toss out

phrasal verb
tossed out; tossing out; tosses out

Definition of toss out

1 : to put (something that is no longer useful or wanted) in a trash can, garbage can, etc. : to throw (something) out It's time to toss out those bananas. Did you toss the newspapers out already?
2 : to refuse to accept or consider (something) His testimony was tossed out by the judge.
3 : to mention (something) as a possible thing to be done, thought about, etc. : to suggest She tossed out a couple of ideas for improving the company's website.
4 : to force (someone) to leave a place They tossed him out of the bar after he started a fight.

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“Toss out.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 14 December 2019.

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