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Synonyms for cast

Synonyms for cast

to send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to send out heat, light, or energy

to ascertain by mathematics

to combine (figures) to form a sum

cast about: to try to find something

cast out: to rid one's mind of

a disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood

a hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance

the external outline of a thing

a class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

a shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation

Synonyms for cast

container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

the distinctive form in which a thing is made

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the visual appearance of something or someone

bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal

object formed by a mold

the act of throwing dice

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the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel

a violent throw

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put or send forth

deposit

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select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet

assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors

move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold

choose at random

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formulate in a particular style or language

References in periodicals archive ?
If you don't use the rib method, it is even more important to cast off as loosely as possible, as standard casting off is not elastic.
CASTING OFF Essen Kaya and Ingrid Wagner in the knitted boat which sailed on its maiden voyage down the Tyne at the weekend.
When the Americans were casting off the oppression of the British, little did they know they were inspiring another country to cast off the chains.
Casting off the weight of the Democratic Party hacks and betrayers, we should struggle alongside our allies to move toward full equality.
She too flipped out around 42, casting off Ken, her stalwart boyfriend of four decades to take up with a new beau, Blaine.
To me, it's like finding 'the pearl of great price'--by casting off all falseness and embracing humility, I learn to become myself and love my neighbour.
1952: The 1,320-ton motorship Kilkenny caught fire as she was casting off from the north quay of Dublin headed for Liverpool carrying livestock and general cargo.