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Cast Definition

(imp. & p. p.) of Cast

(v. t.) To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel.

(v. t.) To direct or turn, as the eyes.

(v. t.) To drop; to deposit; as, to cast a ballot.

(v. t.) To throw down, as in wrestling.

(v. t.) To throw up, as a mound, or rampart.

(v. t.) To throw off; to eject; to shed; to lose.

(v. t.) To bring forth prematurely; to slink.

(v. t.) To throw out or emit; to exhale.

(v. t.) To cause to fall; to shed; to reflect; to throw; as, to cast a ray upon a screen; to cast light upon a subject.

(v. t.) To impose; to bestow; to rest.

(v. t.) To dismiss; to discard; to cashier.

(v. t.) To compute; to reckon; to calculate; as, to cast a horoscope.

(v. t.) To contrive; to plan.

(v. t.) To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict; as, to be cast in damages.

(v. t.) To turn (the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide; as, a casting voice.

(v. t.) 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.

(v. t.) To stereotype or electrotype.

(v. t.) To fix, distribute, or allot, as the parts of a play among actors; also to assign (an actor) for a part.

(v. i.) To throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook.

(v. i.) To turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh.

(v. i.) To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan; as, to cast about for reasons.

(v. i.) To calculate; to compute.

(v. i.) To receive form or shape in a mold.

(v. i.) To warp; to become twisted out of shape.

(v. i.) To vomit.

() 3d pres. of Cast, for Casteth.

(n.) The act of casting or throwing; a throw.

(n.) The thing thrown.

(n.) The distance to which a thing is or can be thrown.

(n.) A throw of dice; hence, a chance or venture.

(n.) That which is throw out or off, shed, or ejected; as, the skin of an insect, the refuse from a hawk's stomach, the excrement of a earthworm.

(n.) The act of casting in a mold.

(n.) An impression or mold, taken from a thing or person; amold; a pattern.

(n.) 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.

(n.) Form; appearence; mien; air; style; as, a peculiar cast of countenance.

(n.) A tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade.

(n.) A chance, opportunity, privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift.

(n.) The assignment of parts in a play to the actors.

(n.) A flight or a couple or set of hawks let go at one time from the hand.

(n.) A stoke, touch, or trick.

(n.) A motion or turn, as of the eye; direction; look; glance; squint.

(n.) A tube or funnel for conveying metal into a mold.

(n.) Four; that is, as many as are thrown into a vessel at once in counting herrings, etc; a warp.

(n.) Contrivance; plot, design.