Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “throw sth away/out”

throw sth away/out

phrasal verb with throw     /θrəʊ/ US  /θroʊ/ verb (threw, thrown)
B1 to get rid of something that you do not want any more: So when are you going to throw away those old magazines?Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of throw sth away/out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of throw sth away/out

Translations of “throw sth away/out”

Word of the Day

beneficiary

a person or group who receives money, advantages, etc. as a result of something else

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More