Definitions For Throw


  • The act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
  • Casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
  • Bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
  • The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
  • A single chance or instance
  • An act of throwing something (such as a ball)
  • An act of rolling dice
  • The distance over which something is thrown or could be thrown


  • Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
  • Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  • Utter with force; utter vehemently
  • Throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
  • Place or put with great energy
  • Propel through the air
  • Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
  • Get rid of
  • Cause to fall off
  • Put or send forth
  • Make on a potter's wheel
  • Organize or be responsible for
  • Cause to be confused emotionally
  • Move violently, energetically, or carelessly
  • To put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
  • To cause (something) to move out of your hand and through the air by quickly moving your arm forward
  • To put (something) in a particular place in a careless or forceful way
  • To cause (someone or something) to move suddenly or forcefully to or away from a particular place

Is Throw a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Throw is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Throw in a Sentence

  • She threw the ball to first base.
  • We threw our hats in the air at the end of the ceremony.
  • Let's see how far you can throw.
  • The quarterback made a perfect throw.
  • He lost all his winnings on his last throw.
  • A discus throw of 200 feet

Synonyms for Throw

Antonyms for Throw

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