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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


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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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Real light cast onto the mirror refracts back onto the fabric and mirrored surfaces.
Petzold laments that ambient light cast upward from the city often obscures the light show provided by nature: constellations, galaxies and nebulas.
An interesting light cast on a dark corner of history.
The Impressionists established the principle that colour is not absolute but relative to the time of the day, the light cast by the weather, and the radiance of adjacent tints.
But he's at home under the light cast by his welding torch.
Johnson describes the Clinton years as a decade when every bright light cast a dozen dark shadows.
It also absorbs blue light cast by the sun and reflects red light, making for picture-perfect fiery sunsets
Fergie could have played on with a light cast, but even when that gets better there is the hamstring fear.
Yet contemporary authorities can willfully not see despite the light cast by alternative herstories: for yesterday's Cantonese survivors incarnate in today's Fujianese refugees.
Keown said: "I'm wearing a light cast over the injury, although it is still painful.
In the end we are left with a finely rounded portrait of both the abusers and the abused with light cast on the forces that drive and manipulate human beings.
The evening opens softly with "Solid Air": the five dancers move among rectangles and diamonds of whitest light cast upon the floor, entering and exiting them with a Zen calm.
The only glimmer of light cast on England's chances was the buying up of Alan Mullally's wickets from 10-12 to 12-14 and a speculative punt on Warren Hegg runs , up ten to 50-60, based on fears about the fitness for wicketkeeping of bad-back sufferer Alec Stewart.
As you move through it you are continually made aware of light and surface, entertained by inventive details - the patterns of light cast by the perforated rear wall of the guest room, the seeming fragility of glass basins set on stone, the tiny clear squares set into translucent glass, each one representing a family member's height.
But a quite different picture emerges when one peeks outside the small cone of light cast by the trade press.