Definition Throw

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Definition

to throw (something over someone): to project, to launch, to release (something over someone)
verb
The rule of the game is that we have to throw this ball to each other. If you throw it and it touches the ground, you lose.

This is an irregular verb:
I throw / I threw / I have thrown

a throw: a toss, a fling, a hurl, a sling, a heave, a chuck
noun
That throw was terrible, it hit the floor before it had traveled 2 inches.

to throw (something) out, away: to discard (something), to put (something) in the bin
verb
Pronunciation examples
UK: Let's throw a party. Whoo!
US: I learned how to throw knives in the circus.

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