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

2 senses of throw overboard

Sense 1
forfeit, give up, throw overboard, waive, forgo, forego -- (lose (s.th.) or lose the right to (s.th.) by some error, offense, or crime; "you've forfeited your right to name your successor"; "forfeited property")
       => abandon -- (forsake, leave behind; "We abandoned the old car in the empty parking lot")

Sense 2
deep-six, throw overboard -- (throw from a boat)
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

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