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noun as in appearance; shade of color

noun as in actors in performance

noun as in molded structure

verb as in throw aside

verb as in emit, give

verb as in calculate

verb as in select for activity

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Other works — such as Ursula von Rydingsvard’s wooden monoliths and Lynda Benglis’s waves cast in bronze — are large but not crushing.

I think that might cast you in a negative light or cause you to reveal some weakness or shortcoming.

Sia, after defending her decision to not cast an autistic actress for Ziegler’s role, promised through her since-deleted Twitter account to pull the restraint scenes and include a warning.

Even Pai’s technical tweaks threatened to cast a pall over the program.

When it came time to cast their ballots, more than 54 percent of South Dakota voters took to the polls in November in favor of a constitutional amendment to legalize the recreational use of marijuana.

Obviously, not all the original cast can come back or even have the desire.

As the months passed and she began to cast the film, I became increasingly excited.

It cast this pall over the movie, which was one of my favorites of last year.

Preheat oven to 375°F. Heat the vegetable oil in a large, high-sided cast iron skillet.

He cast her as Hope, an ex-addict with an impressive pair of fake chompers—the result of years of drug abuse.

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.

The motherly woman received the babe instinctively and cast aside the travelling-rug in which he was enveloped.

Now, the whole Northwest groaned beneath a cast-iron prohibition law at that time, and for some years thereafter.

Mrs. Newbolt was looking away toward the hills, a dreamy cast in her placid face.

He was cast down to think that he might have spared himself the trouble of donning his beautiful yellow doublet from Paris.

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On this page you'll find 371 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cast, such as: casting, ejection, expulsion, fling, null, and heave.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.