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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 classic literature ?
He first cast anchor at Botany Bay, visited the Friendly Isles, New Caledonia, then directed his course towards Santa Cruz, and put into Namouka, one of the Hapai group.
Quasimodo was barely conscious of a soul cast in his own image, moving blindly within him.
The first effect of this fatal organization was to trouble the glance which he cast upon things.
This William of ours is a stout man, too, and never have I seen him cast in the ring before, albeit he hath not yet striven with such great wrestlers as Thomas of Cornwall, Diccon of York, and young David of Doncaster.
In the meantime a whisper had gone around from those that stood nearest that this was none other than the great David of Doncaster, the best wrestler in all the mid-country, who only last spring had cast stout Adam o' Lincoln in the ring at Selby, in Yorkshire, and now held the mid-country champion belt, Thus it happened that when young David came forth from the tent along with Sir Richard, the blood all washed from his face, and his soiled jerkin changed for a clean one, no sounds of anger were heard, but all pressed forward to see the young man, feeling proud that one of the great wrestlers of England should have entered the ring at Denby fair.
Everything the vines touched they crushed, and our adventurers were indeed thankful to have escaped being cast among them.
Why, they are driving us toward the Black Pit, into which they threatened to cast us," replied the kitten.
He turned and continued upon his way; but as he cast another side glance in the direction of the object of his interest, the sun's rays were shot back into his eyes from a glistening point of radiance among the trees.
Wardour prepared to cast, without shaking the dice.
You will be luckier, young one, when you cast for yourself.
Again Sir Bedivere went, but again he could not make up his mind to cast away the sword.
Thus, once on a time, did I also cast my fancy beyond man, like all backworldsmen.
In addition to the pack and the rifle which were slung at his back, together with the well filled, and carefully guarded pouch and horn, he had carelessly cast a keen and bright wood-axe across his shoulder, sustaining the weight of the whole with as much apparent ease, as if he moved, unfettered in limb, and free from incumbrance.
Nathaniel Pipkin was a harmless, inoffensive, good-natured being, with a turned-up nose, and rather turned-in legs, a cast in his eye, and a halt in his gait; and he divided his time between the church and his school, verily believing that there existed not, on the face of the earth, so clever a man as the curate, so imposing an apartment as the vestry-room, or so well-ordered a seminary as his own.
And being led and tempted on by this remorseful thought into a condition which the evil-minded class before referred to would term the maudlin state or stage of drunkenness, it occurred to Mr Swiveller to cast his hat upon the ground, and moan, crying aloud that he was an unhappy orphan, and that if he had not been an unhappy orphan things had never come to this.