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  • as insearch
  • as inseek
  • as ingrabble
  • as inflounder
  • as inforage
  • as ingrope
  • as inhunt

synonyms for cast about

  • check
  • comb
  • examine
  • explore
  • go through
  • hunt
  • hunt for
  • inspect
  • investigate
  • look
  • probe
  • ransack
  • scan
  • scour
  • scout
  • scrutinize
  • seek
  • sift
  • beat
  • ferret
  • forage
  • frisk
  • grope
  • grub
  • inquire
  • prospect
  • pry
  • quest
  • rake
  • root
  • rummage
  • study
  • beat about
  • chase after
  • go in quest of
  • go over with a fine-tooth comb
  • gun for
  • leave no stone unturned
  • look for
  • look high and low
  • look over
  • poke into
  • rifle through
  • run down
  • shake down
  • smell around
  • track down
  • turn inside out
  • turn upside down
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  • ignore
  • neglect
  • overlook
  • cover
  • find
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    How to use cast about in a sentence

    They are so rich in harmony, so weird, so wild, that when you hear them you are like a sea-weed cast upon the bosom of the ocean.
    MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
    The motherly woman received the babe instinctively and cast aside the travelling-rug in which he was enveloped.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.
    RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
    Mrs. Newbolt was looking away toward the hills, a dreamy cast in her placid face.
    THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
    He was cast down to think that he might have spared himself the trouble of donning his beautiful yellow doublet from Paris.
    ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
    Happening to cast his eyes that way, he saw a light where he had never seen one before—in the little unused chapel.
    ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
    Aristide glowingly accepted the invitation and cast a look of triumph around the café.
    THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
    Cast the beam from thine eye before noticing the mote in that of thy neighbour.
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This man doth not cast out devils but by Beelzebub, the prince of devils.
    SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
    Much glamour has been cast upon the names of Solomon and David by their alleged writings.
    GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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