[noun] the act of throwing (propelling something through the air with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
[noun] a single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
[noun] the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
Synonyms: stroke, cam stroke
[noun] the distance that something can be thrown; "it is just a stone's throw from here"
[noun] bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
[noun] the throwing of an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
[verb] project through the air; "throw a frisbee"
[verb] move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards"
[verb] get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
Synonyms: shed, cast, cast off, shake off, off, away, drop
[verb] place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
[verb] convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
[verb] cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
Synonyms: flip, switch
[verb] put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
Synonyms: project, cast, contrive
[verb] to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly; "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
[verb] cause to be confused emotionally
Synonyms: bewilder, bemuse, discombobulate
[verb] utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
[verb] organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
Synonyms: hold, have, make, give
[verb] make on a potter's wheel; "she threw a beautiful teapot"
[verb] cause to fall off; "The horse threw its unexperienced rider"
[verb] throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six"
[verb] be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
Synonyms: confuse, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
slam, flap down
hurl, hurtle, cast
deep-six, throw overboard
skim, skip, skitter
shed, molt, exuviate, moult, slough
switch on, turn on
switch off, cut, turn off, turn out
perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
pass, toss, flip