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throw

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of throw

  1. a risky undertaking a desperate throw, that could jump-start his presidential campaign or end it right there Synonyms of throw adventure, chance, crapshoot, enterprise, flier (also flyer), flutter [chiefly British], speculation, gamble, ventureWords Related to throw bet, hazard, stake, wager; liberty; dark horse, long shot, playAntonyms of throw sure thing


throw

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of throw

  1. 1 to send through the air especially with a quick forward motion of the arm threw a life preserver to the drowning man Synonyms of throw cast, catapult, chuck, dash, fire, fling, heave, hurl, hurtle, launch, lob, loft, peg, pelt, pitch, sling, toss Words Related to throw bowl, dart, flip, gun, hook, pass, roll, shoot; buck, eject, impel, precipitate, project, propel, rifle, thrust Phrases let fly

  2. 2 to cause to fall intentionally or unintentionally the attacker threw his victim to the ground Synonyms of throw depress, lower, drop, throw downWords Related to throw flatten, floor, level; knock down, knock over, strike down, topple; plop, plunk down; bobble, bungle, foozle, fumble; immerse, sink, submergeAntonyms of throw lift, pick up, raise


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