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1. cast

verb. ['ˈkæst'] put or send forth.

Synonyms

  • contrive
  • send
  • direct
  • project
  • shoot

Antonyms

  • gladden
  • move in
  • move out
  • rest

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Cast

  • lymphoblast
  • unsurpassed
  • contrast
  • lambaste
  • surpassed
  • outlast
  • harassed
  • grassed
  • glassed
  • classed
  • blast
  • amassed
  • aghast
  • vast
  • rast
  • past
  • passed
  • nast
  • mast
  • massed
  • last
  • kast
  • hast
  • gast
  • gassed
  • fast
  • bast
  • assed
  • asked

Example sentences of the word cast


1. Verb, base form
You can also cast a line from the bank right behind the lodge.

2. Noun, singular or mass
I use a cast iron skillet, but you can use a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

3. Verb, past tense
Larger cast iron bathtubs may require more joist or subfloor reinforcement for the tub to be safe to use.

Quotes containing the word cast


1. We must not lose hope. Hope is an anchor to the souls of men. Satan would have us cast away that anchor.
- Ezra Taft Benson

2. I'm so thankful for my family and friends - they're really supportive. Everyone I work with on 'Austin & Ally;' the cast and crew are like my family now. We have so much fun, and I'm so happy they're in my life!
- Laura Marano

3. The friendship of Shostakovich cast a brilliant light over my whole life and whose spiritual qualities captured my soul once and for all time.
- Galina Vishnevskaya

2. cast

noun. ['ˈkæst'] the actors in a play.

Synonyms

  • company
  • gathering
  • cast of characters
  • dramatis personae
  • supporting players
  • assemblage
  • troupe

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • stand still
  • settled
  • descend

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

3. cast

verb. ['ˈkæst'] deposit.

Antonyms

  • switch off

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

4. cast

verb. ['ˈkæst'] select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet.

Synonyms

  • execute
  • miscast
  • assign
  • recast
  • film
  • designate
  • depute
  • stage
  • typecast
  • do
  • represent
  • delegate
  • present

Antonyms

  • stop
  • no-go
  • continual
  • found

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

5. cast

verb. ['ˈkæst'] throw forcefully.

Synonyms

  • hurtle
  • dash
  • crash
  • catapult
  • precipitate
  • hurl
  • bowl
  • sling

Antonyms

  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind
  • back

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

6. cast

noun. ['ˈkæst'] container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.

Synonyms

  • container
  • pig
  • pig bed
  • mould
  • matrix
  • sandbox
  • form

Antonyms

  • convict
  • rehabilitate
  • include
  • necessitate

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

7. cast

verb. ['ˈkæst'] eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.

Synonyms

  • barf
  • be sick
  • upchuck
  • egest
  • vomit
  • pass
  • retch
  • sick
  • puke
  • throw up
  • vomit up
  • disgorge
  • honk
  • excrete
  • purge
  • eliminate
  • cat
  • spue
  • regorge
  • spew
  • regurgitate

Antonyms

  • rise
  • precede
  • advance
  • upgrade

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

8. cast

noun. ['ˈkæst'] a violent throw.

Synonyms

  • throw

Antonyms

  • dematerialise
  • be born

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

9. cast

noun. ['ˈkæst'] the act of throwing dice.

Synonyms

  • natural
  • craps
  • roll

Antonyms

  • recede
  • fail
  • appear
  • prevent

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)

10. cast

noun. ['ˈkæst'] object formed by a mold.

Synonyms

  • cylinder block
  • block
  • engine block
  • casting
  • death mask
  • life mask

Antonyms

  • stay
  • running
  • healthy
  • fit

Etymology

  • casten (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • kasta (Old Norse)
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