What is throw?

  • (verb): To put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly.
    Example: "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on throws, throw:

Dainis Kūla - 1980 Summer Olympics
... stage easily but fouled on both of his first two throws in the final ... allowed the full six attempts, this meant everything hung on his third throw ... Although the third throw flew far, it apparently landed flat and failed to pierce the field, which meant it too should have been ruled illegal ...
Events At The 2007 Pan American Games - Athletics
... m Relay Long Jump Triple Jump High Jump Pole Vault Shot put Discus throw Javelin throw Hammer throw Decathlon Women's 100 m 200 m 400 m 800 m 1,500 m 5,000 m 10,000 m 110 m hurdles ...
Judo Technique - Nage-waza (投げ技): Throwing Techniques - Sutemi-waza (捨身技): Sacrifice Techniques - Ma-sutemi (真捨身技): Rear Sacrifices
... Tawara gaeshi (俵返) Rice bag reversal throw Tomoe nage (巴投) Circle throw Ura nage (裏投) Rear throw ...
Hannes Hopley - Competition Record
2000 World Junior Championships Santiago, Chile 1st Discus throw 59.51 m 2003 All-Africa Games Abuja, Nigeria 2nd Discus throw 62.86 m 2004 African Championships ...
Vikas Gowda
... His personal best throw is 66.28 meters which is also Indian national record in discus throw, achieved in April 2012 ... finishing 22nd in the qualifiers, with a throw of 60.69 m ... In 2012 London Olympics, Vikas qualified for the finals, at the fifth place, with a throw of 65.20 m and finished 8th in the finals ...

More definitions of "throw":

  • (verb): Make on a potter's wheel.
    Example: "She threw a beautiful teapot"
  • (noun): The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam.
    Synonyms: stroke, cam stroke
  • (noun): The throwing of an object in order to determine an outcome randomly.
    Example: "He risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
  • (noun): The distance that something can be thrown.
    Example: "It is just a stone's throw from here"
  • (noun): Bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something.
  • (verb): Organize or be responsible for.
    Example: "Have, throw, or make a party"
    Synonyms: hold, have, make, give
  • (verb): Cause to fall off.
    Example: "The horse threw its unexperienced rider"
  • (verb): Throw (a die) out onto a flat surface.
    Example: "Throw a six"
  • (verb): Utter with force; utter vehemently.
    Example: "Throw accusations at someone"
    Synonyms: hurl
  • (noun): The act of throwing (propelling something through the air with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist).
    Example: "The catcher made a good throw to second base"
  • (verb): Project through the air.
    Example: "Throw a frisbee"
  • (noun): A single chance or instance.
    Example: "He couldn't afford $50 a throw"
  • (verb): Move violently, energetically, or carelessly.
    Example: "She threw herself forwards"
  • (verb): Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation.
    Example: "Throw the lever"
    Synonyms: flip, switch
  • (verb): Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture.
    Example: "Throw a glance"
    Synonyms: give
  • (verb): Place or put with great energy.
    Synonyms: thrust

Famous quotes containing the word throw:

    There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)

    You must never throw away things that are worth good money.
    Abraham Polonsky, U.S. screenwriter, Frank Butler, and Helen Deutsch. Mitchell Leisen. Lydia (Marlene Dietrich)

    The bard must be with good intent
    no more his, but hers;
    must throw away his pen and paint,
    kneel with worshippers.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)