What does throw in mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. throw-in(verb)

    (rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play

  2. throw in(verb)

    add as an extra or as a gratuity

  3. drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge(verb)

    give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

    "In the second round, the challenger gave up"

  4. interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject(verb)

    to insert between other elements

    "She interjected clever remarks"


  1. throw in(Noun)

    Alternative spelling of throw-in

  2. throw in(Verb)

    To add something extra free of charge.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throw in in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    If you throw in your towel, someone may pick it up and use it better than you.

  2. John Kennedy:

    I’ll vote to shut government down if they want to throw in a bunch of nonsense in the bill.

  3. Stephen Carbone:

    The death toll goes up exponentially, throw in the owner trying to find the animal for even more chaos.

  4. Hersh Shefrin:

    Then throw in something small and meaningful for yourself which you earn at the end of the holiday season, but only if you stick to your budget.

  5. Diana Holt:

    If I throw in the towel, a client dies. If I stop working, they stop breathing, sometimes, I am the first person who ever stuck by them or treated them with respect.

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