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Another word for throw

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Verb
  1. To send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

    See also:

    move

  2. To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow

    Idioms:
    See also:

    rise

  3. To make incapable of finding something to think, do, or say

  4. To bring to bear steadily or forcefully

    See also:

    cause

  5. To send out heat, light, or energy

    See also:

    move

  6. To release or move (a switch, for example) in order to activate, deactivate, or control a device

    See also:

    move

Noun
  1. An act of throwing

    See also:

    move

Idioms:

    throw away

  1. To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

  2. throw away

  3. To spend (money) excessively and usually foolishly

  4. throw off

  5. To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable

  6. throw off

  7. To cast off by a natural process

  8. throw off

  9. To discharge material, as vapor or fumes, usually suddenly and violently

  10. throw off

  11. To get away from (a pursuer)

  12. throw out

  13. To let go or get rid of as being useless or defective, for example

  14. throw out

  15. To displace (a bone) from a socket or joint

  16. throw over

  17. To give up or leave without intending to return or claim again

  18. throw up

  19. To eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Another word for throw

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