1 throw, cast, lob, pitch, fling, hurl, heave, shy, launch, send, let fly, propel, catapult, sling, bowl, Colloq chuck:
The goalkeeper tossed the ball into the middle of the field.
2 shake, jerk, stir up, agitate, fling:
Lucy disdainfully tossed her head.
3 shake (up), stir (up), agitate, jiggle, tumble, joggle; wave, lash, thrash:
Don't you put the dressing on before you toss the salad? The branches of the huge oak were being tossed about in the storm.
4 writhe, wriggle, squirm, toss and turn, thrash:
I tossed all night, unable to get a moment's sleep.
5 pitch, yaw, wallow, roll, lurch, undulate, plunge:
Our little boat was tossed this way and that in the heavy seas.
6 throw, lob, pitch, heave, shy:
His toss went wild and the ball rolled over the cliff.