Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of throw off | Another word for throw off | What is throw off?

Definition 1: get rid of - [verb of contact]

Samples where throw off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he shed his image as a pushy boss
  • shed your clothes

Synonyms for throw off in the sense of this definition

(throw off is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of throw off ) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

"our dog sheds every Spring"

(... is a kind of throw off ) shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue

(... is a kind of throw off ) cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters

(... is a kind of throw off ) cause a body part to undergo autotomy

Definition 2: get rid of - [verb of motion]

Samples where throw off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I couldn't shake the car that was following me

Synonyms for throw off in the sense of this definition

(throw off is a kind of ...) run away from confinement

"The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison"

More words

Another word for throw in the towel

Another word for throw in

Another word for throw cold water on

Another word for throw back

Another word for throw away

Another word for throw out

Another word for throw out of kilter

Another word for throw overboard

Another word for throw pillow

Another word for throw rug


Other word for throw rug

throw rug meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce throw rug