Definitions for cast

Definitions for (noun) cast

Main entry: hurl, cast

Definition: a violent throw

Main entry: cast, casting

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

Main entry: roll, cast

Definition: the act of throwing dice

Main entry: cast, casting

Definition: object formed by a mold

Main entry: cast, plaster bandage, plaster cast

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

Main entry: mold, mould, cast

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

Main entry: form, cast, shape

Definition: the visual appearance of something or someone

Usage: the delicate cast of his features

Main entry: dramatis personae, cast, cast of characters

Definition: the actors in a play

Main entry: mould, mold, cast, stamp

Definition: the distinctive form in which a thing is made

Usage: pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

Definitions for (verb) cast

Main entry: upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk

Definition: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Usage: After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Main entry: frame, couch, put, redact, cast

Definition: formulate in a particular style or language

Usage: I wouldn't put it that way; She cast her request in very polite language

Main entry: draw, cast

Definition: choose at random

Usage: draw a card; cast lots

Main entry: cast, hurl, hurtle

Definition: throw forcefully

Main entry: shake off, shed, drop, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off

Definition: get rid of

Usage: he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes

Main entry: cast, contrive, throw, project

Definition: put or send forth

Usage: She threw the flashlight beam into the corner; The setting sun threw long shadows; cast a spell; cast a warm light

Main entry: cast, mould, mold

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

Usage: cast a bronze sculpture

Main entry: cast

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

Usage: He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona

Main entry: tramp, swan, stray, drift, cast, roam, ramble, range, vagabond, wander, roll, rove

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

Usage: The gypsies roamed the woods; roving vagabonds; the wandering Jew; The cattle roam across the prairie; the laborers drift from one town to the next; They rolled from town to town

Main entry: cast

Definition: deposit

Usage: cast a vote; cast a ballot

Main entry: cast

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

Usage: Who cast this beautiful movie?

Visual thesaurus for cast