Meaning of throw

Definition of 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"
a single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
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; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
(verb) propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards"
get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
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"
to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly; "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
make on a potter's wheel; "she threw a beautiful teapot"
cause to fall off; "The horse threw its inexperienced rider"
throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six"
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"

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