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'cast' - used as an adjective
1. (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold

'cast' - used as a noun
2. the actors in a play
3. container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens
4. the distinctive form in which a thing is made
pottery of this cast was found throughout the region
5. the visual appearance of something or someone
the delicate cast of his features
6. bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal
7. object formed by a mold
8. the act of throwing dice
9. the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
10. a violent throw

'cast' - used as a verb
11. put or send forth
cast a spell
cast a warm light
12. deposit
cast a vote
cast a ballot
13. 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
14. throw forcefully
15. assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors
Who cast this beautiful movie?
16. move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment
17. form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold
cast a bronze sculpture
18. get rid of
19. choose at random
cast lots
20. formulate in a particular style or language
She cast her request in very polite language
21. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

derived forms
1. Cast / Plural
casts
2. Cast / Past
cast
3. Cast / Third Person
casts
4. Cast / Present Participle
casting
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