What does throw away mean?

Definitions for throw away

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away(verb)

    throw or cast away

    "Put away your worries"

  2. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop(verb)

    get rid of

    "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"


  1. throw away(Verb)

    To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of.

  2. throw away(Verb)

    To waste, to squander.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throw away in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throw away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Shakespeare, Hamlet III, iv, 156-160.:

    O, throw away the worser part of it, And live the purer with the other half.

  2. Swedish Proverb:

    Don't throw away the old bucket until you know whether the new one holds water.

  3. Brigitte Heller:

    Seeing how much food we have to throw away every day, I'm hurt for ethical reasons.

  4. Oscar Wilde:

    There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.

  5. Josh Earnest:

    My guess is they’re not going to throw away any perfectly good maps, but you’ve got a sample here of the next run.

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