1. The act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist) (synset 100105359)
    "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
  2. A single chance or instance (synset 114509574)
    "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
  3. The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam (synset 107365795)
  4. Bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something (synset 104437105)
  5. Casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly (synset 101248165)
    "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
  1. Propel through the air (synset 201511000)
    "throw a frisbee"
  2. Move violently, energetically, or carelessly (synset 202101482)
    "She threw herself forwards"
  3. Get rid of (synset 201516062)
    "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  4. Place or put with great energy (synset 201501904)
    "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
  5. Convey or communicate;
    Of a smile, a look, a physical gesture (synset 201062189)
    "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
  6. Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation (synset 201512805)
    "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
  7. Put or send forth (synset 201636439)
    "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
  8. To put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly (synset 202101619)
    "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
  9. Cause to be confused emotionally (synset 201795261)
  10. Utter with force;
    Utter vehemently (synset 201069686)
    "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
  11. Organize or be responsible for (synset 201737358)
    "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
  12. Make on a potter's wheel (synset 201667338)
    "she threw a beautiful teapot"
  13. Cause to fall off (synset 201530542)
    "The horse threw its inexperienced rider"
  14. Throw (a die) out onto a flat surface (synset 201439648)
    "Throw a six"
  15. Be confusing or perplexing to;
    Cause to be unable to think clearly (synset 200623406)
    "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

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