cast off


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • verb

Synonyms for cast off

References in classic literature ?
And still she pleaded with me not to cast off the masts.
The value of their nets was greater than the fines they would have to pay for violating the fish laws; so to cast off from their nets and escape, which they could easily do, would profit them nothing.
When this was caught, they would cast off from their net and heave in on the line till they were brought up to the boat in front.
"I have bidden you to join your hands," said he, "not in earthly affection, for ye have cast off its chains forever; but as brother and sister in spiritual love, and helpers of one another in your allotted task.
He belonged, he said, to a party of thirty hunters, who had just passed through the neighborhood, but whom he had abandoned in consequence of their ill treatment of a brother trapper; whom they had cast off from their party, and left with his bag and baggage, and an Indian wife into the bargain, in the midst of a desolate prairie.
They have thwart pieces from side to side about three inches thick, and their gunwales flare outwards, so as to cast off the surges of the waves.
The other Growleywogs were not slow to follow suit, and even before they had finished drinking the Chief of the Whimsies and his people came to push them away, while they one and all cast off their false heads that they might slake their thirst at the fountain.
At once the men of the Emerald City cast off their aprons.
As the lines were cast off and the steamer swung out into the current, those near him saw the moisture well up in Daylight's eyes.
PROFESSOR Green reckons we need to cast off our stiff upper lip and stop repressing emotions for the sake of our mental health, particularly in times of grief.
The Gulf tradition teaches children about the concept of sacrifice, a theme of Eid Al Adha, as many cast off plants in baskets made from palm fronds that they tended to themselves.
this trowel reappears, cast off, it seems--last summer's
. Cast off. SHOE UPPER Note the cast-on edge is bottom edge of piece.
The ambassador underscored the vital role that should be played by Lebanon in helping reach stability and cast off all tensions in the region.