Dictionary Results for cast


1. cast - noun

· the actors in a play

Synonym(s): cast_of_characters, dramatis_personae

Hypernym(s): gathering, assemblage




2. cast - noun

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

Synonym(s): mold, mould

Hypernym(s): container




3. cast - noun

· the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"

Synonym(s): mold, mould, stamp

Hypernym(s): solid




4. cast - noun

· the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"

Synonym(s): form, shape

Hypernym(s): appearance, visual_aspect




5. cast - noun

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

Synonym(s): plaster_cast, plaster_bandage

Hypernym(s): bandage, patch




6. cast - noun

· object formed by a mold

Synonym(s): casting

Hypernym(s): copy




7. cast - noun

· the act of throwing dice

Synonym(s): roll

Hypernym(s): throw




8. cast - noun

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

Synonym(s): casting

Hypernym(s): fishing, sportfishing




9. cast - noun

· a violent throw

Synonym(s): hurl

Hypernym(s): throw




10. cast - verb

· put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"

Synonym(s): project, contrive, throw

Hypernym(s): send, direct




11. cast - verb

· deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"

Hypernym(s): give




12. cast - verb

· select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"

Hypernym(s): delegate, designate, depute, assign




13. cast - verb

· throw forcefully

Synonym(s): hurl, hurtle

Hypernym(s): throw




14. cast - verb

· assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"

Hypernym(s): delegate, designate, depute, assign




15. cast - verb

· move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "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"

Synonym(s): roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond

Hypernym(s): travel, go, move, locomote




16. cast - verb

· form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"

Synonym(s): mold, mould

Hypernym(s): shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge




17. cast - verb

· get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

Synonym(s): shed, cast_off, shake_off, throw, throw_off, throw_away, drop

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




18. cast - verb

· choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"

Synonym(s): draw

Hypernym(s): move, go




19. cast - verb

· formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"

Synonym(s): frame, redact, put, couch

Hypernym(s): give_voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate




20. cast - verb

· eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"

Synonym(s): vomit, vomit_up, purge, sick, cat, be_sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw_up

Hypernym(s): excrete, egest, eliminate, pass





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