Synonyms for cast

Synonyms for (noun) cast

Synonyms: hurl, cast

Definition: a violent throw

Similar words: throw

Definition: the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)

Usage: the catcher made a good throw to second base


Synonyms: cast, casting

Definition: the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel

Similar words: sportfishing, fishing

Definition: the act of someone who fishes as a diversion


Synonyms: roll, cast

Definition: the act of throwing dice

Similar words: throw

Definition: casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly

Usage: he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice


Synonyms: cast, casting

Definition: object formed by a mold

Similar words: copy

Definition: a thing made to be similar or identical to another thing

Usage: she made a copy of the designer dress; the clone was a copy of its ancestor


Synonyms: cast, plaster bandage, plaster cast

Definition: bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal

Similar words: bandage, patch

Definition: a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body


Synonyms: mold, mould, cast

Definition: container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens

Similar words: container

Definition: any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)


Synonyms: form, cast, shape

Definition: the visual appearance of something or someone

Usage: the delicate cast of his features

Similar words: visual aspect, appearance

Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing


Synonyms: dramatis personae, cast, cast of characters

Definition: the actors in a play

Similar words: gathering, assemblage

Definition: a group of persons together in one place


Synonyms: mould, mold, cast, stamp

Definition: the distinctive form in which a thing is made

Usage: pottery of this cast was found throughout the region

Similar words: solid

Definition: a three-dimensional shape

Synonyms for (verb) cast

Synonyms: upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk

Definition: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth

Usage: After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Similar words: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate

Definition: eliminate from the body

Usage: Pass a kidney stone


Synonyms: frame, couch, put, redact, cast

Definition: formulate in a particular style or language

Usage: I wouldn't put it that way; She cast her request in very polite language

Similar words: phrase, word, give voice, articulate, formulate

Definition: put into words or an expression

Usage: He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees


Synonyms: draw, cast

Definition: choose at random

Usage: draw a card; cast lots

Similar words: go, move

Definition: have a turn; make one's move in a game

Usage: Can I go now?


Synonyms: cast, hurl, hurtle

Definition: throw forcefully

Similar words: throw

Definition: propel through the air

Usage: throw a frisbee


Synonyms: shake off, shed, drop, cast, cast off, throw, throw away, throw off

Definition: get rid of

Usage: he shed his image as a pushy boss; shed your clothes

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: cast, contrive, throw, project

Definition: put or send forth

Usage: She threw the flashlight beam into the corner; The setting sun threw long shadows; cast a spell; cast a warm light

Similar words: send, direct

Definition: cause to go somewhere

Usage: The explosion sent the car flying in the air; She sent her children to camp; He directed all his energies into his dissertation


Synonyms: cast, mould, mold

Definition: form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold

Usage: cast a bronze sculpture

Similar words: forge, form, mold, mould, shape, work

Definition: make something, usually for a specific function

Usage: She molded the rice balls carefully; Form cylinders from the dough; shape a figure; Work the metal into a sword


Synonyms: cast

Definition: select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet

Usage: He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign

Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)


Synonyms: tramp, swan, stray, drift, cast, roam, ramble, range, vagabond, wander, roll, rove

Definition: move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or employment

Usage: 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; They rolled from town to town

Similar words: go, locomote, travel, move

Definition: change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

Usage: How fast does your new car go?; We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus; The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect; The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell; news travelled fast


Synonyms: cast

Definition: deposit

Usage: cast a vote; cast a ballot

Similar words: give

Definition: convey or reveal information

Usage: Give one's name


Synonyms: cast

Definition: assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors

Usage: Who cast this beautiful movie?

Similar words: delegate, depute, designate, assign

Definition: give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)