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cast

 (kăst)
v. cast, cast·ing, casts
v.tr.
1.
a. To throw (something, especially something light): The boy cast stones in the water.
b. To throw with force; hurl: waves that cast driftwood far up on the shore. See Synonyms at throw.
c. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
d. To throw (a net), as in fishing; cause to spread out.
e. To throw on the ground, as in wrestling.
f. To let fall; drop: cast anchor.
g. To roll or throw (dice, for example).
h. To draw (lots).
2. To shed; molt: The snake cast its skin.
3. To deposit or indicate (a ballot or vote).
4. To turn or direct: All eyes were cast upon the speaker.
5.
a. To cause to fall onto or over something or in a certain direction: candles casting light; trees casting shadows.
b. To assert in relation to someone or something or cause to be associated: Don't let him cast aspersions on your character. The results cast doubt on our hypothesis.
6. To give birth to prematurely: The cow cast a calf.
7. To cause (hunting hounds) to scatter and circle in search of a lost scent.
8.
a. To choose actors for (a play, for example).
b. To assign a certain role to (an actor): cast her as the lead.
c. To assign an actor to (a part): cast each role carefully.
9.
a. To form (liquid metal, for example) into a particular shape by pouring into a mold.
b. To make (an object) by casting liquid metal.
10. To arrange or devise: cast the book in three parts; cast a plan.
11. To calculate or compute; add up (a column of figures).
12. To calculate astrologically: cast my horoscope.
13. To warp; twist: floorboards cast by age.
14. Nautical To turn (a ship); change to the opposite tack.
v.intr.
1. To throw something, especially to throw out a lure or bait at the end of a fishing line.
2. To add a column of figures; make calculations.
3. To receive form or shape in a mold: a material that casts well.
4. To become warped.
5. To search for a lost scent in hunting with hounds.
6. Nautical
a. To veer to leeward from a former course; fall off.
b. To put about; tack.
7. To choose actors for the parts in a play, movie, or other theatrical presentation.
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of casting or throwing.
b. The act or an instance of throwing a fishing line or net into the water.
c. The line or net thrown.
d. The distance covered by a throw.
e. A throw of dice.
f. The number on dice facing up when thrown.
2. A stroke of fortune or fate; a lot.
3.
a. Something, such as molted skin, that is thrown off, out, or away.
b. A piece of excrement produced by an earthworm.
4.
a. A direction or expression of the eyes.
b. A slight squint.
5. The addition of a column of figures; calculation.
6. A conjecture; a forecast.
7.
a. The act of pouring molten material into a mold.
b. The amount of molten material poured into a mold at a single operation.
c. Something formed by this means or in a mold or matrix: The sculpture was a bronze cast. They made a cast of her face.
8. A rigid dressing, usually made of gauze and plaster of Paris, used to immobilize an injured body part, as in a fracture or dislocation. Also called plaster cast.
9. The form in which something is made or constructed; arrangement: the close-set cast of her features.
10. Outward form or look; appearance: a suit of stylish cast.
11. Sort; type: fancied himself to be of a macho cast.
12. An inclination; tendency: her thoughtful cast of mind.
13. The actors in a play, movie, or other theatrical presentation.
14. A slight trace of color; a tinge.
15. A distortion of shape.
16. The circling of hounds to pick up a scent in hunting.
17. A pair of hawks released by a falconer at one time.
Phrasal Verbs:
cast about (or around)
1. To make a search; look: had to cast about for an hour, looking for a good campsite.
2. To devise means; contrive.
cast off
1. To discard; reject: cast off old clothing.
2. To let go; set loose: cast off a boat; cast off a line.
3. To make the last row of stitches in knitting.
4. Printing To estimate the space a manuscript will occupy when set into type.
cast on
To make the first row of stitches in knitting.
cast out
To drive out by force; expel.
Idiom:
cast (one's) lot with
To join or side with for better or worse.

[Middle English casten, from Old Norse kasta.]

cast

(kɑːst)
vb (mainly tr) , casts, casting or cast
1. to throw or expel with violence or force
2. to throw off or away: she cast her clothes to the ground.
3. to reject or dismiss: he cast the idea from his mind.
4. to shed or drop: the snake cast its skin; the horse cast a shoe; the ship cast anchor.
5. be cast NZ (of a sheep) to have fallen and been unable to rise
6. to cause to appear: to cast a shadow.
7. to express (doubts, suspicions, etc) or cause (them) to be felt
8. to direct (a glance, attention, etc): cast your eye over this.
9. to place, esp in a violent manner: he was cast into prison.
10. (Angling) (also intr) angling to throw (a line) into the water
11. to draw or choose (lots)
12. to give or deposit (a vote)
13. (Theatre) to select (actors) to play parts in (a play, film, etc)
14. (Film) to select (actors) to play parts in (a play, film, etc)
15. (Metallurgy)
a. to shape (molten metal, glass, etc) by pouring or pressing it into a mould
b. to make (an object) by such a process
16. (Crafts)
a. to shape (molten metal, glass, etc) by pouring or pressing it into a mould
b. to make (an object) by such a process
17. (Mathematics) (often foll by: up) to compute (figures or a total)
18. to predict: the old woman cast my fortune.
19. (Astrology) astrology to draw on (a horoscope) details concerning the positions of the planets in the signs of the zodiac at a particular time for interpretation in terms of human characteristics, behaviour, etc
20. to contrive (esp in the phrase cast a spell)
21. to formulate: he cast his work in the form of a chart.
22. (also intr) to twist or cause to twist
23. (Nautical Terms) (also intr) nautical to turn the head of (a sailing vessel) or (of a sailing vessel) to be turned away from the wind in getting under way
24. (Hunting) hunting to direct (a pack of hounds) over (ground) where their quarry may recently have passed
25. (Zoology) (intr) (of birds of prey) to eject from the crop and bill a pellet consisting of the indigestible parts of birds or animals previously eaten
26. (Falconry) falconry to hold the body of a hawk between the hands so as to perform some operation upon it
27. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing to stereotype or electrotype
28. cast in one's lot with throw in one's lot with to share in the activities or fortunes of (someone else)
n
29. the act of casting or throwing
30.
a. Also called: casting something that is shed, dropped, or egested, such as the coil of earth left by an earthworm
b. another name for pellet4
31. an object that is thrown
32. the distance an object is or may be thrown
33. (Games, other than specified)
a. a throw at dice
b. the resulting number shown
34. (Angling) angling
a. a trace with a fly or flies attached
b. the act or an instance of casting
35. the wide sweep made by a sheepdog to get behind a flock of sheep or by a hunting dog in search of a scent
36. (Theatre)
a. the actors in a play collectively
b. (as modifier): a cast list.
37. (Metallurgy)
a. an object made of metal, glass, etc, that has been shaped in a molten state by being poured or pressed into a mould
b. the mould used to shape such an object
38. (Crafts)
a. an object made of metal, glass, etc, that has been shaped in a molten state by being poured or pressed into a mould
b. the mould used to shape such an object
39. form or appearance
40. sort, kind, or style
41. (Medicine) a fixed twist or defect, esp in the eye
42. a distortion of shape
43. (Surgery) surgery a rigid encircling casing, often made of plaster of Paris, for immobilizing broken bones while they heal
44. (Pathology) pathol a mass of fatty, waxy, cellular, or other material formed in a diseased body cavity, passage, etc
45. (Hunting) the act of casting a pack of hounds
46. (Falconry) falconry a pair of falcons working in combination to pursue the same quarry
47. (Archery) archery the speed imparted to an arrow by a particular bow
48. a slight tinge or trace, as of colour
49. (Mathematics) a computation or calculation
50. a forecast or conjecture
51. fortune or a stroke of fate
52. (Palaeontology) palaeontol a replica of an organic object made of nonorganic material, esp a lump of sediment that indicates the internal or external surface of a shell or skeleton
53. (Palaeontology) palaeontol a sedimentary structure representing the infilling of a mark or depression in a soft layer of sediment (or bed)
[C13: from Old Norse kasta]

cast

(kæst, kɑst)

v. cast, cast•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to throw or hurl; fling: to cast dice; to cast aside the newspaper.
2. to direct (the eye, a glance, etc.).
3. to cause to fall; put or send forth: to cast a soft light; to cast a spell; to cast doubts.
4. to draw (lots), as in telling fortunes.
5. to throw out (a fishing line, a net, bait, etc.).
6. to shed or drop: The snake cast its skin.
7. (of an animal) to bring forth (young), esp. abortively.
8. to send off (a swarm), as bees do.
9. to set aside; reject; dismiss: She cast the problem from her mind.
10. to throw up (earth, sod, etc.), as with a shovel.
11. to put or place, esp. forcibly: to cast someone in prison.
12. to deposit or give (a ballot or vote).
13. to bestow; confer: to cast blessings.
14. to form or arrange; plan out: He cast his remarks to fit the occasion.
15.
a. to select actors for (a play, motion picture, etc.).
b. to assign a role to (an actor).
16. to form (an object) by pouring metal, plaster, etc., into a mold and letting it harden.
17. to form (metal, plaster, etc.) by this process.
18. to compute, as a column of figures.
19. to calculate (a horoscope).
20. to turn or twist; warp.
21. to turn the head of (a ship), esp. away from the wind in getting under way.
v.i.
22. to throw.
23. to receive form in a mold.
24. to calculate or add.
25. to conjecture; forecast.
26. (of hounds) to search an area for scent.
27. to warp, as timber.
28. (of a ship) to turn, esp. to get the head away from the wind; tack.
29. to select the actors for a play, motion picture, or the like.
30. Obs.
a. to consider.
b. to plan or scheme.
31. cast about or around,
a. to search; seek.
b. to devise a plan; scheme.
32. cast down, to lower; humble.
33. cast off,
a. to discard; reject.
b. to let go or let loose, as a ship from a mooring.
c. to estimate the space a typeset manuscript will occupy.
d. to complete a knitted fabric by looping over (the final stitches); bind off.
34. cast on, (in knitting) to set (yarn) on a needle in order to form the initial stitches.
35. cast out, to force to leave; expel; banish.
n.
36. the act of throwing.
37. that which is thrown.
38. the distance to which a thing may be thrown.
39.
a. a throw of dice.
b. the number rolled.
40. the act of throwing a fishing line or net onto the water.
41. the group of performers in a play, motion picture, etc.; players.
42. a searching of an area by hounds for a scent.
43. a stroke of fortune; lot.
44. the form in which something is made or written; arrangement.
45.
a. the act of founding.
b. the quantity of metal cast at one time.
46. something made in a mold; casting.
47. an impression or mold: the cast of a fossil.
48. a rigid surgical dressing, usu. made of bandage treated with plaster of Paris.
49. outward form; appearance: of a sinister cast.
50. sort; kind; style: a hero of the cast of Don Quixote.
51. tendency; inclination: minds of a philosophical cast.
52. a permanent twist or turn: to have a cast in one's eye.
53. a warp.
54. a slight tinge of some color; hue; shade: a yellowish cast.
55. a dash or trace.
56. a computation; calculation.
57. a conjecture or forecast.
58. something that is shed, ejected, or cast off or out, as molted skin, feathers, food from a bird's crop, or the coil of sand and waste passed by certain earthworms.
60. effused plastic matter produced in the hollow parts of various diseased organs.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Old Norse kasta to throw]

Cast

 the things or quantity created or produced at one time; a group of actors in play; a set or suit of armour; a couple of birds. See also brace, brood, set.

cast

If you cast a glance in a particular direction, you glance in that direction.

Carmody casts an uneasy glance at Howard.
Out came Napoleon, casting haughty glances from side to side.

Be Careful!
The verb cast has several other meanings. Note that for all its meanings its past tense and past participle is cast, not 'casted'.

He cast a quick glance at his friend.
He cast his mind back over the day.
He had cast doubt on our traditional beliefs.
Will had cast his vote for the President.

cast


Past participle: cast
Gerund: casting

Imperative
cast
cast
Present
I cast
you cast
he/she/it casts
we cast
you cast
they cast
Preterite
I cast
you cast
he/she/it cast
we cast
you cast
they cast
Present Continuous
I am casting
you are casting
he/she/it is casting
we are casting
you are casting
they are casting
Present Perfect
I have cast
you have cast
he/she/it has cast
we have cast
you have cast
they have cast
Past Continuous
I was casting
you were casting
he/she/it was casting
we were casting
you were casting
they were casting
Past Perfect
I had cast
you had cast
he/she/it had cast
we had cast
you had cast
they had cast
Future
I will cast
you will cast
he/she/it will cast
we will cast
you will cast
they will cast
Future Perfect
I will have cast
you will have cast
he/she/it will have cast
we will have cast
you will have cast
they will have cast
Future Continuous
I will be casting
you will be casting
he/she/it will be casting
we will be casting
you will be casting
they will be casting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been casting
you have been casting
he/she/it has been casting
we have been casting
you have been casting
they have been casting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been casting
you will have been casting
he/she/it will have been casting
we will have been casting
you will have been casting
they will have been casting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been casting
you had been casting
he/she/it had been casting
we had been casting
you had been casting
they had been casting
Conditional
I would cast
you would cast
he/she/it would cast
we would cast
you would cast
they would cast
Past Conditional
I would have cast
you would have cast
he/she/it would have cast
we would have cast
you would have cast
they would have cast

cast

A figure made from the mold of original model. See cire perdue, plaster cast, sand cast.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cast - the actors in a play
assemblage, gathering - a group of persons together in one place
troupe, company - organization of performers and associated personnel (especially theatrical); "the traveling company all stayed at the same hotel"
supporting players, ensemble - a cast other than the principals
2.cast - container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardenscast - container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
form - a mold for setting concrete; "they built elaborate forms for pouring the foundation"
matrix - mold used in the production of phonograph records, type, or other relief surface
pig bed, pig - mold consisting of a bed of sand in which pig iron is cast
sandbox - mold consisting of a box with sand shaped to mold metal
3.cast - the distinctive form in which a thing is madecast - the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
solid - a three-dimensional shape
4.cast - the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"
appearance, visual aspect - outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
5.cast - bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they healcast - bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
bandage, patch - a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body
6.cast - object formed by a moldcast - object formed by a mold    
copy - a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor"
death mask - a cast taken from the face of a dead person
cylinder block, engine block, block - a metal casting containing the cylinders and cooling ducts of an engine; "the engine had to be replaced because the block was cracked"
life mask - a cast taken from the face of a living person
7.cast - the act of throwing dice
craps - a gambling game played with two dice; a first throw of 7 or 11 wins and a first throw of 2, 3, or 12 loses and a first throw of any other number must be repeated to win before a 7 is thrown, which loses the bet and the dice
throw - casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
natural - (craps) a first roll of 7 or 11 that immediately wins the stake
8.cast - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
fishing, sportfishing - the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
bait casting - the single-handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait
fly casting - casting an artificial fly as a lure
overcast - a cast that falls beyond the intended spot
surf casting, surf fishing - casting (artificial) bait far out into the ocean (up to 200 yards) with the waves breaking around you
9.cast - a violent throwcast - a violent throw      
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
Verb1.cast - 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"
send, direct - cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
shoot - send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
2.cast - deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
give - convey or reveal information; "Give one's name"
3.cast - 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"
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
recast - cast again, in a different role; "He was recast as Iago"
miscast - cast an actor, singer, or dancer in an unsuitable role
typecast - cast repeatedly in the same kind of role
cast - assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
4.cast - throw forcefully
dash, crash - hurl or thrust violently; "He dashed the plate against the wall"; "Waves were dashing against the rock"
precipitate - hurl or throw violently; "The bridge broke and precipitated the train into the river below"
throw - propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
sling, catapult - hurl as if with a sling
bowl - hurl a cricket ball from one end of the pitch towards the batsman at the other end
cast anchor, drop anchor, anchor - secure a vessel with an anchor; "We anchored at Baltimore"
5.cast - assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
cast - 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"
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
6.cast - move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employmentcast - 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"
go, locomote, move, travel - change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast"
maunder - wander aimlessly
gad, gallivant, jazz around - wander aimlessly in search of pleasure
drift, err, stray - wander from a direct course or at random; "The child strayed from the path and her parents lost sight of her"; "don't drift from the set course"
wander - go via an indirect route or at no set pace; "After dinner, we wandered into town"
7.cast - form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or moldcast - form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
shape, mould, mold, form, forge, work - make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword"
press out, press - press from a plastic; "press a record"
remold, remould, recast - cast again; "The bell cracked and had to be recast"
sand cast - pour molten metal into a mold of sand
8.cast - get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
exuviate, molt, moult, slough, shed - cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"
abscise - shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
exfoliate - cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters
autotomise, autotomize - cause a body part to undergo autotomy
9.cast - choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
move, go - have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?"
10.cast - formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
give voice, phrase, word, articulate, formulate - put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
11.cast - eject the contents of the stomach through the mouthcast - 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"
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"

cast

noun
1. actors, company, players, characters, troupe, dramatis personae The show is very amusing and the cast are excellent.
2. type, turn, sort, kind, style, stamp Hers was an essentially optimistic cast of mind.
verb
1. choose, name, pick, select, appoint, assign, allot He has been cast in the lead role of the new Pinter play.
2. bestow, give, level, accord, direct, confer He cast a stern glance at the two men.
3. give out, spread, deposit, shed, distribute, scatter, emit, radiate, bestow, diffuse The moon cast a bright light over the yard.
4. throw, project, launch, pitch, shed, shy, toss, thrust, hurl, fling, chuck (informal), sling, lob, impel, drive, drop She took a pebble and cast it into the water.
5. mould, set, found, form, model, shape This statue of Neptune is cast in bronze.
cast around for something look for, seek, hunt, search for, fossick for (Austral. & N.Z.) She had been casting around for a good excuse to go to New York
cast someone down discourage, depress, desolate, dishearten, dispirit, deject I am not too easily cast down by changes of fortune.
cast something or someone aside discard, drop, abandon, dump (informal), get rid of, ditch (slang), chuck (informal), dispose of, dispense with, jettison, throw away or out Now that she is old, she has been cast aside like an old glove.

cast

verb
1. To send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm:
Informal: fire.
2. To move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something:
Military: lay.
3. To send out heat, light, or energy:
4. To form a strategy for:
Informal: dope out.
Idiom: lay plans.
5. To ascertain by mathematics:
6. To combine (figures) to form a sum:
add (up), foot (up), sum (up), tot (up), total, totalize.
phrasal verb
cast about
To try to find something:
phrasal verb
cast out
To rid one's mind of:
noun
1. An act of throwing:
2. A disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood:
3. A hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance:
4. The external outline of a thing:
5. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members:
Informal: persuasion.
7. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation:
Translations
رمىرَمْيَه، إلقاءشَيئٌ مُقَوْلَبٌصبقالَب، سَبيكَه
odlítlítobsazeníobvazobsadit do úlohy
afgiveafstøbningbandagebesætte rollerde medvirkende
heittääkarsastuskipsiluodatamuotti
glumačka postava
kiosztleadöntvényráosztszereposztás
gips
fella, missagifskastkasta, varpakjósa
キャスト投げる投じる
배역
aktorių sudėtisatiduotiatrištiatsikratytibaigti
atdot balsiatlietiedalīt lomuieģipsējumsizvēlēties aktierus
castcastencastingeengeven
obsadenierozdeliť rolytrus dážďovkyzvliecť sa
mavec
gjutform
ผู้แสดง
oyuncu kadrosuoyuncu seçmekrol vermekalçıatılan/çıkarılan şey
dàn diễn viên

cast

[kɑːst] (cast (vb: pt, pp))
A. N
1. (= throw) [of net, line] → lanzamiento m
2. (= mould) → molde m (Med) (= plaster cast) → escayola f; [of worm] → forma f
leg in castpierna f enyesada or escayolada
cast of featuresfacciones fpl, fisonomía f
cast of mindtemperamento m
3. (Tech) (= metal casting) → pieza f fundida
4. [of play etc] → reparto m
cast (and credits) (Cine, TV) → reparto m
5. (Med) (= squint) → estrabismo m
to have a cast in one's eyetener estrabismo en un ojo
B. VT
1. (= throw) → echar, lanzar; [+ net, anchor etc] → echar
2. (fig) [+ shadow] → proyectar; [+ light] → arrojar (on sobre) [+ blame, glance, spell] → echar; [+ horoscope] → hacer
to cast doubt upon sthponer algo en duda
to cast one's eyes over sthechar una mirada a algo
to cast lotsechar a suertes
to cast one's votevotar, dar su voto
3. (= shed) [+ horseshoe] → mudar
the snake cast its skinla culebra mudó la piel
4. [+ metal] → fundir; [+ statue, clay] → moldear, vaciar
5. (Theat) [+ part, play] → hacer el reparto de
to cast an actor in the part ofdar a un actor el papel de
he was cast as Macbethle dieron el papel de Macbeth
we shall cast the play on Tuesdayharemos el reparto de los papeles de la obra el martes
C. VI (Fishing) → lanzar, arrojar
D. CPD cast iron Nhierro m fundido or colado
see also cast-iron
cast about for cast around for VI + PREP [+ job, answer] → buscar, andar buscando
cast aside VT + ADV (= reject) → descartar, desechar
cast away VT + ADV
1. (= throw away) → desechar, tirar
2. (Naut) to be cast awaynaufragar
to be cast away on an islandnaufragar y llegar a una isla
cast back VT + ADV to cast one's thoughts back torememorar
cast down VT + ADV
1. (= lower) [+ eyes] → bajar
2. (fig) → desanimar
to be cast downestar deprimido
cast in VT + ADV & VI + ADV to cast in (one's lot) with sbcompartir el destino de algn
cast off
A. VT + ADV
1. (lit) → desechar, abandonar; [+ burden] → deshacerse de, quitarse de encima; [+ clothing] → quitarse; [+ wife] → repudiar; [+ mistress] → dejar
the slaves cast off their chainslos esclavos se deshicieron de sus cadenas
2. (Naut) → soltar las amarras de, desamarrar
3. (Knitting) [+ stitch] → cerrar
B. VI + ADV
1. (Naut) → soltar amarras
2. (Knitting) → cerrar
cast on VT + ADV & VI + ADV (Knitting) → montar
cast out VT + ADV (liter) → expulsar
cast up VT + ADV
1. (lit) → echar
2. (Math, Fin) [+ account] → sumar
3. (fig) (= reproach) to cast sth up to or at sbechar en cara algo a algn

cast

[ˈkɑːst] [cast] (pt, pp)
vt
[+ glance] → jeter; [+ shadow] → projeter
to cast a shadow over sth (fig)jeter une ombre sur qch
to cast one's eye over sth (= look at) → jeter un œil sur qch
to cast doubt on sth → jeter le doute sur qch
to cast a spell on sb (= enchant) → envoûter qn
to cast one's mind back to sth (= remember) → se souvenir de qch
[+ metal] → couler, fondre
[+ statue] → mouler
(in play, film) to cast sb as Hamlet → attribuer à qn le rôle d'Hamlet
to cast a film → distribuer les rôles d'un film
[+ fishing line] → lancer
(in election) to cast one's vote → voter
vi [angler] (= cast line) → lancer sa ligne
n
(= actors) → acteurs mpl
After the play, we met the cast → Après la représentation, nous avons rencontré les acteurs.
(= mould) → moule m
(also plaster cast) → plâtre m
cast aside
vt (= reject) → rejeter
cast off
vi
(in boat)larguer les amarres
(when knitting)arrêter les mailles
vt
[+ stitches] → arrêter
(= get rid of) [+ restrictions] → se débarrasser de
cast on
vt [+ stitches] → monter
vi (when knitting)monter les mailles

cast

vb: pret, ptp <cast>
n
(of dice, net, line)Wurf m
(= mould)(Guss)form f; (= object moulded)Abdruck m; (in metal) → (Ab)guss m
(= plaster cast)Gipsverband m
(Theat) → Besetzung f; cast (in order of appearance)Darsteller pl(in der Reihenfolge ihres Auftritts or Auftretens); the cast includes several famous actorsdas Stück ist mit mehreren berühmten Schauspielern besetzt; who’s in the cast?wer spielt mit?
the cast of somebody’s featuresjds Gesichtsschnitt m; cast of mind or thoughtGesinnung f
(Med: = squint) → schielender Blick; to have a cast in one eyeauf einem Auge schielen
(of worm)aufgeworfene Erde; (of bird)Gewölle nt
(= tinge)Schimmer m
vt
(lit liter, fig: = throw) → werfen; anchor, net, fishing linesauswerfen; horoscopeerstellen; to cast one’s voteseine Stimme abgeben; a picture of the bishop casting his voteein Bild des Bischofs bei der Stimmabgabe; to cast lots(aus)losen; to cast in one’s lot with somebodysich auf jds (acc)Seite stellen; to cast one’s eyes over somethingeinen Blick auf etw (acc)werfen; to cast a critical/sceptical eye on somethingetw kritisch/skeptisch begutachten; to cast a greedy eye or greedy eyes on somethinggierige Blicke auf etw (acc)werfen; to cast the blame on somebodyjdm die Schuld geben, die Schuld auf jdn abwälzen; to cast a shadow (lit, fig)einen Schatten werfen (→ on auf +acc)
(= shed) to cast its skinsich häuten; to cast a shoeein Hufeisen ntverlieren; to cast its feathers (form)sich mausern; to cast its leaves (form)die Blätter abwerfen; to cast its young (form)(Junge) werfen
(Tech, Art) → gießen ? mould1
(Theat) playbesetzen; parts alsoverteilen; he was well/badly castdie Rolle passte gut/schlecht zu ihm; he was cast for the part of Hamleter sollte den Hamlet spielen; I don’t know why they cast him as the villainich weiß nicht, warum sie ihm die Rolle des Schurken gegeben or zugeteilt haben; to cast oneself assich darstellen als
vi
(Fishing) → die Angel auswerfen
(Theat) → die Rollen verteilen, die Besetzung vornehmen

cast

:
cast-off
adj clothesabgelegt attr
castoffs
pl (Brit inf) → abgelegte Kleider pl; she’s one of his cast (fig inf)sie ist eine seiner ausrangierten Freundinnen (inf)

cast

[kɑːst] (cast (vb: pt, pp))
1. n
a. (Fishing) → lancio
b. (mould) → stampo, forma (Med) (plaster cast) → gesso, ingessatura
cast of mind → mentalità f inv
c. (Theatre) → cast m inv
d. (Med) (squint) → strabismo
he has a cast in his right eye → ha l'occhio destro strabico
2. vt
a. (also) (fig) (throw) → gettare; (fishing line) → lanciare; (shadow, light) → gettare, proiettare
to cast doubt on sth → far sorgere dubbi su qc
to cast one's vote (for) → votare (per)
to cast one's eyes over sth → dare un'occhiata a qc
b. (shed) → spogliarsi di; (horseshoe) → perdere
the snake cast its skin → il serpente ha cambiato la pelle
c. (metal) → colare, fondere; (plaster) → gettare; (bronze etc statue) → fondere, gettare
d. (Theatre, Cine) (part) → affidare; (actor) → scritturare, ingaggiare
to cast sb as Hamlet → scegliere qn per la parte di Amleto
cast about for vi + adv + prepcercare di trovare
cast aside vt + adv (reject) → mettere da parte
cast away vt + adv (Naut) to be cast awaynaufragare
cast down vt + adv to be cast downessere giù (di corda), essere depresso/a
cast off
1. vt + adv (Knitting) → diminuire, calare
2. vi + adv (Naut) → levare gli ormeggi, salpare (Knitting) → diminuire, calare
cast on (Knitting)
1. vt + advavviare
2. vi + advavviare (le maglie)
cast out vt + adv (liter) → abbandonare
cast up vt + adv to cast sth up (at sb)rinfacciare qc (a qn)

cast

(kaːst) past tense past participle cast verb
1. to throw. The angler cast his line into the river; These facts cast new light on the matter; She cast him a look of hatred.
2. to get rid of; to take off. Some snakes cast their skins.
3. to shape (metal etc) by pouring into a mould. Metal is melted before it is cast.
4. to give a part in a play etc to. She was cast as Lady Macbeth.
5. to select the actors for (a film etc). The director is casting (the film) tomorrow.
6. to give (a vote). I cast my vote for the younger candidate.
noun
1. a throw. At his third cast he caught a fish.
2. something made by moulding. The doctor put a plaster cast on his broken leg.
3. a mould. The hot metal is poured into a cast.
4. the complete set of actors in a play, opera etc. the whole cast of the play.
5. something that is ejected by certain animals, eg the earthworm. worm casts all over the grass.
ˈcastaway noun
a shipwrecked person.
casting vote
the deciding vote of the chairman of a meeting when the other votes are equally divided.
cast iron
unpurified iron melted and shaped in a mould.
ˈcast-iron adjective
1. made of cast iron. a cast-iron frying-pan.
2. very strong. cast-iron muscles.
ˈcast-off noun, adjective
(a piece of clothing etc) no longer needed. cast-off clothes; I don't want my sister's cast-offs.
cast off
1. to untie (the mooring lines of a boat).
2. (also cast aside) to reject as unwanted.
3. in knitting, to finish (the final row of stitches).
cast on
in knitting, to make the first row of stitches.

cast

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cast

1. n. molde, vaciado;
bronchial ______ bronquial
2. escayola;
plaster ______ de yeso
3. cilindro;
blood ___cilindro hemático;
v.
to put in a ___enyesar, moldear;
to ___ asidedesechar
V.: granular cast

cast

n (ortho) yeso, escayola, (splint) férula; (inflatable) air cast férula inflable, férula hinchable (esp. Esp); removable — escayola desmontable, yeso removible; spica — espica de yeso
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She had cherished her anger till it grew strong and took possession of her, as evil thoughts and feelings always do unless cast out at once.
Hurrying forward, the man stopped at the street crossing and, putting the ladder against the wooden lamp-post, lighted the village lights so that their way was half lighted, half darkened, by the lamps and by the deepening shadows cast by the low-branched trees.
Lines were cast off and the boats moved out into the stream under the influence of the sturdy paddlers.
A casual and indiscriminating observer, in passing, might not cast a second glance upon the figure.
As the credulous and excited traveler related the hazardous chances of the wilderness, the blood of the timid curdled with terror, and mothers cast anxious glances even at those children which slumbered within the security of the largest towns.
The half a dozen cabins scattered along the banks of the North Fork, as if by some overflow of that capricious river, had become augmented during a week of fierce excitement by twenty or thirty others, that were huddled together on the narrow gorge of Devil's Spur, or cast up on its steep sides.
Not improbably he was the best workman of his time; or, perhaps, the Colonel thought it expedient, or was impelled by some better feeling, thus openly to cast aside all animosity against the race of his fallen antagonist.
Not far from the Sea-side, they have a Temple, the Rafters and Beams of which are made of Whale-Bones; for Whales of a monstrous size are oftentimes cast up dead upon that shore.
The cast was made in Newgate, directly after he was taken down.
Th' infernal Serpent; he it was, whose guile Stird up with Envy and Revenge, deceiv'd The Mother of Mankinde, what time his Pride Had cast him out from Heav'n, with all his Host Of Rebel Angels, by whose aid aspiring To set himself in Glory above his Peers, He trusted to have equal'd the most High, If he oppos'd; and with ambitious aim Against the Throne and Monarchy of God Rais'd impious War in Heav'n and Battel proud With vain attempt.
We cast anchor within a league of the town, and made a signal for a pilot.
Waters of the Waingunga, the Man-Pack have cast me out.