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Definition 1: throw from a boat - [verb of contact]

Synonyms for throw overboard in the sense of this definition

(throw overboard is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 2: lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime - [verb of possession]

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

  • you've forfeited your right to name your successor
  • forfeited property

Synonyms for throw overboard in the sense of this definition

(throw overboard is a kind of ...) forsake, leave behind

"We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot"

(... is a kind of throw overboard ) let slip

"He lapsed his membership"

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