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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theythrow out
he/she/itthrows out
present participlethrowing out
past tensethrew out
past participlethrown out
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  1. 1
    same as throw away (sense 1)
    I’ve thrown out my old boots.
  2. 2
    to force someone to leave a place or group
    throw someone out of something: She threw him out of the house.
    Anybody who cheats will be thrown out of the team.
  3. 4
    to produce something such as heat or light
    My torch threw out enough light to see the path.
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