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General dictionaries General (36 matching dictionaries)
  1. throw: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. throw: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. throw: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. throw: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. throw, throw: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. throw: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. Throw, throw: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. throw: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. Throw: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. throw: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. throw: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. throw: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. throw, throw (n.): Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. throw (n.), throw (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. throw: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. throw: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. throw: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  18. The Throw, Throw (band), Throw (disambiguation), Throw (grappling), Throw (juggling), Throw (martial arts), Throw (projector), Throw: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. throw: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  20. Throw: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  21. throw: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  22. throw: Rhymezone [home, info]
  23. throw: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  24. throw: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  25. throw: Stammtisch Beau Fleuve Acronyms [home, info]
  26. throw: All About Homonyms [home, info]
  27. Throw, Throw: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  28. throw: Double-Tongued Word Wrester [home, info]
  29. throw: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  30. throw: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  31. throw: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  32. throw: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  33. throw: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  34. throw: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. THROW: Technical Glossary of Theatre Terms [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Throw: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  2. throw: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. throw: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. throw: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. throw: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. throw: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. throw: LITTLE EXPLORERS(TM) Picture Dictionary [home, info]
  2. throw: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. throw: English slang and colloquialisms used in the United Kingdom [home, info]
  2. throw: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Throw: Backgammon [home, info]
  2. throw, throw, throw, throw: Hickok Sports Glossaries [home, info]
  3. Throw: Inter Badminton [home, info]
  4. Throw: Sports Definitions [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (4 matching dictionaries)
  1. Throw: AUTOMOTIVE TERMS [home, info]
  2. throw: Locksmith Dictionary [home, info]
  3. throw: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  4. Throw: Pottery Studio [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (throw)

noun:  the act of throwing (propelling something through the air with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist) ("The catcher made a good throw to second base")
noun:  the throwing of an object in order to determine an outcome randomly ("He risked his fortune on a throw of the dice")
noun:  bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
noun:  the distance that something can be thrown ("It is just a stone's throw from here")
noun:  the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
noun:  a single chance or instance ("He couldn't afford $50 a throw")
verb:  move violently, energetically, or carelessly
verb:  to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly ("Throw the car into reverse")
verb:  throw (a die) out onto a flat surface ("Throw a six")
verb:  place or put with great energy
verb:  project through the air ("Throw a frisbee")
verb:  cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation ("Throw the lever")
verb:  cause to fall off
verb:  make on a potter's wheel
verb:  be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
verb:  convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture ("Throw a glance")
verb:  utter with force; utter vehemently ("Throw accusations at someone")
verb:  organize or be responsible for ("Have, throw, or make a party")
verb:  put or send forth
verb:  cause to be confused emotionally
verb:  get rid of

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Phrases that include throw:   throw off, throw out, throw rug, throw weight, throw crook, more...

Words similar to throw:   hurl, afghan, bedevil, befuddle, bemuse, bewilder, cast, confound, confuse, contrive, discombobulate, drop, flip, fox, fuddle, give, have, hold, make, project, more...


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