HyperDic: throw

English > 20 senses of the word throw:
VERBcontactthrowpropel through the air
motionthrowmove violently, energetically, or carelessly
contactthrow, shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw off, throw away, dropget rid of
contactthrow, thrustplace or put with great energy
communicationthrow, giveconvey or communicate
contactthrow, flip, switchcause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
creationthrow, project, cast, contriveput or send forth
motionthrowto put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
emotionthrow, bewilder, bemuse, discombobulatecause to be confused / confused emotionally
communicationthrow, hurlutter with force
creationthrow, hold, have, make, giveorganize or be responsible for
creationthrowmake on a potter's wheel
contactthrowcause to fall off
contactthrowthrow (a die) out onto a flat surface
cognitionthrow, confuse, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulatebe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
NOUNactthrowthe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
statethrowa single chance or instance
eventthrow, stroke, cam strokethe maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
artifactthrowbedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
actthrowcasting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
throw > pronunciation
Soundsthrow'
RhymesAfro ... zero: 75 rhymes with row...
English > throw: 20 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist).
Example"the catcher made a good throw to second base"
Narrowerbowling(cricket) the act of delivering a cricket ball to the batsman
flingThe act of flinging
flipA sudden, quick movement
heave, heavingThrowing something heavy (with great effort)
hurl, castA violent throw
leaner(horseshoes) the throw of a horseshoe so as to lean against (but not encircle) the stake
pass, toss, flip(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
pitchThe action or manner of throwing something
pitch, delivery(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
ringer(horseshoes) the successful throw of a horseshoe or quoit so as to encircle a stake or peg
shyA quick throw
slingingThrowing with a wide motion (as if with a sling)
throw-in(rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Spanishlanzamiento
Catalanllançament
Verbsthrowpropel through the air
English > throw: 20 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA single chance or instance.
Example"he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
Broaderopportunity, chanceA possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > throw: 20 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningThe maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam.
Synonymsstroke, cam stroke
NarrowerinstrokeThe stroke of an engine piston moving away from the crankshaft
outstrokeThe stroke of an engine piston moving toward the crankshaft
Broadermovement, motionA natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something
Spanishbolada, lance, lanzamiento
Catalanllançament
English > throw: 20 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningbedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something.
Broaderbedclothes, bed clothing, beddingcoverings that are used on a bed
Verbsthrowplace or put with great energy
English > throw: 20 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningCasting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly.
Example"he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
Narrowercast, rollThe act of throwing dice
flip, tossThe act of flipping a coin
Broadergambling, gaming, playThe act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize)
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPropel through the air.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"throw a frisbee"
Entailed bypepper, peltattack and bombard with or as if with missiles
Narrowerchuck, tossThrow carelessly
deep-six, throw overboardThrow from a boat
defenestratethrow through or out of the window
deliver, pitchThrow or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
driveCause to move rapidly by striking or throwing with force
flingThrow with force or recklessness
flip, flickCause to move with a flick
groundThrow to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage
heaveThrow with great effort
hurl, hurtle, castThrow forcefully
jettisonThrow as from an airplane
juggleThrow, catch, and keep in the air several things simultaneously
lobpropel in a high arc
passThrow (a ball) to another player
pelt, bombardcast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
prostrateThrow down flat, as on the ground
ridgeThrow soil toward (a crop row) from both sides
shyThrow quickly
skim, skip, skitterCause to skip over a surface
slam, flap downThrow violently
Broaderpropel, impelCause to move forward with force
Spanisharrojar, lanzar, tirar
Catalanllançar, tirar
Nounsthrowthe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
throwersomeone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningMove violently, energetically, or carelessly.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
BroadermoveMove so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion
Spanisharrojarse, lanzarse, tirarse, tirar
Catalantirar
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningGet rid of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsshed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw off, throw away, drop
Narrowerabsciseshed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
autotomize, autotomiseCause a body part to undergo autotomy
exfoliatecast off in scales, laminae, or splinters
shed, molt, exuviate, moult, sloughcast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanisharrojar, dejar caer, despojarse, librarse de, mudar, quitarse de encima, quitarse, sacudirse algo, tirar, vaciar
Catalandesfer-se de, mudar de, treure's
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningplace or put with great energy.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Synonymthrust
Narrowerpopput or thrust suddenly and forcefully
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishtirar
Catalantirar
Nounsthrowbedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningconvey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something
Example"Throw a glance"
Synonymgive
Broadercommunicate, intercommunicatetransmit thoughts or feelings
Spanishechar
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningCause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "throw the lever"
Synonymsflip, switch
Narrowerswitch off, cut, turn off, turn outCause to stop operating by disengaging a switch
switch on, turn onCause to operate by flipping a switch
Broaderengage, mesh, lock, operateKeep engaged
Spanishaccionar
Catalanaccionar, encendre
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 7, creation
Meaningput or send forth.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsproject, cast, contrive
NarrowershootSend forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
Broadersend, directCause to go somewhere
Spanishproyectar
Catalanprojectar
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 8, motion
MeaningTo put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "throw the car into reverse"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishtirar
Catalantirar
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 9, emotion
MeaningCause to be confused / confused emotionally.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will throw him; The good news will throw her; The performance is likely to throw Sue
Synonymsbewilder, bemuse, discombobulate
Broaderupset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfitCause to lose one's composure
Spanishdesconcertar
Catalandesconcertar
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 10, communication
MeaningUtter with force; utter vehemently.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "throw accusations at someone"
Synonymhurl
Broaderexpress, verbalize, verbalise, utter, give tongue toarticulate
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 11, creation
Meaningorganize or be responsible for.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "have, throw, or make a party"
Synonymshold, have, make, give
BroaderdirectBe in charge of
Spanishdar, dispensar, entregar, hacer, propinar
Catalandispensar, donar, entregar, propinar
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 12, creation
Meaningmake on a potter's wheel.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he throw his major works over a short period of time?
Broadershape, form, work, mold, mould, forgemake something, usually for a specific function
Spanishdar forma
Nounsthrowera craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 13, contact
MeaningCause to fall off.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Broaderdislodge, bumpRemove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied
Spanishdesmontar, tirar
Catalantirar
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 14, contact
MeaningThrow (a die) out onto a flat surface.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Throw a six"
NarrowershootThrow dice, as in a crap game
Broaderturn, releaseLet (something) fall or spill from a container
English > throw: 20 senses > verb 15, cognition
MeaningBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymsconfuse, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
Narrowerdemoralizeconfuse or put into disorder
disorient, disorientateCause to be lost or disoriented
perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundBe a mystery or bewildering to
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar toconfuse, flurry, disconcert, put offCause to feel embarrassment
Spanishaturdir, confundir, dejar perplejo, desorientar, tirar
Catalanconfondre, deixar perplex, desconcertar, desorientar, embolicar, embrollar, ofuscar, tirar, torbar

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