Meaning of CAST in English


noun the thing thrown.

2. cast ·noun a stoke, touch, or trick.

3. cast ·noun contrivance; plot, design.

4. cast ·noun the act of casting in a mold.

5. cast ·- 3d ·pres. of cast, for casteth.

6. cast ·vt to stereotype or electrotype.

7. cast ·vi to vomit.

8. cast ·vt to direct or turn, as the eyes.

9. cast ·vt to throw down, as in wrestling.

10. cast ·impf & ·p.p. of cast.

11. cast ·vi to receive form or shape in a mold.

12. cast ·vt to throw up, as a mound, or rampart.

13. cast ·noun the act of casting or throwing; a throw.

14. cast ·noun a tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade.

15. cast ·noun a throw of dice; hence, a chance or venture.

xvi. cast ·noun the assignment of parts in a play to the actors.

xvii. cast ·noun a tube or funnel for conveying metal into a mold.

xviii. cast ·noun the distance to which a thing is or can be thrown.

xix. cast ·vi to throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook.

xx. cast ·vt to throw out or emit; to exhale.

xxi. cast ·vt to bring forth prematurely; to slink.

xxii. cast ·vi to warp; to become twisted out of shape.

xxiii. cast ·noun a motion or turn, as of the eye; direction; look; glance; squint.

xxiv. cast ·vt to contrive; to plan.

xxv. cast ·noun an impression or mold, taken from a thing or person; amold; a pattern.

xxvi. cast ·noun a flight or a couple or set of hawks let go at one time from the hand.

xxvii. cast ·noun form; appearence; mien; air; style; as, a peculiar cast of countenance.

xxviii. cast ·vi to calculate; to compute.

xxix. cast ·vi to turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh.

xxx. cast ·vt to drop; to deposit; as, to cast a ballot.

xxxi. cast ·noun four; that is, as many as are thrown into a vessel at once in counting herrings, etc; a warp.

xxxii. cast ·noun a chance, opportunity, privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift.

xxxiii. cast ·vt to impose; to bestow; to rest.

xxxiv. cast ·vt to dismiss; to discard; to cashier.

xxxv. cast ·vt to defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict; as, to be cast in damages.

xxxvi. cast ·vt to fix, distribute, or allot, as the parts of a play among actors; also to assign (an actor) for a part.

xxxvii. cast ·vt to throw off; to eject; to shed; to lose.

xxxviii. cast ·noun that which is formed in a mild; ·esp. a reproduction or copy, as of a work of art, in bronze or plaster, ·etc.; a casting.

xxxix. cast ·vt to compute; to reckon; to calculate; as, to cast a horoscope.

xl. cast ·vi to consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan; as, to cast about for reasons.

xli. cast ·noun that which is throw out or off, shed, or ejected; as, the skin of an insect, the refuse from a hawk's stomach, the excrement of a earthworm.

xlii. cast ·vt to turn (the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide; as, a casting voice.

xliii. cast ·vt to send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel.

xliv. cast ·vt to cause to fall; to shed; to reflect; to throw; as, to cast a ray upon a screen; to cast light upon a subject.

xlv. cast ·vt to form into a particular shape, by pouring liquid metal or other material into a mold; to fashion; to found; as, to cast bells, stoves, bullets.

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