cast

phonetic symbol: / kǽst / 

cast - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a violent throw
hurl

[ noun ]
■ the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
casting

[ noun ]
■ the act of throwing dice
roll

[ noun ]
■ object formed by a mold
casting

[ noun ]
■ bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
plaster bandage , plaster cast

[ noun ]
■ container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
mold , mould

[ noun ]
■ the visual appearance of something or someone
e.g.)
・the delicate cast of his features
form , shape

[ noun ]
■ the actors in a play
cast of characters , dramatis personae

[ noun ]
■ the distinctive form in which a thing is made
e.g.)
・pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
mold , mould , stamp

[ verb ]
■ eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
barf , be sick , cat , chuck , disgorge , honk , puke , purge , regorge , regurgitate , retch , sick , spew , spue , throw up , upchuck , vomit , vomit up

[ verb ]
■ formulate in a particular style or language
e.g.)
・She cast her request in very polite language
couch , frame , put , redact

[ verb ]
■ choose at random
e.g.)
・cast lots
draw

[ verb ]
■ throw forcefully
hurl , hurtle

[ verb ]
■ get rid of
cast off , drop , shake off , shed , throw , throw away , throw off

[ verb ]
■ put or send forth
e.g.)
・cast a spell
・cast a warm light
contrive , project , throw

[ verb ]
■ form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
e.g.)
・cast a bronze sculpture
mold , mould

[ verb ]
■ select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
e.g.)
・He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona

[ verb ]
■ move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
drift , ramble , range , roam , roll , rove , stray , swan , tramp , vagabond , wander

[ verb ]
■ deposit
e.g.)
・cast a vote
・cast a ballot

[ verb ]
■ assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
e.g.)
・Who cast this beautiful movie?

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