Definition of cast
What is the definition of "cast"?
1. To throw (something, especially something light): The angler cast the line.
2. To throw with force; hurl: waves that cast driftwood far up on the shore. See Synonyms at throw.
3. To shed; molt.
4. To throw forth; drop: cast anchor.
5. To throw on the ground, as in wrestling.
Use "cast" in a sentence
"Thus, _to cast_ means _to throw_; but _to cast up_ an account, signifies _to compute_ it; therefore _up_ is a part of the verb."
"_ The vote was ordered to be cast, _and should have been cast_ in the negative."
"III. 1.93 (69,3) [His filth within being cast] To _cast_ a pond is to empty it of mud."
Words like "cast" (synonyms)
How to Say "cast" in:
- Spanish: cast
- German: cast
- French: cast
- Mandarin: cast
- Japanese: cast
Words Like cast
NEARBY & RELATED ENTRIES
- horse, sheep
- to cast one's self upon