Definition of Throw out

1. Verb. Force to leave or move out. "He was expelled from his native country"

2. Verb. Throw or cast away. "Put away your worries"

3. Verb. Remove from a position or office. "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
Exact synonyms: Boot Out, Drum Out, Expel, Kick Out, Oust
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"
Exact synonyms: Advance
Generic synonyms: Advise, Propose, Suggest

5. Verb. Cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration. "This case is dismissed!"
Exact synonyms: Dismiss
Derivative terms: Dismissal

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throw Out

throw in the sponge
throw in the towel
throw in with
throw money away
throw off
throw off balance
throw off the trail
throw on
throw one's cap over the windmill
throw one's hat in the ring
throw one's hat into the ring
throw one's hat over the windmill
throw one's name in the hat
throw one's toys out of the pram
throw one's weight around
throw out (current term)
throw out of kilter
throw overboard
throw pillow
throw pillows
throw rug
throw shapes
throw signs
throw smoke
throw somebody a curve
throw someone a bone
throw stick
throw the baby out with the bathwater
throw the book at

Literary usage of Throw out

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 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. ..."

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