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English verb: throw out

1. throw out (social) force to leave or move out


SamplesHe was expelled from his native country.


Synonymsexpel, kick out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)displace, move


Narrower (hyponym)ban, ban, banish, banish, banish, bar, blackball, boot out, cast out, chuck out, debar, deliver, deport, deport, eject, exclude, exile, expatriate, extradite, ostracise, ostracize, relegate, shun, suspend, turf out, turn out

2. throw out (possession) throw or cast away


SamplesPut away your worries.


Synonymscast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck out, discard, dispose, fling, put away, throw away, toss, toss away, toss out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)get rid of, remove


Narrower (hyponym)abandon, close out, de-access, deep-six, dump, give it the deep six, jettison, junk, liquidize, retire, scrap, sell out, sell up, trash, unlearn, waste

3. throw out (social) remove from a position or office


SamplesThe chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds.


Synonymsboot out, drum out, expel, kick out, oust


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)remove


Narrower (hyponym)depose, excommunicate, force out

4. throw out (communication) bring forward for consideration or acceptance


SamplesAdvance an argument.


Synonymsadvance


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)advise, propose, suggest

5. throw out (communication) cease to consider; put out of judicial consideration


SamplesThis case is dismissed!.


Synonymsdismiss


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something









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