arrojar

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Borrowed from Spanish arrojar.

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arrojar (first-person singular present indicative arrojo, past participle arrojado)

  1. (transitive) to throw (cause an object to move rapidly through the air)
  2. (transitive) to drag
  3. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to throw oneself
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to crawl
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun, figuratively) to dare

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *arrot(u)lāre, *rotulāre, from Latin rotāre, from rotō (I turn, I wheel).

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Verb[edit]

arrojar (first-person singular present arrojo, first-person singular preterite arrojé, past participle arrojado)

  1. (transitive) to throw, to hurl, to toss, to fling (cause an object to move rapidly through the air)
    Synonyms: tirar, lanzar, impulsar
  2. (transitive) to emit (to send out or give off)
    Synonym: echar
  3. (transitive) to eject, to kick out (to compel (a person or persons) to leave)
    Synonyms: echar, expulsar
  4. (transitive) to yield, to produce; to shed (light) on
    arrojar luz sobreto shed light on
  5. (transitive) to vomit
    Synonym: vomitar

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  • Portuguese: arrojar

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