throw+overboard

  • 1 throw overboard — index jettison Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 throw overboard — verb 1. throw from a boat • Syn: ↑deep six • Hypernyms: ↑throw • Verb Frames: Somebody s something Somebody s somebody 2. lose (s …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 3 To throw overboard — Overboard O ver*board , adv. Over the side of a ship; hence, from on board of a ship, into the water; as, to fall overboard. [1913 Webster] {To throw overboard}, to discard; to abandon, as a dependent or friend. {To go overboard}, to go to an… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Overboard — O ver*board , adv. Over the side of a ship; hence, from on board of a ship, into the water; as, to fall overboard. [1913 Webster] {To throw overboard}, to discard; to abandon, as a dependent or friend. {To go overboard}, to go to an extreme; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 overboard — [ō′vər bôrd΄] adv. [ME ouer borde < OE ofor bord: see OVER & BOARD] 1. over a ship s side 2. from a ship into the water ☆ go overboard Informal to go to extremes; esp., to be wildly enthusiastic throw overboard to discard …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 throw away — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abjure, blow, blunder away, boot out, bounce, brush aside, cashier, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, chuck, chuck out, consume, contemn, contradict, declaim, decline, deep six, defenestrate,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 throw out — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abjure, abrupt, addle, alienate, ball up, befuddle, bewilder, blow out, boot out, bounce, bring out, brush aside, cashier, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast forth, cast off, cast out, chase, chime in, chuck,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 8 throw over — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abstract, back out, beg off, cast, cast aside, cast away, cast off, cast out, chuck, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, cry off, cut out, deep six, depart from, deport, desert, discard, dispose of …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 overboard — adv. from on a ship into the water (fall overboard). Phrases and idioms: go overboard 1 be highly enthusiastic. 2 behave immoderately; go too far. throw overboard abandon, discard …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 overboard —   I ke kai.    ♦ Jump overboard, lele i ke kai.    ♦ Throw overboard, kiloi i loko o ke kai, kāwa a …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 11 throw somebody overboard — throw sb/sth ˈoverboard idiom to get rid of sb/sth that you think is useless • He threw all his old friends overboard once he was promoted. Main entry: ↑overboardidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 12 throw — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Throw is used before these nouns: ↑cushion, ↑pillow Throw is used after these nouns: ↑judo {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} verb ADVERB ▪ angrily ▪ carelessly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 overboard — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)bɔː(r)d[/t]] 1) ADV: ADV after v If you fall overboard, you fall over the side of a boat into the water. His sailing instructor fell overboard and drowned during a lesson... He had jumped overboard in New York harbor and swum to shore …

    English dictionary

  • 14 overboard — o|ver|board [ˈəuvəbo:d US ˈouvərbo:rd] adv 1.) over the side of a ship or boat into the water ▪ One of the crew fell overboard and drowned. ▪ Man overboard! (=said when someone falls off a boat) 2.) go overboard to do or say something that is too …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 overboard — adverb 1 over the side of a ship or boat into the water: One of the crew fell overboard and drowned. | Man overboard! 2 go overboard informal to do or say too much because you are too eager or excited: Dean knew he had gone overboard by sending… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 throw something overboard — abandon or discard something * * * throw sb/sth ˈoverboard idiom to get rid of sb/sth that you think is useless • He threw all his old friends overboard once he was promoted. Main entry: ↑overboardidiom …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 17 overboard — 1. adjective excessive; too much They really went overboard with the party preparations. 2. adverb over the edge; especially, off or outside of a boat It was their practice to throw the scraps overboard …

    Wiktionary

  • 18 Throw Momma from the Train — Infobox Film name=Throw Momma from the Train caption = Throw Momma From the Train movie poster director=Danny DeVito writer=Stu Silver starring=Danny DeVito Billy Crystal Kim Greist Anne Ramsey Kate Mulgrew producer=Larry Brezner… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 throw away — 1. Lose, spend in vain, waste. 2. Relinquish, give up, cast off, throw by, throw or heave overboard, cast to the winds. 3. Reject …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 overboard — adv. Overboard is used with these verbs: ↑dump, ↑fall, ↑jump, ↑throw, ↑toss …

    Collocations dictionary


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