throw over

threw over; thrown over; throwing over; throws over

Definition of throw over

transitive verb

1 : to forsake despite bonds of attachment or duty
2 : to refuse to accept : reject

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Examples of throw over in a Sentence

if the U.S. Senate throws over the treaty, the President's prestige will be in shambles

First Known Use of throw over

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of throw over was in 1835

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“Throw over.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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