HyperDic: toss

English > 9 senses of the word toss:
VERBcontacttoss, flip, sky, pitchthrow or toss with a light motion
motiontoss, fliplightly throw to see which side comes up
contacttoss, chuckthrow carelessly
motiontoss, convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, jactitatemove or stir about violently
possessiontoss, discard, fling, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put awaythrow or cast away
contacttossagitate
NOUNacttoss, flipthe act of flipping a coin
acttoss, pass, flip(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
acttossan abrupt movement
toss > pronunciation
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English > toss: 9 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of flipping a coin.
Synonymflip
BroaderthrowCasting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
Verbstosslightly throw to see which side comes up
English > toss: 9 senses > noun 2, act
Meaning(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team.
Synonymspass, flip
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Narrowercentering, snap(American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
Spanishpase
Catalanpassada
Verbstossthrow or toss with a light motion
tossthrow carelessly
English > toss: 9 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn abrupt movement.
Example"a toss of his head"
Broadermotion, movement, move, motilityA change of position that does not entail a change of location
Verbstossmove or stir about violently
English > toss: 9 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningThrow or toss with a light motion.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe children toss the ball
Example "toss me newspaper"
Synonymsflip, sky, pitch
NarrowerlagThrow or pitch at a mark, as with coins
submarineThrow with an underhand motion
throw back, toss backthrow back with a quick, light motion
BroaderflingThrow with force or recklessness
Spanishechar, lanzar, tirar al aire
Nounstoss(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
tossersomeone who throws lightly (as with the palm upward)
English > toss: 9 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaninglightly throw to see which side comes up.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something
ModelThey toss the coin
Synonymflip
Broaderturnchange orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense
Spanisharrojar, lanzar, tirar
Catalanfer volar, llançar, llençar, tirar
Nounstossthe act of flipping a coin
tossersomeone who throws lightly (as with the palm upward)
English > toss: 9 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningThrow carelessly.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
ModelThe children toss the ball
Synonymchuck
BroaderthrowPropel through the air
Spanishtirar
Nounstoss(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team
English > toss: 9 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove or stir about violently.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsconvulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, jactitate
Narrowerwhipthrash about flexibly in the manner of a whiplash
Broadershake, agitateMove or cause to move back and forth
Spanishacuchillar, agitar, convelerse, dar vueltas, moverse agitadamente, reducir, sacudirse, sacudir, trillar, vapulear
Catalanconvulsar, crispar, remenar
Nounstossan abrupt movement
English > toss: 9 senses > verb 5, possession
Meaningthrow or cast away.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsdiscard, fling, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away
Narrowerabandonforsake, leave behind
close outterminate by selling off or disposing of
de-accessdispose of by selling
deep-six, give it the deep sixtoss out
dumpthrow away as refuse
jettisonthrow away, of something encumbering
retiredispose of (something no longer useful or needed)
sell out, sell up, liquidizeGet rid of all one's merchandise
trash, junk, scrapdispose of (something useless or old)
unlearndiscard something previously learnt, like an old habit
wasteGet rid of
Broaderget rid of, removedispose of
Spanisharrojar, botar, descartar, desechar, deshacerse, echar, expulsar, naufragar, olvidar, tirar
Catalanapartar, descartar, expel·lir, expulsar, gitar, llençar
English > toss: 9 senses > verb 6, contact
Meaningagitate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs toss the vegetables
Example"toss the salad"
Entailsmix, mingle, commix, unify, amalgamateTo bring or combine together or with something else
Narrowertumbleput clothes in a tumbling barrel, where they are whirled about in hot air, usually with the purpose of drying
Broaderagitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise upchange the arrangement or position of
Spanishsacudir

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