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cast
Part of Speech: imperfect, past participle
Results: 45
1. of Cast.
Part of Speech: noun
8. That which is formed in a mild; esp. a reproduction or copy, as of a work of art, in bronze or plaster, etc.; a casting.
9. Form; appearence; mien; air; style; as, a peculiar cast of countenance.
10. A tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade.
11. A chance, opportunity, privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift.
12. The assignment of parts in a play to the actors.
13. A flight or a couple or set of hawks let go at one time from the hand.
14. A stoke, touch, or trick.
16. A tube or funnel for conveying metal into a mold.
17. Four; that is, as many as are thrown into a vessel at once in counting herrings, etc; a warp.
18. Contrivance; plot, design.
19. 3d pres. of Cast, for Casteth.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook.
3. To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan; as, to cast about for reasons.
4. To calculate; to compute.
6. To warp; to become twisted out of shape.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To vomit.
3. To direct or turn, as the eyes.
4. To drop; to deposit; as, to cast a ballot.
8. To bring forth prematurely; to slink.
10. To cause to fall; to shed; to reflect; to throw; as, to cast a ray upon a screen; to cast light upon a subject.
13. To compute; to reckon; to calculate; as, to cast a horoscope.
14. To contrive; to plan.
15. To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict; as, to be cast in damages.
16. To turn ( the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide; as, a casting voice.
17. To form into a particular shape, by pouring liquid metal or other material into a mold; to fashion; to found; as, to cast bells, stoves, bullets.
18. To stereotype or electrotype.
19. To fix, distribute, or allot, as the parts of a play among actors; also to assign ( an actor) for a part.
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