[n] 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"
[n] the throwing of an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
[n] bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
[n] the distance that something can be thrown; "it is just a stone's throw from here"
[n] the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
[n] (informal) a single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
[v] be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
[v] convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
[v] utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
[v] throw out onto a flat surface, as of die; "Throw a six"
[v] place with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"
[v] project through the air; "throw a frisbee"
[v] cause to go on or t be engaged; set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
[v] get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
[v] cause to fall off; "The horse threw its unexperienced rider"
[v] put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
[v] make on a potter's wheel; of pottery
[v] organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course", etc.
[v] cause to be confused emotionally
[v] move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards"
[v] to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly; "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
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bedevil, befuddle, bemuse, bewilder, cam stroke, cast, cast off, confound, confuse, contrive, discombobulate, discombobulate, drop, fox, fuddle, give, give, have, hold, hurl, make, project, shake off, shed, stroke, switch, throw away, throw off