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cast

 
Adjective cast has 1 sense
  1. cast - (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold
    Antonym:
    unformed (indirect, via formed)
Noun cast has 9 senses
  1. cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae - the actors in a play
    --1 is a kind of gathering, assemblage
    --1 is a member of company, troupe
    --1 has particulars: ensemble, supporting players
    Derived forms: verb cast5, verb cast3
  2. mold, mould, cast - container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
    --2 is a kind of container
    --2 has particulars: form; matrix; pig bed, pig; sandbox
  3. cast, mold, stamp - the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
    --3 is a kind of solid
    Derived form: verb cast10
  4. form, shape, cast - the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"
    --4 is a kind of appearance, visual aspect
  5. cast, plaster cast, plaster bandage - bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
    --5 is a kind of bandage, patch
  6. cast, casting - object formed by a mold
    --6 is a kind of copy
    --6 has particulars:
     death mask; engine block, cylinder block, block; life mask
    Derived form: verb cast7
  7. cast, roll - the act of throwing dice
    --7 is a kind of throw
    --7 is a part of craps, crap shooting, crapshoot, crap game
    --7 has particulars: natural
    Derived form: verb cast9
  8. casting, cast - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
    --8 is a kind of fishing, sportfishing
    --8 has particulars:
     bait casting; fly casting; overcast; surf casting, surf fishing
  9. hurl, cast - a violent throw
    --9 is a kind of throw
    Derived forms: verb cast1, verb cast4
Verb cast has 11 senses
  1. project, cast, contrive, throw - 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"
    --1 is one way to send, direct
    Derived form: noun cast9
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. cast - deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
    --2 is one way to
    give
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. cast - 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"
    --3 is one way to
    delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Derived form: noun cast1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  4. hurl, hurtle, cast - throw forcefully
    --4 is one way to throw
    Derived forms: noun cast9, noun casting3
    Sample sentence:
    They cast the object in the water
  5. cast - assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
    --5 is one way to
    delegate, designate, depute, assign
    Derived forms: noun cast1, noun casting4
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue cast the movie
  6. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "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"; "They rolled from town to town"
    --6 is one way to travel, go, move, locomote
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  7. cast, mold, mould - form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
    --7 is one way to shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
    Derived forms: noun cast6, noun caster1, noun casting1, noun casting2
    Sample sentence:
    Did he cast his major works over a short period of time?
  8. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop - get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
    --8 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  9. draw, cast - choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
    --9 is one way to move, go
    Derived form: noun cast7
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  10. frame, redact, cast, put, couch - formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
    --10 is one way to give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate
    Derived form: noun cast3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something PP
  11. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
    --11 is one way to excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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