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toss (v.)

mid-15c., "to lift or throw with a sudden movement," of uncertain origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (compare dialectal Norwegian tossa "to strew, spread"). Food preparation sense (with reference to salad, etc.) is recorded from 1723. Intransitive sense "be restless; throw oneself about" is from 1550s. Related: Tossed; tossing.

toss (n.)

"an act of throwing," 1630s, from toss (v.). Meaning "a coin toss" is from 1798.

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Definitions of toss from WordNet
1
toss (v.)
throw or toss with a light motion;
toss me newspaper
Synonyms: flip / sky / pitch
toss (v.)
lightly throw to see which side comes up;
Synonyms: flip
toss (v.)
throw carelessly;
Synonyms: chuck
toss (v.)
move or stir about violently;
Synonyms: convulse / thresh / thresh about / thrash / thrash about / slash / jactitate
toss (v.)
throw or cast away;
Synonyms: discard / fling / toss out / toss away / chuck out / cast aside / dispose / throw out / cast out / throw away / cast away / put away
toss (v.)
agitate;
toss the salad
2
toss (n.)
the act of flipping a coin;
Synonyms: flip
toss (n.)
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team;
Synonyms: pass / flip
toss (n.)
an abrupt movement;
a toss of his head
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