- propel (something) with force through the air by a movement of the arm and hand；push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state
- an act of throwing something；an act of throwing one's opponent in wrestling, judo, or a similar sport
verb: throw, 3rd person present: throws, gerund or present participle: throwing, past tense: threw, past participle: thrown
noun: throw, plural noun: throws
- 1. propel (something) with force through the air by a movement of the arm and hand I threw a brick through the window 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ push or force (someone or something) violently and suddenly into a particular physical position or state the pilot and one passenger were thrown clear and survived the door was thrown open and a uniformed guard entered the room 同義詞
- ▪ put in place or erect quickly the stewards had thrown a cordon across the fairway
- ▪ move (a part of the body) quickly or suddenly in a particular direction she threw her head back and laughed
- ▪ project or cast (light or shadow) in a particular direction a chandelier threw its bright light over the walls 同義詞
- ▪ deliver (a punch) Cheryl drew back her fist and threw another punch 同義詞 反義詞
- ▪ direct a particular kind of look or facial expression she threw a withering glance at him 同義詞
- ▪ project (one's voice) so that it appears to come from someone or something else, as in ventriloquism I can throw my voice—I could make a fortune as a medium
- ▪ move (a switch or lever) so as to operate a device at the trolley portal the operator had to manually throw the switch using a switch iron 同義詞
- ▪ roll (dice) he reached out and put the dice in the shaker and threw them
- ▪ obtain (a specified number) by rolling dice.
- ▪ (of a horse) lose (a shoe).
- 2. cause to enter suddenly a particular state or condition he threw all her emotions into turmoil the bond market was thrown into confusion
- ▪ put (someone) in a particular place or state in a rough, abrupt, or summary fashion these guys should be thrown in jail
- ▪ disconcert; confuse she frowned, thrown by this apparent change of tack 同義詞
- 3. send (one's opponent) to the ground in wrestling, judo, or similar activity in the final Arnaud was too strong, and threw Hughes twice 同義詞
- ▪ (of a horse) unseat (its rider) their horse threw its jockey before the race had started 同義詞
- 4. form (ceramic ware) on a potter's wheel further on a potter was throwing pots 同義詞
- ▪ turn (wood or other material) on a lathe.
- ▪ twist (silk or other fabrics) into thread or yarn.
- 5. have (a fit or tantrum) occasionally a small child will throw a tantrum when denied something
- 6. give or hold (a party) he threw a huge farewell party for them 同義詞
- 7. informal lose (a race or contest) intentionally, especially in return for a bribe the man who throws a race is a crook for life
- 8. (of an animal) give birth to (young, especially of a specified kind) sometimes a completely black calf is thrown
- 1. an act of throwing something Jeter's throw to first base was too late 同義詞
- ▪ an act of throwing one's opponent in wrestling, judo, or a similar sport a shoulder throw
- ▪ short for roll of the dice (see dice)
- 2. a light cover for furniture.
- ▪ short for throw rug
- 3. informal used to indicate how much a single item, turn, or attempt costs he was offering to draw on-the-spot portraits at $25 a throw 同義詞
- 4. the extent of vertical displacement between the two sides of a fault.
- 5. the action or motion, or the extent of such motion, of a slide valve, crank, eccentric wheel, or cam.
- ▪ the distance moved by the pointer of an instrument.
- throw away the key
- throw dust in someone's eyes
- throw good money after bad
- throw one's hand in
- throw in the towel
- throw of the dice
- throw up one's hands
- be thrown back on
- throw around
- throw at
- throw away
- throw back on
- throw down
- throw in
- throw into
- throw off
- throw on
- throw open
- throw out
- throw over
- throw together
- throw up