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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

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They can't have imagined that they'd be casting round for a rider for their 17-1 shot in the week leading up to the Arc, but with Swinburn safely installed and the necessary fast ground underfoot, confidence began to rise.
For all I know this is the worst crisis they have faced at the Royal Bank for a century, though that seems farfetched now that they have landed their pounds 12 billion of rights money, while Barclays is still casting round for somebody to sign the right sized cheque.
In July 1851 she was still casting round for more information about life on the Southern cotton plantations, from the black abolitionist Frederick Douglass.
The Grinning Idiot night has been a year in the making, with John and Dan casting round for their ideal venue before coming up trumps the Star and Shadow cinema in Ouseburn, Newcastle, which is the perfect size for the club to maintain that up-close intimate feel while still being able to afford the big acts.
With the CBI complaining about lack of skills in school leavers, Government is casting round for expert teachers to train the many youngsters on "new apprenticeship" schemes, while the old technical colleges dumbed down, still offer their low-grade alternatives.
There is the small matter of them getting past Italy, the Czech Republic and the USA in the group stages, so come the second round I might be casting round for someone else to support.
"With the collapse of the Wembley project and the government casting round for figures to blame, the FA is certainly in the firing line as far as Number 10 is concerned and that might explain why the letter suddenly appeared.