throw away or out

discard, reject (see ejection).

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • throw the baby out with the bath water — throw away something good with the waste, discard everything    Keep the good subjects when you revise the course. Don t throw the baby out with the bath water! …   English idioms

  • throw away — verb 1. throw or cast away (Freq. 5) Put away your worries • Syn: ↑discard, ↑fling, ↑toss, ↑toss out, ↑toss away, ↑chuck out, ↑cast aside …   Useful english dictionary

  • throw away — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abjure, blow, blunder away, boot out, bounce, brush aside, cashier, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, chuck, chuck out, consume, contemn, contradict, declaim, decline, deep six, defenestrate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • throw away — or throw out 1) PHRASAL VERB When you throw away or throw out something that you do not want, you get rid of it, for example by putting it in a rubbish container. [V n P] I never throw anything away... [V P n (not pron)] I m not advising you to… …   English dictionary

  • throw away — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw away : present tense I/you/we/they throw away he/she/it throws away present participle throwing away past tense threw away past participle thrown away 1) throw away or throw out to get rid of something… …   English dictionary

  • throw-away — 1. n. a flyer or handbill. □ The hrow away announced a big, city wide TGIF. □ I passed out the throw aways, but not many people would take them. 2. n. a comedian’s quickly uttered one line joke. □ He tossed off his best throw away of the eveni …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • throw away — verb a) To discard (trash, garbage, or the like), to toss out, to put in the trash, to dispose of. He wanted to throw away the cup, but he couldnt find a trash can. b) To waste …   Wiktionary

  • throw away — {v.} 1. To get rid of as unwanted or not needed; junk. * /Before they moved they threw away everything they didn t want to take with them./ * /I never save those coupons; I just throw them away./ Syn.: THROW OUT. 2. To waste. * /The senator… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • throw away — {v.} 1. To get rid of as unwanted or not needed; junk. * /Before they moved they threw away everything they didn t want to take with them./ * /I never save those coupons; I just throw them away./ Syn.: THROW OUT. 2. To waste. * /The senator… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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