Meaning of RECAST in English

I. (ˈ)rēˈkast, -kaa(ə)st, -kaist, -kȧst verb

Etymology: re- + cast

transitive verb

1. : to throw again ; especially : to make a second cast of (a fishline)


a. : to put into a mold again : remold

many hypothetical questions can be recast into a factual mold — S.L.Payne

b. : to give a different form or quality to : refashion , remodel

we have only to alter slightly, not to recast , the standards by which we have judged — Virginia Woolf

all our notions of relative velocity must be recast — A.N.Whitehead

recast the poem

3. : to compute again : recalculate

descended to the store cellars, recasting the inventory of their supplies — A.J.Cronin

4. : to provide a new set of performers for

the opera has been almost completely recast

intransitive verb

: to cast a second time ; especially : to make a second cast in fishing

• re·cast·er -tə(r) noun

II. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun

1. : the act or an instance of recasting

2. : a product of recasting : a new form of something

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