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v. hurled, hurl·ing, hurls
1. To throw with great force; fling. See Synonyms at throw.
2. To cause to move with great force or violence: The bus's sudden stop hurled the passengers to the floor.
3. To send with great vigor; thrust: hurled the army against the enemy.
4. To utter vehemently: hurled insults at the speaker.
5. Slang To vomit (the contents of the stomach).
1. To move with great speed, force, or violence; hurtle.
2. To throw something with force.
3. Slang To vomit.
4. Baseball To pitch the ball.
[Middle English hurlen.]
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1. (tr) to throw or propel with great force
2. (tr) to utter with force; yell: to hurl insults.
3. Scot to transport or be transported in a driven vehicle
4. the act or an instance of hurling
5. Scot a ride in a driven vehicle
[C13: probably of imitative origin]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. to throw or fling with great force or vigor; cast.
2. to throw or cast down.
3. to utter with vehemence: to hurl insults at the umpire.v.i.
4. to throw a missile.n.
5. a forcible or violent throw; fling.
[1175–1225; Middle English; compare Low German hurreln to toss]
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Past participle: hurled
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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|Noun||1.||hurl - a violent throw |
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"
|Verb||1.||hurl - throw forcefully|
dash, crash - hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
precipitate - hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
bowl - hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
|2.||hurl - make a thrusting forward movement|
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
dart - move with sudden speed; "His forefinger darted in all directions as he spoke"
riposte - make a return thrust; "his opponent riposted"
|3.||hurl - utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"|
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1. throw, fling, chuck (informal), send, fire, project, launch, cast, pitch, shy, toss, propel, sling, heave, let fly (with) Groups of angry youths hurled stones at police.
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The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
يَرْمي، يُلْقي بِشِدَّه
varpa, kasta; hreyta út úr sér
hurl[hɜːl] VT (= throw) → arrojar
to hurl abuse or insults at sb → lanzar or soltar una sarta de insultos a algn
to hurl o.s. at sth/sb → abalanzarse sobre algo/algn
to hurl o.s. into the fray → lanzarse a la batalla
to hurl o.s. over a cliff → arrojarse por un precipicio
hurl back VT + ADV [+ enemy] → rechazar
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
hurl[ˈhɜːrl] vt [+ object] → lancer avec violence
to hurl abuse at sb → lancer des injures contre qn
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
vt → schleudern; to hurl oneself at somebody/into a chair → sich auf jdn stürzen/in einen Sessel werfen; she hurled herself from the roof → sie stürzte sich vom Dach; they hurled back their attackers → sie warfen ihre Angreifer zurück; to hurl insults at somebody → jdm Beleidigungen entgegenschleudern
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
hurl[hɜːl] vt (throw) → scagliare, scaraventare
to hurl o.s. at sb/sth → scagliarsi su qn/qc
they were hurled to the ground by the blast → vennero scagliati a terra dall'esplosione
to hurl abuse or insults at sb → scagliare or lanciare (degli) insulti a qn
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
to throw violently. He hurled himself to the ground; They hurled rocks/insults at their attackers. gooi, smyt يَرْمي، يُلْقي بِشِدَّه мятам atirar vrhat (se) werfen, schleudern kaste; kyle; slynge εκσφενδονίζω, εκτοξεύωtirar, arrojar, lanzar violentamente heitma, paiskama پرت كردن paiskata lancer לְהַשלִיך जोर से फेंक कर मारना (snažno zavitlati i) baciti (oda)hajít melemparkan varpa, kasta; hreyta út úr sér lanciare 投げつける 내던지다 sviesti, mesti mest; sviest menghempaskan gooien, werpen, smijtenslynge, kyle, kasterzucać شوکاری کول atirar a azvârli бросать vrhnúť (sa); chrliť vreči baciti se slunga, vräka, kasta ขว้าง; ทุ่ม fırlatıp atmak 用力投擲 жбурляти, шпурляти زور سے پھیکنا ném mạnh 猛投，用力掷
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