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throw

throw as in the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
  • "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
throw as in a single chance or instance
  • "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
throw as in the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

    Synonyms

    • stroketouch lightly and repeatedly, as with brushing motions; strike a ball with a smooth blow ; row at a particular rate ; treat gingerly or carefully; (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam ; a sudden loss of consciousness resulting when the rupture or occlusion of a blood vessel leads to oxygen lack in the brain ; a light touch ; a light touch with the hands ; (golf) the unit of scoring in golf is the act of hitting the ball with a club; the oarsman nearest the stern of the shell who sets the pace for the rest of the crew ; anything that happens suddenly or by chance without an apparent cause; a punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information ; a mark made on a surface by a pen, pencil, or paintbrush; any one of the repeated movements of the limbs and body used for locomotion in swimming or rowing ; a single complete movement
    • cam strokethe maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
    throw as in bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
      throw as in casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
      • "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
      throw as in propel through the air
      • "throw a frisbee"
      throw as in move violently, energetically, or carelessly
      • "She threw herself forwards"
      throw as in get rid of
      • "he shed his image as a pushy boss"
      • "shed your clothes"

      Synonyms

      • shedshed at an early stage of development; an outbuilding with a single story; get rid of; pour out in drops or small quantities or as if in drops or small quantities; cause or allow (a solid substance) to flow or run out or over; cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
      • castthe actors in a play ; container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens ; the distinctive form in which a thing is made; the visual appearance of something or someone; bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal ; object formed by a mold ; the act of throwing dice ; the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel ; a violent throw ; put or send forth; deposit; select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; throw forcefully ; assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; get rid of; choose at random; formulate in a particular style or language; eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
      • cast offget rid of; make the last row of stitches when knitting
      • shake offget rid of; get rid of
      • throw offget rid of; get rid of
      • throw awaythrow or cast away; get rid of
      • dropa shape that is spherical and small; a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); a sudden sharp decrease in some quantity; a steep high face of rock; a predetermined hiding place for the deposit and distribution of illicit goods (such as drugs or stolen property) ; a free and rapid descent by the force of gravity; a curtain that can be lowered and raised onto a stage from the flies; a central depository where things can be left or picked up ; the act of dropping something; let fall to the ground; to fall vertically; go down in value; fall or descend to a lower place or level; terminate an association with; utter with seeming casualness; stop pursuing or acting; remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave; cause to fall by or as if by delivering a blow; lose (a game); pay out; lower the pitch of (musical notes) ; hang freely; stop associating with; let or cause to fall in drops; get rid of; take (a drug, especially LSD), by mouth; omit (a letter or syllable) in speaking or writing; leave undone or leave out; change from one level to another; fall or sink into a state of exhaustion or death; grow worse; give birth
      throw as in place or put with great energy
      • "She threw the blanket around the child"
      • "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"

      Synonyms

      • thrustthe force used in pushing; a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; the act of applying force to propel something; verbal criticism; a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); push forcefully; press or force; make a thrusting forward movement ; impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument ; force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock ; push upward; place or put with great energy
      throw as in convey or communicate
      • "of a smile, a look, a physical gesture"
      • "Throw a glance"
      • "She gave me a dirty look"

      Synonyms

      • givethe elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length ; cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; be the cause or source of; transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; convey or reveal information; convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; organize or be responsible for; convey or communicate; give as a present; cause to happen or be responsible for; dedicate; give or supply; transmit (knowledge or skills); bring about; leave with; emit or utter; endure the loss of; place into the hands or custody of; give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; give (as medicine); give or convey physically; bestow; bestow, especially officially; move in order to make room for someone for something; give food to; contribute to some cause; break down, literally or metaphorically; estimate the duration or outcome of something; execute and deliver; deliver in exchange or recompense; afford access to; present to view; perform for an audience; be flexible under stress of physical force; propose; accord by verdict; manifest or show; offer in good faith; submit for consideration, judgment, or use; guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; allow to have or take; inflict as a punishment; occur; consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; proffer (a body part)
      throw as in cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
      • "switch on the light"
      • "throw the lever"

      Synonyms

      • flipmarked by casual disrespect; an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return ; hot or cold alcoholic mixed drink containing a beaten egg ; a sudden, quick movement; the act of flipping a coin ; a dive in which the diver somersaults before entering the water ; (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; lightly throw to see which side comes up; cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; look through a book or other written material; toss with a sharp movement so as to cause to turn over in the air ; cause to move with a flick; throw or toss with a light motion; move with a flick or light motion ; turn upside down, or throw so as to reverse; react in an excited, delighted, or surprised way; go mad, go crazy; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
      • switchchange over, change around, as to a new order or sequence ; exchange or give (something) in exchange for ; lay aside, abandon, or leave for another; make a shift in or exchange of; cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; flog with or as if with a flexible rod ; reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action) ; control consisting of a mechanical or electrical or electronic device for making or breaking or changing the connections in a circuit ; an event in which one thing is substituted for another; hairpiece consisting of a tress of false hair; railroad track having two movable rails and necessary connections; a flexible implement used as an instrument of punishment ; a basketball maneuver; the act of changing one thing or position for another
      throw as in put or send forth
      • "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"
      • "The setting sun threw long shadows"
      • "cast a spell"
      • "cast a warm light"

      Synonyms

      • projectany piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; a planned undertaking ; communicate vividly; extend out or project in space; transfer (ideas or principles) from one domain into another ; project on a screen; cause to be heard; draw a projection of ; make or work out a plan for; present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; imagine; put or send forth; throw, send, or cast forward; regard as objective
      • castthe actors in a play ; container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens ; the distinctive form in which a thing is made; the visual appearance of something or someone; bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal ; object formed by a mold ; the act of throwing dice ; the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel ; a violent throw ; put or send forth; deposit; select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; throw forcefully ; assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; get rid of; choose at random; formulate in a particular style or language; eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
      • contrivemake or work out a plan for; come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; put or send forth
      throw as in to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
      • "Jane threw dinner together"
      • "throw the car into reverse"
      throw as in cause to be confused emotionally

        Synonyms

        • bewilderbe a mystery or bewildering to; cause to be confused emotionally
        • bemusecause to be confused emotionally
        • discombobulatecause to be confused emotionally ; be confusing or perplexing to
        throw as in utter with force
        • "utter vehemently"
        • "hurl insults"
        • "throw accusations at someone"

        Synonyms

        • hurla violent throw ; throw forcefully ; make a thrusting forward movement ; utter with force
        throw as in organize or be responsible for
        • "hold a reception"
        • "have, throw, or make a party"
        • "give a course"

        Synonyms

        • holdthe act of grasping; understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something; power by which something or someone is affected or dominated; time during which some action is awaited; a state of being confined (usually for a short time); a stronghold ; a cell in a jail or prison ; the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo ; cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; have or hold in one's hands or grip; organize or be responsible for; have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; keep in mind or convey as a conviction or view; maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings); to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement; secure and keep for possible future use or application; have rightfully; be the physical support of; contain or hold; have room for; remain in a certain state, position, or condition; support or hold in a certain manner; be valid, applicable, or true; assert or affirm; have as a major characteristic; be capable of holding or containing; arrange for and reserve (something for someone else) in advance; protect against a challenge or attack; bind by an obligation; hold the attention of; remain committed to; resist or confront with resistance; be pertinent or relevant or applicable; stop dealing with; lessen the intensity of; keep from departing; take and maintain control over, often by violent means; cause to stop; cover as for protection against noise or smell; drink alcohol without showing ill effects; aim, point, or direct; declare to be; be in accord; keep from exhaling or expelling
        • havea person who possesses great material wealth ; have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense; have as a feature; go through (mental or physical states or experiences); have ownership or possession of; cause to move; serve oneself to, or consume regularly; have a personal or business relationship with someone; organize or be responsible for; have left; be confronted with; undergo; suffer from; cause to do; receive willingly something given or offered; get something; undergo (as of injuries and illnesses); achieve a point or goal; cause to be born; have sex with
        • makea recognizable kind; the act of mixing cards haphazardly ; engage in; give certain properties to something; make or cause to be or to become; cause to do; give rise to; create or manufacture a man-made product; make, formulate, or derive in the mind; compel or make somebody or something to act in a certain way; create by artistic means; earn on some commercial or business transaction; create or design, often in a certain way; to compose or represent; reach a goal; be or be capable of being changed or made into; make by shaping or bringing together constituents; perform or carry out; make by combining materials and parts; change from one form into another; act in a certain way so as to acquire; charge with a function; achieve a point or goal; reach a destination, either real or abstract; institute, enact, or establish; carry out or commit; form by assembling individuals or constituents; organize or be responsible for; put in order or neaten; head into a specified direction; have a bowel movement; undergo fabrication or creation; be suitable for; add up to; amount to; constitute the essence of; appear to begin an activity; proceed along a path; reach in time; gather and light the materials for; prepare for eating by applying heat; induce to have sex; assure the success of; represent fictitiously, as in a play, or pretend to be or act like; consider as being; calculate as being; cause to be enjoyable or pleasurable; favor the development of; develop into; behave in a certain way; eliminate urine
        • givethe elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length ; cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; be the cause or source of; transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; convey or reveal information; convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; organize or be responsible for; convey or communicate; give as a present; cause to happen or be responsible for; dedicate; give or supply; transmit (knowledge or skills); bring about; leave with; emit or utter; endure the loss of; place into the hands or custody of; give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; give (as medicine); give or convey physically; bestow; bestow, especially officially; move in order to make room for someone for something; give food to; contribute to some cause; break down, literally or metaphorically; estimate the duration or outcome of something; execute and deliver; deliver in exchange or recompense; afford access to; present to view; perform for an audience; be flexible under stress of physical force; propose; accord by verdict; manifest or show; offer in good faith; submit for consideration, judgment, or use; guide or direct, as by behavior of persuasion; allow to have or take; inflict as a punishment; occur; consent to engage in sexual intercourse with a man; proffer (a body part)
        throw as in make on a potter's wheel
        • "she threw a beautiful teapot"
        throw as in cause to fall off
        • "The horse threw its inexperienced rider"
        throw as in throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
        • "Throw a six"
        throw as in be confusing or perplexing to
        • "cause to be unable to think clearly"
        • "These questions confuse even the experts"
        • "This question completely threw me"
        • "This question befuddled even the teacher"

        Synonyms

        • confusemistake one thing for another; be confusing or perplexing to; cause to feel embarrassment; assemble without order or sense; make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
        • foxalert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; a shifty deceptive person ; the grey or reddish-brown fur of a fox ; English statesman who supported American independence and the French Revolution (1749-1806) ; English religious leader who founded the Society of Friends (1624-1691) ; a member of an Algonquian people formerly living west of Lake Michigan along the Fox River ; the Algonquian language of the Fox ; deceive somebody; be confusing or perplexing to; become discolored with, or as if with, mildew spots
        • befuddlebe confusing or perplexing to; make stupid with alcohol
        • fuddlea confused multitude of things ; make stupid with alcohol ; consume alcohol; be confusing or perplexing to
        • bedeviltreat cruelly; be confusing or perplexing to
        • confoundbe confusing or perplexing to; mistake one thing for another
        • discombobulatecause to be confused emotionally ; be confusing or perplexing to