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cast·a·way

 (kăst′ə-wā′)
adj.
1. Cast adrift or ashore; shipwrecked.
2. Discarded; thrown away.
n.
1. A shipwrecked person.
2. A rejected or discarded person or thing.

castaway

(ˈkɑːstəˌweɪ)
n
1. a person who has been shipwrecked
2. something thrown off or away; castoff
adj (prenominal)
3. (Nautical Terms) shipwrecked or put adrift
4. thrown away or rejected
vb
(Nautical Terms) (tr, adverb; often passive) to cause (a ship, person, etc) to be shipwrecked or abandoned

cast•a•way

(ˈkæst əˌweɪ, ˈkɑst-)

n.
1. a shipwrecked person.
2. anything cast adrift or thrown away.
3. an outcast.
adj.
4. cast adrift.
5. thrown away.
[1520–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.castaway - a person who is rejected (from society or home)
unfortunate, unfortunate person - a person who suffers misfortune
heretic, misbeliever, religious outcast - a person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the Roman Catholic Church
leper - a pariah who is avoided by others
Harijan, untouchable - belongs to lowest social and ritual class in India
2.castaway - a shipwrecked personcastaway - a shipwrecked person      
abandoned person - someone for whom hope has been abandoned
Translations
النّاجي مِن سَفينَةٍ غارِقَه
trosečník
skibbruden
hajótöröttkitaszított
skipbrotsmaîur

castaway

[ˈkɑːstəweɪ] Nnáufrago/a m/f

castaway

[ˈkɑːstəweɪ] nnaufragé(e) m/f

castaway

n (lit, fig)Schiffbrüchige(r) mf

castaway

[ˈkæstəweɪ] nnaufrago/a

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.