Definition of CAST

noun : CAST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens ;

  • 4. (

    ) the visual appearance of something or someone; "the delicate cast of his features" ;

  • 8. (

    ) the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel ;

verb : CAST

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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. (

    ) deposit; "cast a vote"; "cast a ballot" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

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

  • 7. (

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

  • 9. (

    ) choose at random; "draw a card"; "cast lots" ;