall" and is defined as that you have fallen down.
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(Electricity) To connect (an electric circuit) to a ground.
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(Surveying) To determine the differences in altitude in (a plot of ground)
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(Slang) In a fight or brawl, to knock someone to the floor, especially with a single punch.
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To cause fertilised eggs to lose viability, by killing the developing embryo within through shaking, piercing, freezing or oiling, without breaking the shell.
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To fuddle or confuse (the mind, a person, etc.)
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To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
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To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
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(Humorous) To throw into a state of confusion; to befuddle or perplex.
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To cause to have a whirling sensation.
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To make drunk; intoxicate.
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(Idiomatic) To mix or blend thoroughly and completely.
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To think and act in a confused, aimless way.
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To confuse or bewilder.
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To perplex is defined as to confuse or complicate.
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To clarify or solve (something confusing) by reasoning or study:
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Flummox is defined as to confuse someone.
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(Intransitive) To remain loyal; to remain firm.
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To clear stumps from:
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To deprive, as by craft or ability:
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The definition of exercise is to use something or to engage in physical activity done in order to stay healthy or to cause someone else to engage in physical activity in order to stay healthy or to put into action.
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Exert is defined as to put forth or into use with great energy.
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To use diligently; wield:
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To extinguish (a flame or light).
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To exercise (authority or influence, for example) effectively.
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To issue (paper money or the like); put into circulation
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To throw rays of light upon; to illuminate; to brighten; to adorn with luster.
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To spread out in all directions from a center.
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Trip is defined as to catch your foot or someone else's on something and stumble or fall, or to make a mistake or to catch someone else in a mistake.
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To change posture or position; stir:
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(Intransitive) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground.
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To eliminate ambiguity or doubt from a matter; to clarify; especially, to clear up.
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To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
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To attack or infect, as a disease:
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(Obsolete) To confess as true; to acknowledge. [13th-17th c.]
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To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
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A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
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the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
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To bewilder or baffle
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To perplex or bewilder.
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To offer in good faith; pledge:
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To whip or beat with or as with a switch
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To dissociate oneself from (an allegation or rumour).
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(Idiomatic) To introduce errors or inaccuracies; to skew.
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To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.
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To plan with evil intent; scheme:
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(Intransitive) Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.
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To receive; get:
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To arrange or agree to:
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The definition of bemuse is to confuse someone.
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(Intransitive) to meet or unite in a confused way
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Synonym Study

  • Pitch implies a throwing with a definite aim or in a definite direction to pitch a baseball
  • Hurl and fling both imply a throwing with force or violence, but hurl suggests that the object thrown moves swiftly for some distance to hurl a javelin and fling, that it is thrust sharply or vehemently so that it strikes a surface with considerable impact she flung the plate to the floor
  • To toss is to throw lightly or carelessly and, usually, with an upward or sideways motion to toss a coin
  • Cast , the preferred word in certain connections to cast a fishing line, generally has a more archaic or lofty quality they cast stones at him
  • Throw is the general word meaning to cause to move through the air by or as by a rapid propulsive motion of the arm throw a ball, throw some light on the mystery
Find another word for throw. In this page you can discover 161 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for throw, like: toss, fling, grab, pitch, bunt, butt, fire, let-go, sling, heave and launch.