1. 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"
2. throw - noun
· a single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
3. throw - noun
· the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
4. throw - noun
· bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
5. throw - noun
· casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
6. throw - verb
· propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
7. throw - verb
· move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards"
8. throw - verb
· get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
9. throw - verb
· place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
10. throw - verb
· convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
11. throw - verb
· cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
12. throw - 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"
13. throw - verb
· to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly; "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
14. throw - verb
· cause to be confused emotionally
15. throw - verb
· utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
16. throw - verb
· organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
17. throw - verb
· make on a potter's wheel; "she threw a beautiful teapot"
18. throw - verb
· cause to fall off; "The horse threw its inexperienced rider"
19. throw - verb
· throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six"
20. throw - 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"
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