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ῥίπτω throw, cast, hurl, Hom., etc.; . χθονί to throw on the ground, Soph.:— to cast a net, Pass., ἔρριπται βόλος the cast has been made, Orac. ap. Hdt.:— to throw or toss about, πλοκάμους Eur. cast out of house or land, Soph.:— Pass., μὴ ῥιφθῶ κυσίν id=Soph. throw off or away, of arms, clothes, Eur., etc.
IV.. λόγους to cast them forth, hurl them, Aesch., Eur.:—but also, to throw them away, waste them, Aesch., Eur.: Pass., οἴχεται ταῦτ᾽ ἐρριμμένα Soph. cast lots or dice, Eur., Plat.
VI.. ἑαυτόν to throw or cast oneself down, Xen.;—then absol. to fling oneself, ἐς πόντον Theogn.; ἐς τάφρον Eur.

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