throw out

throw out
1. force to leave or move out (Freq. 3)

He was expelled from his native country

Syn: ↑expel, ↑kick out
Derivationally related forms: ↑expulsion (for: ↑expel)
Hypernyms: ↑move, ↑displace
eject, ↑chuck out, ↑exclude, ↑turf out, ↑boot out, ↑turn out, ↑expatriate, ↑deport, ↑exile, ↑suspend, ↑debar, ↑extradite, ↑deliver, ↑banish, ↑relegate, ↑bar, ↑ban, ↑ostracize, ↑ostracise, ↑shun, ↑cast out, ↑blackball
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s somebody

2. throw or cast away (Freq. 3)

Put away your worries

Derivationally related forms: ↑disposition (for: ↑dispose), ↑disposal (for: ↑dispose), ↑fling (for: ↑fling), ↑discard (for: ↑discard)
Hypernyms: ↑get rid of, ↑remove
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

3. remove from a position or office (Freq. 1)

The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

Syn: ↑oust, ↑drum out, ↑boot out, ↑kick out, ↑expel
Derivationally related forms: ↑expulsion (for: ↑expel), ↑ouster (for: ↑oust), ↑ousting (for: ↑oust)
Hypernyms: ↑remove
Hyponyms: ↑excommunicate, ↑depose, ↑force out
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s somebody


Somebody ——s PP

4. cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration (Freq. 1)

This case is dismissed!

Syn: ↑dismiss
Derivationally related forms: ↑dismissal (for: ↑dismiss)
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

5. bring forward for consideration or acceptance (Freq. 1)

advance an argument

Syn: ↑advance
Hypernyms: ↑propose, ↑suggest, ↑advise
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something

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throw out [phrasal verb]
1 throw out (something) or throw (something) out
1 a : to put (something that is no longer useful or wanted) in a trash can, garbage can, rubbish bin, etc.

She threw out [=threw away] a pair of old shoes.

1 b : to refuse to accept or consider (something)

The committee threw out [=rejected] the proposal.

His testimony was thrown out by the judge.

1 c : to mention (something) as a possible thing to be done, thought about, etc. :suggest

She threw out a couple of ideas for improving the company's Web site.

He threw out some hints, but nobody could guess the surprise.

1 d : to send (light, smoke, etc.) out from a source

The campfire started throwing out sparks.

The woodstove throws out a lot of heat.

1 e : to injure (a part of your body)

I threw out my back lifting a chair.

2 throw (someone) out or throw out (someone)
2 a : to force (someone) to leave a place, game, etc.

The referee threw out two players for fighting.

His parents threatened to throw him out (of the house) if he didn't start behaving better.

She got thrown out of school for cheating.

2 b baseball : to cause (a player) to be out by throwing the ball to the base that the player is running to

The shortstop threw the runner out at second.

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Main Entry:throw

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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