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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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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. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] put or send forth.

Synonyms

  • send
  • direct
  • project
  • shoot
  • cast

Antonyms

  • encourage
  • elate
  • lose
  • refresh

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly.

Synonyms

  • place
  • pose
  • lay
  • put
  • position

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell
  • end

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. throw

verb. ['ˈθroʊ'] cause to be confused emotionally.

Synonyms

  • discombobulate
  • discomfit
  • untune
  • bemuse
  • upset
  • disconcert
  • discompose

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • orderliness
  • order
  • confront

Etymology

  • throwen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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