throw
noun.
the act of throwing (propelling something 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
Synonym: cam stroke, stroke
noun.
bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
noun.
casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice
verb.
propel 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
verb.
place or put with great energy
She threw the blanket around the child|thrust the money in the hands of the beggar
Synonym: thrust
verb.
convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
Throw a glance|She gave me a dirty look
Synonym: give
verb.
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
switch on the light|throw the lever
Synonym: 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
Synonym: cast, contrive, project
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
verb.
utter with force; utter vehemently
hurl insults|throw accusations at someone
Synonym: hurl
verb.
organize or be responsible for
hold a reception|have, throw, or make a party|give a course
Synonym: make, hold, have, give
verb.
make on a potter's wheel
she threw a beautiful teapot
verb.
cause to fall off
The horse threw its inexperienced 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