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re·cast

 (rē-kăst′)
tr.v. re·cast, re·cast·ing, re·casts
1. To mold again: recast a bell.
2. To set down or present (ideas, for example) in a new or different arrangement: recast a sentence.
3. To change the cast of (a play or film, for example): After bad reviews, the director recast the play before the production moved to Broadway.
4.
a. To reassign (an acting role) to a new actor: After the star performer broke an arm, the director decided to recast the lead.
b. To assign a new part to (an actor): The director recast a member of the chorus to a speaking role.
n. (rē′kăst′)
1. The act or process of recasting.
2. Something produced by recasting.

recast

(riːˈkɑːst)
vb (tr) , -casts, -casting or -cast
1. (often foll by as) to give (someone or something) a new role, function, or character: recast themselves as moderate and kind.
2. (Theatre) (often foll by as) to cast (an actor or actress) again or in a different part
3. (Film) (often foll by as) to cast (an actor or actress) again or in a different part
4. (Broadcasting) (often foll by as) to cast (an actor or actress) again or in a different part
5. (Theatre) to cast new actors or actresses for a production of (a play, film, etc)
6. (Film) to cast new actors or actresses for a production of (a play, film, etc)
7. (Broadcasting) to cast new actors or actresses for a production of (a play, film, etc)

re•cast

(v. riˈkæst, -ˈkɑst; n. ˈriˌkæst, -ˌkɑst)

v. -cast, -cast•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to cast again or anew.
2. to form, fashion, or arrange again.
3. to remodel or reconstruct (a literary work, sentence, etc.).
4. to provide (a play, role, etc.) with a different cast or performer.
n.
5. a recasting.
6. a new form produced by recasting.
[1890–95]

recast


Past participle: recast
Gerund: recasting

Imperative
recast
recast
Present
I recast
you recast
he/she/it recasts
we recast
you recast
they recast
Preterite
I recast
you recast
he/she/it recast
we recast
you recast
they recast
Present Continuous
I am recasting
you are recasting
he/she/it is recasting
we are recasting
you are recasting
they are recasting
Present Perfect
I have recast
you have recast
he/she/it has recast
we have recast
you have recast
they have recast
Past Continuous
I was recasting
you were recasting
he/she/it was recasting
we were recasting
you were recasting
they were recasting
Past Perfect
I had recast
you had recast
he/she/it had recast
we had recast
you had recast
they had recast
Future
I will recast
you will recast
he/she/it will recast
we will recast
you will recast
they will recast
Future Perfect
I will have recast
you will have recast
he/she/it will have recast
we will have recast
you will have recast
they will have recast
Future Continuous
I will be recasting
you will be recasting
he/she/it will be recasting
we will be recasting
you will be recasting
they will be recasting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recasting
you have been recasting
he/she/it has been recasting
we have been recasting
you have been recasting
they have been recasting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recasting
you will have been recasting
he/she/it will have been recasting
we will have been recasting
you will have been recasting
they will have been recasting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recasting
you had been recasting
he/she/it had been recasting
we had been recasting
you had been recasting
they had been recasting
Conditional
I would recast
you would recast
he/she/it would recast
we would recast
you would recast
they would recast
Past Conditional
I would have recast
you would have recast
he/she/it would have recast
we would have recast
you would have recast
they would have recast
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.recast - cast again, in a different role; "He was recast as Iago"
performing arts - arts or skills that require public performance
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"
2.recast - cast again; "The bell cracked and had to be recast"
mould, mold, cast - form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
3.recast - cast or model anew; "She had to recast her image to please the electorate in her home state"
redo, refashion, remake, make over - make new; "She is remaking her image"
Translations

recast

[ˈriːˈkɑːst] (recast (pt, pp))
A. VT
1. (Theat) [+ play] → hacer un nuevo reparto para
2. (Tech) → refundir
B. N (Tech) → refundición f

recast

vt
(Metal) → neu gießen, umgießen
play, filmeine neue Besetzung wählen für; parts, rolesumbesetzen, neu besetzen
(= rewrite)umformen
n (Metal) → Neuguss m, → Umguss m

recast

[ˌriːˈkɑːst] vt
a. (play, film) → cambiare il cast di; (actor) → dare una parte diversa a; (part) → dare ad un altro attore
b. (rewrite, sentence) → rimaneggiare
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