Definition of Throw out
1. Verb. Force to leave or move out. "He was expelled from his native country"
Specialized synonyms: Boot Out, Chuck Out, Eject, Exclude, Turf Out, Turn Out, Deport, Exile, Expatriate, Debar, Suspend, Deliver, Deport, Extradite, Banish, Bar, Relegate, Ban, Banish, Blackball, Cast Out, Ostracise, Ostracize, Shun, Ban, Banish
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Expulsion
2. Verb. Throw or cast away. "Put away your worries"
Specialized synonyms: Unlearn, Deep-six, Give It The Deep Six, Jettison, Junk, Scrap, Trash, Waste, Dump, Retire, Abandon, Liquidize, Sell Out, Sell Up, De-access, Close Out
Generic synonyms: Get Rid Of, Remove
Derivative terms: Discard, Discard, Disposal, Disposition, Fling
3. Verb. Remove from a position or office. "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
Specialized synonyms: Excommunicate, Depose, Force Out
Generic synonyms: Remove
Derivative terms: Expulsion, Ouster, Ousting
4. Verb. Bring forward for consideration or acceptance. "Advance an argument"
5. Verb. Cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration. "This case is dismissed!"
Definition of Throw out
1. Verb. (idiomatic) To discard; to dispense with something; to throw away. ¹
2. Verb. (idiomatic) To dismiss or expel someone from any longer performing duty or attending somewhere. ¹
3. Verb. (idiomatic) To offer an idea for consideration. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Throw out
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1. Hamlet by William Shakespeare (2001)
"Its alliteration explains its omission, and why ' cast out,' the wording of every version, was changed into ' throw out.' It restores to the line its ..."
2. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from ...by Samuel Johnson by Samuel Johnson (1805)
"The gods in bounty work up storms about us, That give mankind occasion to exert Their hidden strength, and throw out into practice Virtues which shun the ..."
3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... to go behind the returns, to decide upon the legality of the votes cast nor to throw out the votes of a precinct or district in which fraud is alleged. ..."
4. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"To throw out or project, to shoot out, to throw out, (sc. the body in walking,) to strut along. A j'uf-window ¡ia shot window. See SHOT. JUVENILE, ad. ..."
5. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Jetson," or Jetsam, thing« thrown out of a ship to lighten it. (Au- glo-Saxon,/otan, to float ; French, jeter, to throw out. ..."