Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun throw_in

1 sense of throw-in

Sense 1
throw-in -- ((rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play)
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb throw_in

3 senses of throw in

Sense 1
throw in -- (add as an extra or as a gratuity)
       => lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring -- (bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program")

Sense 2
drop out, give up, fall by the wayside, drop by the wayside, throw in, throw in the towel, quit, chuck up the sponge -- (give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat; "In the second round, the challenger gave up")

Sense 3
interject, come in, interpose, put in, throw in, inject -- (to insert between other elements; "She interjected clever remarks")
       => interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off -- (make a break in; "We interrupt the program for the following messages")

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