throw+off

  • 1 throw off at — ˌthrow ˈoff at [transitive] [he/she/it throws off at present participle throwing off at past tense threw off at past participle thrown off at] australia …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 2 throw off — (something) to quickly remove something. The boys threw off their clothes and jumped into the lake. Dad threw the cover off and there was a beautiful new bike just for me! Opposite of: throw on (something) …

    New idioms dictionary

  • 3 Throw-off — n. A start in a hunt or a race. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 throw off — [v] elude, escape abuse, deceive, evade, get away from, give the slip*, leave behind, lose, outdistance, outrun, shake off, trick; concept 102 Ant. face, meet …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 throw off — index abandon (relinquish), dispel, emit, repel (drive back) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 6 throw off — verb 1. get rid of (Freq. 2) he shed his image as a pushy boss shed your clothes • Syn: ↑shed, ↑cast, ↑cast off, ↑shake off, ↑throw, ↑ …

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  • 7 throw off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw off : present tense I/you/we/they throw off he/she/it throws off present participle throwing off past tense threw off past participle thrown off 1) to quickly remove a piece of clothing Dieter threw off… …

    English dictionary

  • 8 throw off — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you throw off something that is restricting you or making you unhappy, you get rid of it. [V P n (not pron)] ...a country ready to throw off the shackles of its colonial past... [V n P] One day depression descended upon him,… …

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  • 9 throw off — {v.} 1. To get free from. * /He was healthy enough to throw off his cold easily./ Compare: RID OF. 2. To mislead; confuse; fool. * /They went by a different route to throw the hostile bandits off their track./ 3. To produce easily or as if… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 10 throw off — {v.} 1. To get free from. * /He was healthy enough to throw off his cold easily./ Compare: RID OF. 2. To mislead; confuse; fool. * /They went by a different route to throw the hostile bandits off their track./ 3. To produce easily or as if… …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 11 throw\ off — v 1. To get free from. He was healthy enough to throw off his cold easily. Compare: rid of 2. To mislead; confuse; fool. They went by a different route to throw the hostile bandits off their track. 3. To produce easily or as if without effort.… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 12 throw off at — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms throw off at : he/she/it throws off at present participle throwing off at past tense threw off at past participle thrown off at Australian informal to criticize someone in an unkind or unfair way …

    English dictionary

  • 13 throw-off — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) Etymology: throw off 1. : an act or instance of throwing off; specifically : the start of a hunt 2. : something that is thrown off 3 …

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  • 14 throw off — 1) get free from I was able to throw off my cold and quickly recovered. 2) mislead, confuse, fool The criminals threw off the police and escaped into the subway …

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  • 15 throw off — phr verb Throw off is used with these nouns as the object: ↑balance, ↑blanket, ↑cloak, ↑shawl …

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  • 16 throw off — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abrupt, ad lib, addle, alienate, articulate, ball up, bat out, befuddle, bewilder, blow, botch, break the habit, breathe, breathe out, buck off, bungle, cast, cast off, cast out, chime, chorus, clear, come out …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 throw off — verb Date: 1604 transitive verb 1. a. to free oneself from ; get rid of < threw off his inhibitions > b. to cast off often in a hurried or vigorous manner ; abandon < threw off all restraint > c …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 throw off — get rid of, free oneself from; mislead, misdirect; cause a diversion (used in combination, e.g. The robber used a disguise to throw the policemen off his trail. ) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 throw off — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. get better, get well, improve, gain strength; see recover 3 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable: clear, disburden, disembarrass, disencumber, release, relieve …

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  • 20 throw off — 1. Discard, reject, repudiate, renounce. 2. Expel, drive off, drive away, clear from. 3. Put off, lay aside, cast off …

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