- 1. cast, cast of characters, dramatis personae, gathering, assemblage
- usage: the actors in a play
- 2. mold, mould, cast, container
- usage: container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
- 3. cast, mold, mould, stamp, solid
- usage: the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
- 4. form, shape, cast, appearance, visual aspect
- usage: the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features"
- 5. cast, plaster cast, plaster bandage, bandage, patch
- usage: bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
- 6. cast, casting, copy
- usage: object formed by a mold
- 7. cast, roll, throw
- usage: the act of throwing dice
- 8. casting, cast, fishing, sportfishing
- usage: the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
- 9. hurl, cast, throw
- usage: a violent throw
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- 1. project, cast, contrive, throw, send, direct
- usage: 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"
- 2. cast, give
- usage: deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
- 3. cast, delegate, designate, depute, assign
- usage: 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"
- 4. hurl, hurtle, cast, throw
- usage: throw forcefully
- 5. cast, delegate, designate, depute, assign
- usage: assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
- 6. roll, wander, swan, stray, tramp, roam, cast, ramble, rove, range, drift, vagabond, travel, go, move, locomote
- usage: 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"
- 7. cast, mold, mould, shape, form, work, mold, mould, forge
- usage: form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture"
- 8. shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop, remove, take, take away, withdraw
- usage: get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
- 9. draw, cast, move, go
- usage: choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots"
- 10. frame, redact, cast, put, couch, give voice, formulate, word, phrase, articulate
- usage: formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
- 11. vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up, excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
- usage: 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"
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