Throw synonyms and antonyms
Category: Part of speech:
To get rid of; throw away; discard
To move suddenly and violently; rush; dash
To deliver in a certain tone or style, or with a certain audience in mind.
To set (something) on fire.
(Informal) To give up; quit:
(Intransitive, aviation) to perform (the second half of) an outside loop.
To move quickly and smoothly by or as if by rolling:
(Slang) To attract strongly the attention of; impress greatly
To move by means of a sling; raise or lower in a sling:
To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl: Used other than as an idiom: see let, go.
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.
To calculate astrologically:
let-fly (Idiomatic, intransitive) To kick or hit a projectile with great force.
Deliver is defined as to bring to someone or to give birth.
To push, jostle, or shove with the elbow:
To force or impose on an unwilling or improper recipient:
To form a plan or intention for:
To move or drive headfirst
To force by or as by a blow, thrust, or stroke
To enclose; to confine; to pen; to pound.
To fasten, join, or attach with or as if with a nail.
*To permit an opponent to win
To produce a return for effort or investment:
To give over or resign (oneself) to something, as to an emotion: (Of a pugilist) to droop the head (Idiomatic) To take a less aggressive position in a conflict than one previously has or has planned to.
make one's head reel (or swim) (or whirl) (Intransitive, slang) To vomit. (Intransitive) To avoid due to timidness or caution. To cause to move in a certain direction.
To gain by the use of force or coercion:
To do better than (another) in a competition or battle; win victory over; beat:
lose the game
*To permit an opponent to win
Or (intransitive) To enter or put forward for approval, consideration, marking etc.
To receive (by being in the way).
To be the person who gets (something sent or transmitted):
To tend in an early stage of development:
To push, drive, or move forward; propel
To unfasten the hooks of.
*To permit an opponent to win To regain or get back something.
(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
To breed and care for to maturity:
bring on to one's feet (antonym)
To wander from or become ignorant of:
To interfere with; hinder; impede (Intransitive, by extension) To move or operate in a sharp, jerking, or uneven manner.
To shoot or launch from or as from a catapult; hurl
To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
To cause to lose composure; embarrass or confuse:
To distribute and put in place.
To move or hit (something) with a short, quick motion.
To look ( through) in a quick, random manner
To strike down or lay level with the floor; to knock down.
(Usage Problem) To cause to feel indifferent or bored. To beat or hit, especially repeatedly. (Often reflexive) To lie flat or facedown.
To cut so as to form a scarf on
To get rid of (something unwanted)
To load or weight with shot
To throw (a rider) from a horse
To remove from a seat, especially from a saddle.
To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To make something plain or comprehensible:
(Intransitive) To provide assistance. (Geology) A fault in which a mass of material has been thrown up from below.
To cast (a look or the eyes) suddenly and rapidly in a direction.
The definition of hurtle is to move very quickly, or to throw with great force.
To discharge or fire (a gun, bow, charge of explosive, etc.) (Sports) To cause an opponent to fall after a tackle. (Idiomatic, dated) To slay, often in great numbers.
Down is defined as going lower.
To move or descend from one height or level to another:
To fell is to knock down, or is the past tense of "fall" and is defined as that you have fallen down.
(Electricity) To connect (an electric circuit) to a ground.
(Surveying) To determine the differences in altitude in (a plot of ground) (Slang) In a fight or brawl, to knock someone to the floor, especially with a single punch.
To confuse or befuddle, especially by being complicated or varied.
To confound is defined as to confuse someone, defeat an enemy or foil a plan.
To cause to have a whirling sensation.
To make drunk; intoxicate. (Idiomatic) To mix or blend thoroughly and completely.
To think and act in a confused, aimless way.
To perplex is defined as to confuse or complicate.
To clarify or solve (something confusing) by reasoning or study:
Flummox is defined as to confuse someone.
To deprive, as by craft or ability:
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.
Exert is defined as to put forth or into use with great energy.
To exercise (authority or influence, for example) effectively.
To issue (paper money or the like); put into circulation
To spread out in all directions from a center.
To change posture or position; stir:
(Intransitive) To move, or appear to move, physically upwards relative to the ground. To eliminate ambiguity or doubt from a matter; to clarify; especially, to clear up.
To cause to be unclear in mind or intent
To attack or infect, as a disease:
To be the cause of; bring about; make happen; effect, induce, produce, compel, etc.
A single uninterrupted movement, especially when repeated or in a back-and-forth motion:
the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
To offer in good faith; pledge: To dissociate oneself from (an allegation or rumour).
To plan with evil intent; scheme:
(Intransitive) Not to give way; not to part or become separated; to remain unbroken or unsubdued.
The definition of bemuse is to confuse someone.
(Sports) To hurl with an overhand pushing motion:
(Intransitive) to meet or unite in a confused way
(Informal) To give support, relevance, or perspective to (an idea, news story, etc.) by relating it to something else
To fuddle or confuse (the mind, a person, etc.)
To use diligently; wield:
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.
To whip or beat with or as with a switch Synonym Study
implies a throwing with a definite aim or in a definite direction to pitch a baseball
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
is to throw lightly or carelessly and, usually, with an upward or sideways motion to toss a coin
, the preferred word in certain connections to cast a fishing line, generally has a more archaic or lofty quality they cast stones at him
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
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