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KK Pronunciation

〔 θro 〕


〔 θrou 〕

Overview of noun throw

The noun throw has 5 senses

  • throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

  • throw -- (a single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw")

  • throw, stroke, cam stroke -- (the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam)

  • throw -- (bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something)

  • throw -- (casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice")

Overview of verb throw

The verb throw has 15 senses

  • throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

  • throw -- (move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards")

  • shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop -- (get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes")

  • throw, thrust -- (place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar")

  • give, throw -- (convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look")

  • throw, flip, switch -- (cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever")

  • project, cast, contrive, throw -- (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")

  • throw -- (to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly; "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse")

  • bewilder, bemuse, discombobulate, throw -- (cause to be confused emotionally)

  • hurl, throw -- (utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone")

  • hold, throw, have, make, give -- (organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course")

  • throw -- (make on a potter's wheel; "she threw a beautiful teapot")

  • throw -- (cause to fall off; "The horse threw its inexperienced rider")

  • throw -- (throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six")

  • confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate -- (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")