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Definitions of cast:
  • noun:   the act of throwing dice
  • 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:   the actors in a play
  • noun:   the distinctive form in which a thing is made
    Example: "Pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
  • noun:   a violent throw
  • noun:   the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
  • noun:   container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  • noun:   the visual appearance of something or someone
    Example: "The delicate cast of his features"
  • verb:   deposit
    Example: "Cast a vote"
  • verb:   assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
    Example: "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
  • verb:   form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
    Example: "Cast a bronze sculpture"
  • verb:   select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
    Example: "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
  • verb:   choose at random
    Example: "Cast lots"
  • verb:   get rid of
  • verb:   put or send forth
    Example: "Cast a spell"
  • verb:   formulate in a particular style or language
    Example: "She cast her request in very polite language"
  • verb:   throw forcefully
  • verb:   eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
  • verb:   move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  • adjective:   (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #25738)

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See cast used in context: 100 poetry verses, 97 Shakespeare works, 1 quotation, 295 Bible passages, 126 definitions

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