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“… you can cook it throw away turn right …”

meanings of throw


  1. To discard.
  2. To hurl; to cause an object to move rapidly through the air.
  3. To give birth to.
  4. To project or send forth.
  5. (of a punch or boxing combination) to deliver.
  6. To make (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel.
  7. To lift the opponent off the ground and bring him back down, especially into a position behind the thrower.
  8. To select (a pitcher); to assign a pitcher to a given role (such as starter or reliever).
  9. To cause a certain number on the die or dice to be shown after rolling it.
  10. To move to another position or condition; to displace.
  11. To change in order to give the illusion that the voice is that of someone else.
  12. To roll (a die or dice).
  13. Synonym of pass.
  14. To send (an error) to an exception-handling mechanism in order to interrupt normal processing.
  15. To eject or cause to fall off.
  16. To twist or turn.
  17. To organize an event, especially a party.
  18. To confuse or mislead.
  19. To imprison.
  20. To show sudden emotion, especially anger.
  21. To deliver (the ball) illegally by straightening the bowling arm during delivery.
  22. To send desperately.
  23. To put on hastily; to spread carelessly.
  24. To install (a bridge).
  25. To intentionally lose a game.
  26. To twist two or more filaments of (silk, etc.) so as to form one thread; to twist together, as singles, in a direction contrary to the twist of the singles themselves; sometimes applied to the whole class of operations by which silk is prepared for the weaver.


  1. A period of time; a while.
  2. A piece of fabric used to cover a bed, sofa or other soft furnishing.
  3. Obsolete form of throe.
  4. A moment, time, occasion.
  5. A single instance, occurrence, venture, or chance.
  6. A distance travelled; displacement.
  7. The act of throwing something.
  8. One's ability to throw.
  9. The act of giving birth in animals, especially in cows.
  10. The flight of a thrown object.
  11. Pain, especially pain associated with childbirth; throe.

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