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Synonyms for throw

Synonyms for (noun) throw

Synonyms: throw Definition: the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist) Usage: the catcher made a good throw to second base

Similar words: actuation, propulsion Definition: the act of propelling

Synonyms: throw Definition: casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly Usage: he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice

Similar words: gambling, gaming, play Definition: the act of playing for stakes in the hope of winning (including the payment of a price for a chance to win a prize) Usage: his gambling cost him a fortune; there was heavy play at the blackjack table

Synonyms: throw Definition: bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something

Similar words: bed clothing, bedclothes, bedding Definition: coverings that are used on a bed

Synonyms: stroke, throw, cam stroke Definition: the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

Similar words: motion, movement Definition: a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something

Synonyms: throw Definition: a single chance or instance Usage: he couldn't afford $50 a throw

Similar words: chance, opportunity Definition: a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances Usage: the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington; now is your chance

Synonyms for (verb) throw

Synonyms: throw, bedevil, befuddle, discombobulate, confound, confuse, fox, fuddle Definition: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly Usage: These questions confuse even the experts; This question completely threw me; This question befuddled even the teacher

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: give, throw Definition: convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture Usage: Throw a glance; She gave me a dirty look

Similar words: communicate, intercommunicate Definition: transmit thoughts or feelings Usage: He communicated his anxieties to the psychiatrist

Synonyms: hurl, throw Definition: utter with force; utter vehemently Usage: hurl insults; throw accusations at someone

Similar words: express, utter, verbalise, verbalize, give tongue to Definition: articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise Usage: She expressed her anger; He uttered a curse

Synonyms: throw Definition: throw (a die) out onto a flat surface Usage: Throw a six

Similar words: release, turn Definition: let (something) fall or spill from a container Usage: turn the flour onto a plate

Synonyms: throw, thrust Definition: place or put with great energy Usage: She threw the blanket around the child; thrust the money in the hands of the beggar

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: throw Definition: propel through the air Usage: throw a frisbee

Similar words: impel, propel Definition: cause to move forward with force Usage: Steam propels this ship

Synonyms: throw, switch, flip Definition: cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation Usage: switch on the light; throw the lever

Similar words: lock, mesh, operate, engage Definition: keep engaged Usage: engaged the gears

Synonyms: shake off, shed, drop, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off Definition: get rid of Usage: he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: throw Definition: cause to fall off Usage: The horse threw its inexperienced rider

Similar words: dislodge, bump Definition: remove or force from a position of dwelling previously occupied Usage: The new employee dislodged her by moving into her office space

Synonyms: cast, contrive, throw, project Definition: put or send forth Usage: She threw the flashlight beam into the corner; The setting sun threw long shadows; cast a spell; cast a warm light

Similar words: send, direct Definition: cause to go somewhere Usage: The explosion sent the car flying in the air; She sent her children to camp; He directed all his energies into his dissertation

Synonyms: throw Definition: make on a potter's wheel Usage: she threw a beautiful teapot

Similar words: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work Definition: make something, usually for a specific function Usage: She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword

Synonyms: make, have, hold, give, throw Definition: organize or be responsible for Usage: hold a reception; have, throw, or make a party; give a course

Similar words: direct Definition: be in charge of

Synonyms: discombobulate, bemuse, bewilder, throw Definition: cause to be confused emotionally

Similar words: discomfit, discompose, disconcert, untune, upset Definition: cause to lose one's composure

Synonyms: throw Definition: move violently, energetically, or carelessly Usage: She threw herself forwards

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: throw Definition: to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly Usage: Jane threw dinner together; throw the car into reverse

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point