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

3 senses of toss

Sense 1
flip, toss -- (the act of flipping a coin)
       => throw -- (casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice")

Sense 2
pass, toss, flip -- ((sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled")
       => 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")

Sense 3
toss -- (an abrupt movement; "a toss of his head")
       => motion, movement, move, motility -- (a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility")

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

6 senses of toss

Sense 1
flip, toss, sky, pitch -- (throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper")
       => fling -- (throw with force or recklessness; "fling the frisbee")

Sense 2
flip, toss -- (lightly throw to see which side comes up; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!")
       => turn -- (change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs")

Sense 3
chuck, toss -- (throw carelessly; "chuck the ball")
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")

Sense 4
convulse, thresh, thresh about, thrash, thrash about, slash, toss, jactitate -- (move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed")
       => shake, agitate -- (move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking")

Sense 5
discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away -- (throw or cast away; "Put away your worries")
       => get rid of, remove -- (dispose of; "Get rid of these old shoes!"; "The company got rid of all the dead wood")

Sense 6
toss -- (agitate; "toss the salad")
       => agitate, vex, disturb, commove, shake up, stir up, raise up -- (change the arrangement or position of)

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