What is the definition of cast?

Definitions for cast

  • verb - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much
  • noun - a violent throw
  • noun - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
  • verb - formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
  • verb - choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
  • noun - the act of throwing dice
  • verb - throw forcefully
  • verb - get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  • verb - put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
  • verb - form by pouring (e.g.
  • verb - select to play
  • verb - move about aimlessly or without any destination
  • verb - deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
  • verb - assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
  • noun - object formed by a mold
  • noun - bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
  • noun - container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  • noun - the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"
  • noun - the actors in a play
  • noun - the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
  • Pronounciation of cast

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    Synonyms for cast

    plaster cast cast of characters roll plaster bandage dramatis personae hurl form stamp casting shape vomit cat retch spue regurgitate frame draw cast off throw away mold stray rove vomit up be sick puke chuck throw up redact shake off drop mould tramp range purge disgorge barf upchuck put hurtle throw project wander roam drift sick regorge spew honk couch shed throw off contrive swan ramble vagabond

    Antonyms for cast

    No antonyms found for cast.

    Holonyms for cast

    company troupe

    Hypernyms for cast

    throw container assemblage fishing copy appearance solid sportfishing bandage visual aspect patch gathering excrete formulate move take away shape mould depute give egest word go withdraw form forge assign eliminate phrase remove send work delegate travel pass give voice articulate take direct mold designate locomote

    Hyponyms for cast

    bait casting surf fishing cylinder block matrix ensemble fly casting natural block pig bed supporting players overcast death mask life mask pig surf casting engine block form sandbox precipitate shed slough autotomise recast miscast gad sling molt abscise shoot remold typecast jazz around crash catapult exuviate exfoliate press remould maunder dash bowl moult autotomize press out sand cast gallivant

    Meronyms for cast

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    Sounds like cast

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