cast

Part of speech: noun

A squint.

Part of speech: verb

To throw with force; fling; hurl.

Part of speech: verb

To throw off, out, or over; emit; shed; deposit; give; impute.

Part of speech: verb

To shape in a mold; found; stereotype.

Part of speech: verb

To compute; calculate.

Part of speech: verb

To assign, as an actor of a part.

Part of speech: noun

A throw; anything thrown.

Part of speech: noun

An object shaped in a mold.

Part of speech: noun

An impression, as in wax.

Part of speech: noun

A characteristic formation; stamp; shade.

Part of speech: noun

Theat. The distribution of parts to performers.

Part of speech: noun

A hereditary social class, as one of those found in Hindustan.

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Usage examples "cast":

  1. They gave a wide cast to that word. - "Foes", Mary Johnston.
  2. " Things are very quiet; nothing doing at the store to- day," he explained with a cast- down air. - "'Twixt Land & Sea", Joseph Conrad.
  3. Then I am to be cast off. - "The Philanderer", George Bernard Shaw.