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Part of speech: Verb

To throw; hurl; to project; shed; as, the snake casts its skin; direct or turn; as, cast the eyes; throw violently; as, to cast a prisoner into jail; calculate; as, cast up a bill; form into a certain shape; assign to various actors.

Part of speech: Past tense


Part of speech: Past participle


Part of speech: Participle

To throw the line in angling; receive form or shape in a mold.

Part of speech: Verb

The act of throwing a line, shaping a mold, etc.; the distance to which a thing may be thrown; motion or turn; said of the eye; the form or shape; manner; appearance; as, a cast of countenance; a tinge; as, a cast of green; the company of actors to whom the parts of a play are assigned; an impression or mold.

Part of speech: Noun


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