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1. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] propel through the air.

Synonyms

  • chuck
  • bombard
  • drive
  • skip
  • propel
  • ground
  • ridge
  • throw overboard
  • slam
  • pass
  • pelt
  • hurtle
  • lob
  • toss
  • flick
  • impel
  • pitch
  • fling
  • defenestrate
  • flap down
  • deliver
  • juggle
  • skitter
  • heave
  • flip
  • prostrate
  • hurl
  • shy
  • skim
  • deep-six
  • cast

Antonyms

  • diffidence
  • sufficient
  • unwary
  • fatty

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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  • restrain
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  • sustain
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2. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] move violently, energetically, or carelessly.

Antonyms

  • hearten

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] place or put with great energy.

Synonyms

  • pop
  • place
  • thrust
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • deflate
  • respectful
  • arise
  • erect

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] get rid of.

Synonyms

  • exfoliate
  • autotomize
  • shake off
  • abscise
  • throw off
  • cast off
  • throw away
  • slough
  • drop
  • take away
  • autotomise
  • moult
  • remove
  • shed
  • withdraw
  • take
  • cast
  • exuviate

Antonyms

  • agree
  • change
  • miss
  • differ

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.

Synonyms

  • intercommunicate
  • communicate

Antonyms

  • appear
  • prevent
  • failing

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • turn off
  • lock
  • mesh
  • flip
  • operate
  • switch off
  • turn on
  • switch
  • engage
  • turn out

Antonyms

  • disengage
  • switch off
  • suffer
  • converge

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. throw

noun. ['ˈθroʊ'] the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist).

Synonyms

  • propulsion
  • ringer
  • delivery
  • heaving
  • pass
  • leaner
  • toss
  • pitch
  • fling
  • slinging
  • throw-in
  • bowling
  • heave
  • flip
  • hurl
  • shy
  • cast

Antonyms

  • defend
  • walk
  • stay in place
  • pull

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. free

adjective. ['ˈfriː'] able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint.

Synonyms

  • liberated
  • footloose
  • freedom
  • clear
  • available
  • self-governing
  • loose
  • atrip
  • unconstrained
  • unconfined
  • independent
  • aweigh
  • unimprisoned
  • escaped
  • on the loose
  • at large
  • uncommitted
  • unhampered
  • unbound
  • out-of-school
  • unrestrained
  • emancipated
  • autonomous
  • sovereign

Antonyms

  • restricted
  • restrained
  • dependent
  • confined
  • unfree

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. lane

noun. ['ˈleɪn'] a narrow way or road.

Antonyms

  • fast lane

Etymology

  • lane (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. free

verb. ['ˈfriː'] grant freedom to; free from confinement.

Synonyms

  • parole
  • loose
  • run
  • unchain
  • unloosen
  • bail out
  • unspell
  • unloose
  • bail
  • liberate

Antonyms

  • spell
  • strengthen
  • official
  • responsible

Etymology

  • fre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • freo (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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