Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cast

9 senses of cast

Sense 1
cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae -- (the actors in a play)
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 2
mold, mould, cast -- (container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens)
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

Sense 3
cast, mold, mould, stamp -- (the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region")
       => solid -- (a three-dimensional shape)

Sense 4
form, shape, cast -- (the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features")
       => appearance, visual aspect -- (outward or visible aspect of a person or thing)

Sense 5
cast, plaster cast, plaster bandage -- (bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal)
       => bandage, patch -- (a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body)

Sense 6
cast, casting -- (object formed by a mold)
       => copy -- (a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing; "she made a copy of the designer dress"; "the clone was a copy of its ancestor")

Sense 7
cast, roll -- (the act of throwing dice)
       => throw -- (casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice")

Sense 8
casting, cast -- (the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel)
       => fishing, sportfishing -- (the act of someone who fishes as a diversion)

Sense 9
hurl, cast -- (a violent throw)
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb cast

11 senses of cast

Sense 1
project, cast, contrive, throw -- (put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light")
       => send, direct -- (cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation")

Sense 2
cast -- (deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot")
       => give -- (convey or reveal information; "Give one's name")

Sense 3
cast -- (select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet; "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 4
hurl, hurtle, cast -- (throw forcefully)
       => throw -- (propel through the air; "throw a frisbee")
          Phrasal Verb-> cast anchor#1

Sense 5
cast -- (assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?")
       => delegate, designate, depute, assign -- (give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person))

Sense 6
roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond -- (move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment; "The gypsies roamed the woods"; "roving vagabonds"; "the wandering Jew"; "The cattle roam across the prairie"; "the laborers drift from one town to the next"; "They rolled from town to town")
       => travel, go, move, locomote -- (change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically; "How fast does your new car go?"; "We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus"; "The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect"; "The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell"; "news travelled fast")

Sense 7
cast, mold, mould -- (form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture")
       => shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge -- (make something, usually for a specific function; "She molded the rice balls carefully"; "Form cylinders from the dough"; "shape a figure"; "Work the metal into a sword")

Sense 8
shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop -- (get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 9
draw, cast -- (choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots")
       => move, go -- (have a turn; make one's move in a game; "Can I go now?")

Sense 10
frame, redact, cast, put, couch -- (formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language")
       => give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate -- (put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees")

Sense 11
vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up -- (eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night")
       => excrete, egest, eliminate, pass -- (eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone")

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