English dictionary definition of:

throw


Noun

  • the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
  • a single chance or instance
  • the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
  • bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
  • casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly

Verb

  • propel through the air
  • move violently, energetically, or carelessly
  • get rid of
  • place or put with great energy
  • convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  • cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
  • put or send forth
  • to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
  • cause to be confused emotionally
  • utter with force; utter vehemently
  • organize or be responsible for
  • make on a potter's wheel
  • cause to fall off
  • throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
  • be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly

Thesaurus

bedevil   befuddle   bemuse   bewilder   cast   confound   confuse   contrive   discombobulate   drop   flip   fox   fuddle   give   have   hold   hurl   make   project   shed   stroke   switch   thrust  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some th words and learn about the word throw in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

View spelling list ow words and learn about the word throw in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

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Scrabble score for throw


Scrabble score = 11

generated at 00:43:51 on 17-05-22

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