Definition of cast :
1. 3d pres. of Cast, for Casteth.
2. A chance, opportunity, privilege, or advantage; specifically, an opportunity of riding; a lift.
3. A flight or a couple or set of hawks let go at one time from the hand.
4. A motion or turn, as of the eye; direction; look; glance; squint.
5. A stoke, touch, or trick.
6. A tendency to any color; a tinge; a shade.
7. A throw of dice; hence, a chance or venture.
8. A tube or funnel for conveying metal into a mold.
9. An impression or mold, taken from a thing or person; amold; a pattern.
10. Contrivance; plot, design.
11. Form; appearence; mien; air; style; as, a peculiar cast of countenance.
12. Four; that is, as many as are thrown into a vessel at once in counting herrings, etc; a warp.
13. of Cast.
14. That which is formed in a mild; esp. a reproduction or copy, as of a work of art, in bronze or plaster, etc.; a casting.
15. That which is throw out or off, shed, or ejected; as, the skin of an insect, the refuse from a hawk's stomach, the excrement of a earthworm.
16. The act of casting in a mold.
17. The act of casting or throwing; a throw.
18. The assignment of parts in a play to the actors.
19. The distance to which a thing is or can be thrown.
20. The thing thrown.
21. To bring forth prematurely; to slink.
22. To calculate; to compute.
23. To cause to fall; to shed; to reflect; to throw; as, to cast a ray upon a screen; to cast light upon a subject.
24. To compute; to reckon; to calculate; as, to cast a horoscope.
25. To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan; as, to cast about for reasons.
26. To contrive; to plan.
27. To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict; as, to be cast in damages.
28. To direct or turn, as the eyes.
29. To dismiss; to discard; to cashier.
30. To drop; to deposit; as, to cast a ballot.
31. To fix, distribute, or allot, as the parts of a play among actors; also to assign ( an actor) for a part.
32. To form into a particular shape, by pouring liquid metal or other material into a mold; to fashion; to found; as, to cast bells, stoves, bullets.
33. To impose; to bestow; to rest.
34. To receive form or shape in a mold.
35. To send or drive by force; to throw; to fling; to hurl; to impel.
36. To stereotype or electrotype.
37. To throw down, as in wrestling.
38. To throw off; to eject; to shed; to lose.
39. To throw out or emit; to exhale.
40. To throw up, as a mound, or rampart.
41. To throw, as a line in angling, esp, with a fly hook.
42. To turn ( the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide; as, a casting voice.
43. To turn the head of a vessel around from the wind in getting under weigh.
44. To vomit.
45. To warp; to become twisted out of shape.
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appearance (part of speech: noun)
represented (part of speech: verb)
categorized (part of speech: verb)
sculpt (part of speech: verb)
sculpture (part of speech: noun)
attribute (part of speech: verb)
propelled (part of speech: verb)
canted, fired, drove, lobbed, catapulted, bunted, heaved, tossed, pelted, impelled, precipitated, threw, driven, hurled, chucked, flicked, rammed, launched, pushed, compelled, projected, bowled, pitched, propelled, shunted, thrown, slung, butted, prodded, shoved, flung, goaded
representation (part of speech: noun)
facsimile, metaphor, depiction, representation, duplication, imitation, bust, model, copy, statue, analogy, illustration, cartoon, carving, silhouette, picture, figurine, snapshot, likeness, pastiche, idol, photograph, impression, approximation, effigy, drawing, portrayal, rendering, outline, miniature, replica
sculpted (part of speech: verb)
propel (part of speech: verb)
fling, pelt, compel, sling, fire, impel, butt, precipitate, chuck, toss, bowl, hurl, cant, catapult, throw, push, goad, thrust, lob, project, heave, propel, launch, bunt, flick, drive, ram, shove, prod, pitch, shunt
order (part of speech: verb)
harmonize, maintain, orchestrate, array, plot, control, form, stabilize, order, program, adjust, separate, type, shape, unify, systematize, collate, stratify, categorize, compose, class, sort, classify, sift, integrate, group, design, plan, normalize, scheme, subordinate, pigeonhole, devise, regulate, schematize, score, arrange, fix, screen, settle, schedule, balance, mediate, organize, grade, unsnarl, right, rank, support, structure, frame, establish, prepare, methodize, rate, chart, marshal, rationalize
represent (part of speech: verb)
attributed (part of speech: verb)
categorize (part of speech: verb)
ordered (part of speech: verb)
harmonized, maintained, orchestrated, arrayed, plotted, controlled, formed, stabilized, ordered, programmed, adjusted, separated, typed, shaped, unified, systematized, collated, stratified, categorized, composed, classed, sorted, classified, sifted, integrated, grouped, designed, planned, normalized, schemed, subordinated, pigeonholed, devised, regulated, schematized, scored, arranged, fixed, screened, settled, scheduled, balanced, mediated, organized, graded, unsnarled, righted, ranked, supported, structured, framed, established, prepared, methodized, rated, charted, marshalled, rationalized
- I must go and cast an eye in that direction. - "Monsieur Cherami", Charles Paul de Kock.
- So you may cast a sheep's eye behind you? - "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
- I asked her what that was, and she said it was something on which to cast one's soul. - "The Visits of Elizabeth", Elinor Glyn.