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Meaning of TOSS

Pronunciation:  tâs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
  2. [n]  the act of flipping a coin
  3. [v]  agitate; "toss the salad"
  4. [v]  throw or toss with a light motion; "flip me the beachball"; "toss me newspaper"
  5. [v]  throw carelessly; "chuck the ball"
  6. [v]  move or stir about violently; "The feverish patient thrashed around in his bed"
  7. [v]  lightly throw to see which side comes up, as of coins; "I don't know what to do--I may as well flip a coin!"
  8. [v]  throw or cast away; "Put away your worries"
 

TOSS is a 4 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: cast aside, cast away, cast out, chuck, chuck out, convulse, discard, dispose, fling, flip, flip, flip, jactitate, pass, pitch, put away, sky, slash, thrash, thrash about, thresh, thresh about, throw away, throw out, toss away, toss out
 
 See Also: abandon, agitate, agitate, amalgamate, centering, close out, commix, commove, de-access, deep-six, disturb, dump, fling, get rid of, give it the deep six, jettison, junk, lag, liquidize, mingle, mix, pension off, raise up, remove, retire, scrap, sell off, sell out, sell up, shake, shake up, snap, stir up, submarine, throw, throw, throw back, toss back, trash, tumble, turn, unify, unlearn, vex, waste, whip

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Toss\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Tossed} ; (less properly
    {Tost} ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tossing}.] [ W. tosiaw, tosio, to
    jerk, toss, snatch, tosa quick jerk, a toss, a snatch. ]
    1. To throw with the hand; especially, to throw with the palm
       of the hand upward, or to throw upward; as, to toss a
       ball.
    
    2. To lift or throw up with a sudden or violent motion; as,
       to toss the head.
    
             He tossed his arm aloft, and proudly told me, He
             would not stay.                       --Addison.
    
    3. To cause to rise and fall; as, a ship tossed on the waves
       in a storm.
    
             We being exceedingly tossed with a tempeat. --Act
                                                   xxvii. 18.
    
    4. To agitate; to make restless.
    
             Calm region once, And full of peace, now tossed and
             turbulent.                            --Milton.
    
    5. Hence, to try; to harass.
    
             Whom devils fly, thus is he tossed of men.
                                                   --Herbert.
    
    6. To keep in play; to tumble over; as, to spend four years
       in tossing the rules of grammar. [Obs.] --Ascham.
    
    {To toss off}, to drink hastily.
    
    {To toss the cars}.See under Oar, n.
    
    
  2. \Toss\, v. i.
    1. To roll and tumble; to be in violent commotion; to write;
       to fling.
    
             To toss and fling, and to be restless, only frets
             and enreges our pain.                 --Tillotson.
    
    2. To be tossed, as a fleet on the ocean. --Shak.
    
    {To toss for}, to throw dice or a coin to determine the
       possession of; to gamble for.
    
    {To toss up}, to throw a coin into the air, and wager on
       which side it will fall, or determine a question by its
       fall. --Bramsion.
    
    
  3. \Toss\, n.
    1. A throwing upward, or with a jerk; the act of tossing; as,
       the toss of a ball.
    
    2. A throwing up of the head; a particular manner of raising
       the head with a jerk. --Swift.
    
    
 
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