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throw a fit
throw a spanner in the works
throw a wrench
throw away
throw back
throw by
throw caution to the wind
throw cold water on
throw down
throw down the gauntlet
throw good money after bad
throw in at the deep end
throw in lot with
throw in the sponge
throw in the towel
throw in with
Throw lathe
throw light on
throw money at
throw off
throw on
throw one's self down
throw one's self on
throw one's self upon
throw one's weight about
throw one's weight around

throw in definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: add as an extra or as a gratuity
2: give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up" [syn: drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge] [ant: enter, participate]
3: to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks" [syn: interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject]

Merriam Webster's

verb Date: 1678 transitive verb 1. to add as a gratuity or supplement 2. to introduce or interject in the course of something ; contribute <they throw in some…sound effects on several songs — Tom Phillips> 3. distribute 3b 4. engage <throw in the clutch> intransitive verb to enter into association or partnership ; join <agrees to throw in with a crooked ex-cop — Newsweek>

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you throw in a remark when having a conversation, you add it in a casual or unexpected way. Occasionally Farling threw in a question. = toss in PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), also V n P 2. If a person who is selling something throws in something extra, they give you the extra thing and only ask you to pay for the first thing. Pay £4.80 for larger prints and they throw in a free photo album... They were offering me a weekend break in Paris–with free beer thrown in. = include PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), V-ed P, also V n P

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

1. Inject. 2. Put in. 3. Relinquish, give up.

Moby Thesaurus

contribute, drag in, ease in, edge in, fill in, foist in, fudge in, implant in, infuse, inject, inject in, inoculate, insert, insert in, insinuate, insinuate in, intercalate, interjaculate, interject, interpolate, interpose, intervene, introduce, introduce in, intromit, intrude, lug in, perfuse, pop in, put between, put in, run in, sandwich, set in, slip in, smuggle in, squeeze in, stick in, thrust in, tuck in, wedge in, whip in, work in, worm in


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