|1.||[ verb ] put or send forth|
|Synonyms:||throw contrive project|
"She threw the flashlight beam into the corner" "The setting sun threw long shadows" "cast a spell" "cast a warm light"
|Related terms:||send shoot hurl|
|2.||[ noun ] (theater) the actors in a play|
|Related terms:||gathering ensemble company|
|3.||[ verb ] deposit|
"cast a vote" "cast a ballot"
|4.||[ verb ] (theater) select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet|
"He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
|Related terms:||delegate recast miscast typecast performing_arts perform stage film|
|5.||[ noun ] container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens|
|Related terms:||container pig_bed matrix sandbox form|
|6.||[ verb ] throw forcefully|
|Related terms:||throw sling crash precipitate anchor pitcher hurl|
|7.||[ adjective ] (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold|
|8.||[ verb ] form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold|
"cast a bronze sculpture"
|Related terms:||shape sand_cast press recast molding mold mold caster|
|9.||[ noun ] the distinctive form in which a thing is made|
"pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
|Related terms:||solid frame model stamp|
|10.||[ noun ] object formed by a mold|
|Related terms:||copy life_mask engine_block death_mask|
|11.||[ verb ] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth|
|Synonyms:||vomit throw_up retch regorge regurgitate cat honk purge puke barf spew spue be_sick chuck upchuck disgorge sick vomit_up|
"After drinking too much, the students vomited" "He purged continuously" "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
|Related terms:||keep_down excrete gag vomit spewer heave vomit emetic|
|12.||[ verb ] formulate in a particular style or language|
|Synonyms:||put frame couch redact|
"I wouldn't put it that way" "She cast her request in very polite language"
|13.||[ noun ] (medicine) bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal|
|Related terms:||bandage dressing|
|14.||[ noun ] (sport) the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel|
|Related terms:||fishing overcast bait_casting surf_casting fly_casting hurl|
|15.||[ verb ] (games) choose at random|
"draw a card" "cast lots"
|Related terms:||move lottery|
|16.||[ verb ] get rid of|
|Synonyms:||throw shed throw_off shake_off cast_off drop throw_away|
"he shed his image as a pushy boss" "shed your clothes"
|Related terms:||remove autotomize exfoliate abscise shed|
|17.||[ verb ] move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment|
|Synonyms:||wander roam drift stray rove range vagabond roll ramble tramp swan|
"The gypsies roamed the woods" "roving vagabonds" "the wandering Jew" "The cattle roam across the prairie" "the laborers drift from one town to the next"
|Related terms:||travel maunder gallivant stray wander straggler wanderer alley_cat wandering rambler vagabond drifting hiker|
|18.||[ noun ] the visual appearance of something or someone|
"the delicate cast of his features"
|Related terms:||appearance shape|
|19.||[ verb ] assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors|
"Who cast this beautiful movie?"
|20.||[ noun ] (games) the act of throwing dice|
|Related terms:||throw natural craps|
|21.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 25738|
|22.||[ noun ] a violent throw|
|Related terms:||throw project hurl|