Pronunciation of Throw
/θɹˈə͡ʊ/, /θɹˈəʊ/, /θ_ɹ_ˈəʊ/
Synonyms for throw:
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
Sense 8 (noun)
Sense 9 (noun)
Sense 10 (noun)
Sense 11 (noun)
Sense 13 (noun)
Sense 15 (noun)
peep, peek, glance.
poke, jostle, encourage, prompt, knock, motivate, hurtle, strike, nudge, stimulate, urge, instigate, induce, hasten, foment, bump, provoke, magnetize, jerk, energize, force, entice, ferment, jolt, punch, inspire, move, jog, trigger, shoot.
cant, flick, toss, compel, fire, goad, cast, prod, butt, drive, impel, bowl, ram, hurl, bunt, shove, chuck, pelt, fling, launch, catapult, heave, shunt, pitch, thrust, push, lob, precipitate, project, propel, sling.
propel something through the air (verb)
put, drive, fire, hurl, launch, deliver, precipitate, sling, pelt, cant, dash, flick, force, push, pitch, shove, discharge, scatter, chuck, thrust, fling, stone, bunt, project, send, flip, heave, lob, toss, butt, floor, impel, catapult, cast, fell.
Usage examples for throw:
- And she knew that though she had thought she had already decided to throw it away that night, she had really not decided. - "The Woman With The Fan", Robert Hichens.
- Wait a minute, and I'll throw some hay down there for you to fall on!" - "Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue Playing Circus", Laura Lee Hope.
- Then he fixed another so that the first one would throw the light on this one. - "Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans", Edward Eggleston.