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English verb: hurtle

1. hurtle (motion) move with or as if with a rushing sound


SamplesThe cars hurtled by.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)go, locomote, move, travel

2. hurtle (motion) make a thrusting forward movement


Synonymshurl, lunge, thrust


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)dart, riposte

3. hurtle (contact) throw forcefully


ExamplesThey hurtle the object in the water


Synonymscast, hurl


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


Broader (hypernym)throw


Narrower (hyponym)bowl, catapult, crash, dash, precipitate, sling









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