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KK Pronunciation

〔 kæst 〕


〔 kɑːst 〕

Overview of noun cast

The noun cast has 9 senses

  • cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae -- (the actors in a play)

  • mold, mould, cast -- (container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens)

  • cast, mold, mould, stamp -- (the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region")

  • form, shape, cast -- (the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features")

  • cast, plaster cast, plaster bandage -- (bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal)

  • cast, casting -- (object formed by a mold)

  • cast, roll -- (the act of throwing dice)

  • casting, cast -- (the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel)

  • hurl, cast -- (a violent throw)

Overview of verb cast

The verb cast has 11 senses

  • 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")

  • cast -- (deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot")

  • 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")

  • hurl, hurtle, cast -- (throw forcefully)

  • cast -- (assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?")

  • 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")

  • cast, mold, mould -- (form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture")

  • 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")

  • draw, cast -- (choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots")

  • 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")

  • 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")