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throw away

transitive verb

Definition of throw away

  1. 1a :  to get rid of as worthless or unnecessaryb :  discard 2b

  2. 2a :  to use in a foolish or wasteful manner :  squanderb :  to fail to take advantage of :  waste <throw away an opportunity>

  3. 3 :  to make (as a line in a play) unemphatic by casual delivery



Examples of throw away in a sentence

  1. <I should throw away that torn shirt.>

  2. <if you buy a high-end computer, you'll just be throwing away money on a bunch of features you'll never use>



1530

First Known Use of throw away

1530


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