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Word meaning cast

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.

Crossword clues for cast

- Acting group
- Assign to a role
- Company of actors
- diffuse
- Eject
- Felines
- Members of a play
- Plaster bandage
- Set of actors
- Shed (skin)
- Team of players
- Throw
- Throw forcefully


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