cast cast  /ˈkæst/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the actors in a play
  2. (n) container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
  3. (n) the distinctive form in which a thing is made
  4. (n) the visual appearance of something or someone
  5. (n) bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
  6. (n) object formed by a mold
  7. (n) the act of throwing dice
  8. (n) the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
  9. (n) a violent throw
  10. (v) put or send forth
  11. (v) deposit
  12. (v) select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet
  13. (v) throw forcefully
  14. (v) assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
  15. (v) move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
  16. (v) form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
  17. (v) get rid of
  18. (v) choose at random
  19. (v) formulate in a particular style or language
  20. (v) eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Usage(s):

  1. But if you think the heft of the material had any effect on the seriousness with which the all-star ensemble cast prepared for their roleswell, you'd be right.
  2. The cast of Seinfeld is reuniting.
  3. The cast is casually unclothed.

News

  1. Fannett's 'Big Lou' cast fishing line clear across Astrodome

    Fannett's 'Big Lou' cast fishing line clear across Astrodome Beaumont Enterprise Copyright 2013 Beaumont Enterprise. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Published 9:22 am, Tuesday, June 11, 2013 The rod swings about 270 degrees while a bat or a golf club will cycle almost completely in a circle. On the other side of the Astrodome ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Beaumont Enterprise

  2. ‘Awkward.’ cast dishes on tonight’s mid-season finale and one ‘pivotal’ moment

    The cast of Awkward. was hard at work on the second half of their third season when EW hit the set
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Entertainment Weekly

  3. Cast of Matilda The Musical Performs on "Late Show with David Letterman" June 11

    The cast of Matilda The Musical, winner of four 2013 Tony Awards, will perform on the June 11 broadcast of "The Late Show with David Letterman."
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Playbill

Quotes

  1. "If I could handpick a replacement of a football guy, I would cast a net and drag in Jon Gruden," Kornheiser said. "He is the two things you most want -- smart and funny -- and has the two things I don't -- good hair and a tan."
    on May 18, 2009 By: Tony Kornheiser Source: Washington Post

  2. "No matter how they cast their votes, all Americans can be proud of the history that was made," Bush said.
    on Nov 5, 2008 By: President Bush Source: ABC News

  3. As the Supreme Court explained, however, the Second Amendment "is not unlimited," and its ruling in Heller "should [not] be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Antonin Scalia Source: Leagle.com

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