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Third person singular
- (transitive) To cause an object to move rapidly through the air.
- (transitive) To eject or cause to fall off.
- throw a shoe
- throw a rod
- the horse threw its rider
- (transitive) To move to another position; to displace.
- throw the switch
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The act of giving birth in animals, especially in cows.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To make (a pot) by shaping clay as it turns on a wheel.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) Of a bowler, to deliver (the ball) illegally by straightening the bowling arm during delivery.
- (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To send (an error) to an exception-handling mechanism in order to interrupt normal processing.
- If the file is readonly, the method throws an invalid operation exception.
- (sports) to intentionally lose a game
- The tennis player was accused of taking bribes to throw the match.
- (cause an object to move rapidly through the air): bowl, bung, buzz, cast, catapult, chuck, dash, direct, fire, fling, flip, heave, hurl, launch, lob, pitch, project, propel, send, shoot, shy, sling, toss, whang
- (eject or cause to fall off): eject, throw off
- (move to another position): displace, relocate
- a stone's throw
- throw a fit
- throw away, throw-away
- throw a wobbly
- throw down the gauntlet
- throw in the sponge, throw in the towel
- throw shapes
- throw the book at
- throw up
- throw one's weight around
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- The flight of a thrown object; as, a fast throw.
- A distance travelled; displacement; as, the throw of the piston.
- A piece of fabric used to cover a bed, sofa or other soft furnishing.
- A single instance, occurrence, venture, or chance.
- Football tickets are expensive at fifty bucks a throw.
- Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.
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