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  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors; "Who cast this beautiful movie?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a violent throw Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. the act of throwing dice Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. object formed by a mold Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the actors in a play Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. the distinctive form in which a thing is made; "pottery of this cast was found throughout the region" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. throw forcefully Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold; "cast a bronze sculpture" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  19. 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". Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. To vomit. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  23. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. To direct or turn, as the eyes. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. To drop; to deposit; as, to cast a ballot. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. To throw down, as in wrestling. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. To throw up, as a mound, or rampart. Webster Dictionary DB
  28. To throw off; to eject; to shed; to lose. Webster Dictionary DB
  29. To bring forth prematurely; to slink. Webster Dictionary DB
  30. To throw out or emit; to exhale. Webster Dictionary DB
  31. To cause to fall; to shed; to reflect; to throw; as, to cast a ray upon a screen; to cast light upon a subject. Webster Dictionary DB
  32. To impose; to bestow; to rest. Webster Dictionary DB
  33. To dismiss; to discard; to cashier. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. To compute; to reckon; to calculate; as, to cast a horoscope. Webster Dictionary DB
  35. To contrive; to plan. Webster Dictionary DB
  36. To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict; as, to be cast in damages. Webster Dictionary DB
  37. To turn (the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide; as, a casting voice. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  39. To stereotype or electrotype. Webster Dictionary DB
  40. To fix, distribute, or allot, as the parts of a play among actors; also to assign (an actor) for a part. Webster Dictionary DB
  41. To throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook. Webster Dictionary DB
  42. To turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh. Webster Dictionary DB
  43. To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan; as, to cast about for reasons. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. To calculate; to compute. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. To receive form or shape in a mold. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. To warp; to become twisted out of shape. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. 3d pres. of Cast, for Casteth. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. The act of casting or throwing; a throw. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. The thing thrown. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. The distance to which a thing is or can be thrown. Webster Dictionary DB
  51. A throw of dice; hence, a chance or venture. Webster Dictionary DB
  52. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  53. The act of casting in a mold. Webster Dictionary DB
  54. An impression or mold, taken from a thing or person; amold; a pattern. Webster Dictionary DB
  55. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  56. Form; appearence; mien; air; style; as, a peculiar cast of countenance. Webster Dictionary DB
  57. A tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade. Webster Dictionary DB
  58. A chance, opportunity, privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift. Webster Dictionary DB
  59. The assignment of parts in a play to the actors. Webster Dictionary DB
  60. A flight or a couple or set of hawks let go at one time from the hand. Webster Dictionary DB
  61. A stoke, touch, or trick. Webster Dictionary DB
  62. A motion or turn, as of the eye; direction; look; glance; squint. Webster Dictionary DB
  63. A tube or funnel for conveying metal into a mold. Webster Dictionary DB
  64. Four; that is, as many as are thrown into a vessel at once in counting herrings, etc; a warp. Webster Dictionary DB
  65. Contrivance; plot, design. Webster Dictionary DB
  66. of Cast. Webster Dictionary DB
  67. A squint. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  68. To throw; hurl; to project; shed; as, the snake casts its skin; direct or turn; as, cast the eyes; throw violently; as, to cast a prisoner into jail; calculate; as, cast up a bill; form into a certain shape; assign to various actors. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  69. Cast. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  70. Casting. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  71. To throw the line in angling; receive form or shape in a mold. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  72. The act of throwing a line, shaping a mold, etc.; the distance to which a thing may be thrown; motion or turn; said of the eye; the form or shape; manner; appearance; as, a cast of countenance; a tinge; as, a cast of green; the company of actors to whom the parts of a play are assigned; an impression or mold. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  73. Caster. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  74. 1. An object formed by the solidification of a liquid poured into a mould. 2 A mould of a tubular structure, such as a bronchial tube or a renal tubule, formed by a plastic exudate. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  75. To throw or fling: to throw down: to throw together or reckon: to mould or shape. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  76. To warp:-pa.t. and pa.p. cast. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  77. Act of casting: a throw: the thing thrown: the distance thrown: a motion, turn, or squint, as of the eye: a chance: a mould: the form received from a mould: manner: the assignment of the various parts of a play to the several actors: the company of actors to whom such have been assigned. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  78. A throw; turn; appearance; form given by a mould. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  79. To throw; reckon; mould. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  80. To throw with force; fling; hurl. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  81. To throw off, out, or over; emit; shed; deposit; give; impute. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  82. To shape in a mold; found; stereotype. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  83. To compute; calculate. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  84. To assign, as an actor of a part. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  85. A throw; anything thrown. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  86. An object shaped in a mold. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  87. An impression, as in wax. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  88. A characteristic formation; stamp; shade. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  89. Theat. The distribution of parts to performers. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  90. A hereditary social class, as one of those found in Hindustan. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  91. The act of casting; a throw; the thing thrown; the distance thrown; motion or turn of the eye; direction, look, or glance; a throw of dice; chance; the form into which a thing is cast; a thing so formed; an impression; shape; mould; a tinge; manner or mien; allotment of parts in a play. To cast aside, to dismiss or reject as useless or inconvenient. To cast away, to reject; to waste; to wreck. To cast down, to throw down; to depress. To cast forth, to throw out; to emit. To cast off, to discard. To cast out, to turn out. To cast up, to reckon up; to upbraid; to vomit. To cast one's self on, to resign or yield one's self to the disposal of, without reserve. To cast young, to miscarry. To cast in the tecth, to upbraid; to charge; to twit. To cast off copy, to ascertain how many printed pages will be made out of a manuscript. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  92. To throw, fling, drive, or thrust; to shed; to direct; to discharge; to throw up; to throw down; to condeinn; to compute; to contrive; to assign, as the parts in a play to the actors; to mould; to throw off, as a proof. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  93. To throw, as a line; to reekon accounts; to consider; to receive form or shape; to warp. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  94. To throw or fling; to sow seed; to reject; to reckon; to contrive or plan; to mould or shape, to ponder or weigh, as in the mind. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  95. A throw; the distance passed by a thing thrown; a glance or a turn of the eye; chance or hazard; a form or shape; a tinge; manner; whatever is run into a mould. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  96. To cast aside, to dismiss or reject; to cast away, to reject; to lavish; to cast down, to deject or depress; to cast forth, to throw out; to exhale; to cast off, to discard, or to put away; to cast out, to reject; to throw or turn out; to cast up, to compute; to reckon; to eject or vomit; to cast on, to put or place on, as loops of worsted on wires; to cast one's self on, to resign or yield to the disposal of, without reserve; to cast in the teeth, to upbraid; to blame for; to cast in one's lot with any one, to take the chance; to share the fortune; last-cast, all ventured on one effort. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  97. explicit type conversion foldoc_fs
  98. 3d pers. pres. of Cast, for Casteth. dictgcide_fs
  99. kast, v.t. to throw or fling: to throw off, shed, drop: to throw down: to throw together or reckon: to mould or shape: (B.) to consider, to cast or throw up.--v.i. to warp:--pa.t. and pa.p. cast.--n. act of casting: a throw of anything, as the sounding-lead, a fishing-line: the thing thrown, esp. in angling: the distance thrown: a motion, turn, or squint, as of the eye: a chance: a mould: the form received from a mould: manner, stamp, or quality: a shade of colour, a degree of guilt, &c.: the assignment of the various parts of a play to the several actors: the company of actors to whom such have been assigned.--n. CAST'AWAY, one cast away, an outcast.--adj. worthless, rejected.--adjs. CAST (B.), CAST'ED (Shak.), cast off.--ns. CAST'ING, act of casting or moulding: that which is cast: a mould; CAST'ING-NET, a species of net for fishing; CAST'ING-VOTE, the voice or vote of the president of a meeting, by which he is enabled, when the other votes are equally divided, to cast the balance on the one side or the other; CAST'ING-WEIGHT, the weight which makes the balance cast or turn when exactly poised.--adj. CAST'-OFF, laid aside or rejected.--n. anything thrown aside.--n. CAST'-STEEL, steel that has been melted, cast into ingots, and rolled out into bars.--CAST ABOUT, to contrive, to look about, to search for, as game: (B.) to turn, to go round; CAST A NATIVITY, to make an astrological calculation; CAST ANCHOR, to moor a ship; CAST AN EYE, A GLANCE, to look at; CAST A THING IN ONE'S TEETH, to bring a reproach against some one; CAST AWAY, to wreck, to waste; CAST DOWN, to deject or depress in mind: to turn the eyes downward; CAST LOOSE, to set loose or adrift; CAST UP, to throw up, to bring up anything as a reproach.--BE CAST (law), to be defeated.--THE LAST CAST, the last venture. [Scand.; as Ice. kasta, to throw.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  100. Contortion, Caste-c. in the Eye, see Strabismus. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  101. (cast). Throw (poet. or archaic exc. in spec. uses, as: c. dice; c. a vote, give or deposit it; c. LOTS; c. ashore; c. net, hook, fly; casting-net, one thrown& at once drawn in; c. the LEAD, in sounding; c. anchor; c. in one\'s teeth, reproach him with, that; c. an eye, glance, look; c. a spell on, bewitch; c. light, a shadow, on; c. blame, one\'s cares, upon; c. into prison); overthrow in a lawsuit; throw off, get rid of, lose, (c. not a CLOUT till May be out; c. aside, give up using, abandon; horse casts shoe; snake, deer, c. slough, horns; cow, tree, c. calf, fruit, drop prematurely; c. soldier, policeman, horse, dismiss, reject; c. loose, detach, detach oneself); reekon, calculate, (c. accounts, do sums; c. a column of figures &c., add up; c. a HOROSCOPE or nativity); arrange (c. facts into such a shape; c. actors for parts, parts to actors); form, found, (molten metal) into some shape, (figure &c.) of metal, whence casting n.; c. about, go this way& that in search, devise means, (for, to do, how); c. away, reject, (pass., of ship) be wreeked; c. back, revert; c. down, depress; c. in one\'s lot with, share fortunes of; c. off, abandon, (Knitting) close loops& make selvedge; c. up, calculate. [old Norse] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  102. Throw of missile &c., distance so attained, (archaic); throw, number thrown, at dice, whence chance or try; throw of net, sounding-lead, or fishing-line (also in fishing the fly with hook& gut; & good, bad, &c. place for casting); casual lift in cart &c.; undigested food thrown up by hawk, owl, &c. calculation, adding of columns in account; set of actors taking the parts in play, or the distribution among them; form into which any work is thrown; model made by running molten metal or pressing soft material into mould (also the negative mould itself); twist, inclination, (c. in eye, slight squint); tinge-shade, of colour; type, quality, (esp. c. Oj features, c. of mind). Concise Oxford Dictionary
  103. A mass of moulded plastic material produced by effusion. Casts are named according to their constituents, as Blood, epithelial, fatty, granular, hyaline, mucous, waxy, etc. American pocket medical dictionary.
  104. To shed, get rid of, expel; to throw into a suitable posture for examination or operation. [Dan.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  105. Applied to the eye, a popular name for strabismus or squint. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  106. A tube for conveying metal into a mould. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  107. n. The act of casting; a throw;—the thing thrown;—the distance to which a thing is thrown;—a chance or venture;—act of casting in a mould;—form or shape;—a slight degree of colour as a cast of red;—assignment of parts in a play;—the actors to whom the parts are assigned;—a motion or turn as of the eye; direction; glance. Cabinet Dictionary
  108. The act of casting or throwing, a throw; state of any thing cast or thrown; a stroke, a touch; motion of the eye; the throw of dice; chance from the cast of dice; a mould, a form; a shade, or tendency to any colour; exterior appearance; manner, air, mien; a flight of hawks. Complete Dictionary

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