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cast

noun

1 cast

The actors in a play.

synonyms: cast of characters, dramatis personae.

Roget 176: tendency; aptness, aptitude; proneness, proclivity, bent, turn, tone, bias, set, leaning to, predisposition, inclination, ... show more

Roget 557: sculpture, insculpture; carving etc. v.; statuary.    high relief, low relief, bas relief [Fr.]; relief; relieve; bassorilievo, altorilievo, mezzorilievo; ... show more

Roget 428: color, hue, tint, tinge, dye, complexion, shade, tincture, cast, livery, coloration, glow, flush; tone, ... show more

Roget 32: smallness etc. adj.; littleness etc. (small size) 193; tenuity; paucity; fewness etc. (small number) 103; meanness, ... show more

Polish: obsada



2 cast

Container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.

synonyms: mold, mould.

Dutch: vorm
Polish: blacha, foremka, forma

3 cast

The distinctive form in which a thing is made:
— Pottery of this cast was found throughout the region.

synonyms: mold, mould, stamp.

Roget 240: form, figure, shape; conformation, configuration; make, formation, frame, construction, cut, set, build, trim, cut of one's jib; ... show more

4 cast

The visual appearance of something or someone:
— The delicate cast of his features.

synonyms: form, shape.

Roget 448: appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil [Fr.]; lookout, outlook, prospect, vista, ... show more

Roget 21: copy, facsimile, counterpart, effigies, effigy, form, likeness.    image, picture, photo, xerox, similitude, semblance, ectype, ... show more

Dutch: gedaante, verschijningsvorm

5 cast

Bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal.

synonyms: plaster bandage, plaster cast.

Polish: gips

6 cast

Object formed by a mold.

synonym: casting.

Polish: odlew

7 cast

The act of throwing dice.

synonym: roll.

8 cast

The act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel.

synonym: casting.

Polish: casting

9 cast

A violent throw.

synonym: hurl.

verb

1 cast

Put or send forth:
— Cast a spell.
— Cast a warm light.

synonyms: contrive, project, throw.

Roget 971: condemn, convict, cast, bring home to, find guilty, damn, doom, sign the death warrant, sentence, pass sentence on, attaint, confiscate, proscribe, sequestrate; ... show more

Roget 786: apportion, divide; distribute, administer, dispense; billet, allot, detail, cast, share, mete; portion out, parcel out, dole out; ... show more

Roget 626: plan, scheme, design, frame, contrive, project, forecast, sketch; devise, invent etc. (imagine) 515; set one's wits to work ... show more

Roget 284: propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl; flirt, fillip.    ... show more

2 cast

Deposit.

3 cast

Select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet.

4 cast

Throw forcefully.

synonyms: hurl, hurtle.

Dutch: casten, gooien, neergooien

5 cast

Assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors.

Dutch: toewijzen, smijten, rol, afweren, uitgooien, geven, een, werpen

6 cast

Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment.

synonyms: drift, ramble, range, roam, roll, rove, stray, swan, tramp, vagabond ... show more.

Dutch: rondlopen, vreemdgaan, dolen, wandelen, rondwandelen, dwalen, ronddolen, zwerven

7 cast

Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold:
— Cast a bronze sculpture.

synonyms: mold, mould.

Roget 557: sculpture, carve, cut, chisel, model, mold; cast [Slang].   

Roget 240: form, shape, figure, fashion, efform, carve, cut, chisel, hew, cast; rough hew, rough cast; sketch; block out, ... show more

Dutch: afwerpen

8 cast

Get rid of.

synonyms: cast off, drop, shake off, shed, throw, throw away, throw off.

Roget 784: deliver, hand, pass, put into the hands of; hand over, make over, deliver over, pass over, turn over; assign dower.    present, give away, dispense, dispose of; ... show more

Roget 610: reject; set aside, lay aside; give up; decline etc. (refuse) 764; exclude, except; pluck, spin; cast.    repudiate, ... show more

Roget 73: disperse, scatter, sow, broadcast, disseminate, diffuse, shed, spread, bestrew, overspread, dispense, disband, disembody, ... show more

9 cast

Choose at random:
— Cast lots.

synonym: draw.

Dutch: loten

10 cast

Formulate in a particular style or language:
— She cast her request in very polite language.

synonyms: couch, frame, put, redact.

Roget 308: depress, lower, let down, take down, let down a peg, take down a peg; cast; let drop, let fall; sink, debase, bring low, abase, reduce, ... show more

Dutch: brengen, inkleden

11 cast

Eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

synonyms: barf, be sick, cat, chuck, disgorge, honk, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate ... show more.

Dutch: kotsen, spuwen, vomeren, braken, spugen, overgeven, leegstromen


adjective

Roget 820: affected, characterized, formed, molded, cast; attempered, tempered; framed; predisposed; prone, inclined; having a bias etc. n.; ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Ace bandage, Band-Aid, Platonic form, Platonic idea, a thing for, abandon, abdicate, about ship, account, achromatism, acting company, actor, add, address, adhesive tape, aesthetic form, affinity, age group, aggregate, aim ... show more.

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