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Another word for cast

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Verb
  1. To send through the air with a motion of the hand or arm

      1. A rapid, persistent chemical change that releases heat and light and is accompanied by flame, especially the exothermic oxidation of a combustible substance:
      2. A specific instance of this change that destroys something:
      3. A burning fuel:
      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To propel through the air with a motion of the hand or arm.
      2. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
      3. To cause to move with great force or speed; propel or displace:
      1. A weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a stone is whirled and then let fly.
      2. A slingshot.
      3. A band suspended from the neck to support an injured arm or hand.
      1. Easily startled; timid:
      2. Tending to avoid contact or familiarity with others; retiring or reserved:
      3. Characterized by reserve or diffidence:
      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To throw or propel with force; hurl:
      2. To set or thrust (a self-propelled craft or projectile) in motion:
      3. To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
      1. To move with or as if with great speed:
      2. To fling with great force; hurl.
      1. To throw with great force; fling.
      2. To cause to move with great force or violence:
      3. To send with great vigor; thrust:
      1. To raise or lift, especially with great effort or force:
      2. To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl:
      3. To throw or toss:
      1. To throw with violence:
      2. To put or send suddenly or unexpectedly:
      3. To engage (oneself) in an activity with abandon and energy.
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. A slender, pointed missile, often having tail fins, thrown by hand, shot from a blowgun, or expelled by an exploding bomb.
      2. A game in which such missiles are thrown at a target.
      3. An object likened to such a missile.
    See also:

    move

  2. To move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      1. To focus one's aim; to zoom in and center on something.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place:
      2. To put into a specified state:
      3. To cause to begin an action:
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
      2. To supervise or oversee (an activity or process):
      3. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
    See also:

    seek

  3. To send out heat, light, or energy

      1. To propel through the air with a motion of the hand or arm.
      2. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
      3. To cause to move with great force or speed; propel or displace:
      1. To have (a growth or covering) be disconnected or fall off by a natural process:
      2. To rid oneself of (something not wanted or needed):
      3. To take off (an article of clothing).
      1. To send out rays or waves.
      2. To issue or emerge in rays or waves:
      3. To extend in straight lines from or toward a center; diverge or converge like rays:
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. To expose to radiation.
      2. To treat with radiation:
      3. To shed light on; illuminate.
      1. To give or send out (matter or energy):
      2. To give out as sound; utter:
      3. To voice; express:
    See also:

    move

  4. To form a strategy for

      1. (with object after out) To calculate.
      2. To make sense of.
      3. To smooth.
      1. To plan a strategy for (a business or financial venture, for example).
      2. To determine strategies; plan.
      1. A systematic plan of action:
      2. A secret or devious plan; a plot:
      3. An orderly plan or arrangement of related parts:
      1. An undertaking requiring concerted effort:
      2. An extensive task undertaken by a student or group of students to apply, illustrate, or supplement classroom lessons.
      3. A plan or proposal for accomplishing something.
      1. An orderly or step-by-step conception or proposal for accomplishing an objective:
      2. A proposed or intended course of action:
      3. A systematic arrangement of elements or important parts; a configuration or outline:
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      1. A structure that gives shape or support:
      2. The structure or physique of a human or animal body:
      3. An open structure or rim for encasing, holding, or bordering:
      1. To state as or reduce to a formula.
      2. To express in systematic terms or concepts.
      3. To devise or invent:
      1. To form, plan, or arrange in the mind; design or contrive:
      2. To transmit or give (real property) by will.
      3. To suppose; imagine.
      1. To conceive or fashion in the mind; invent:
      2. To formulate a plan for; devise:
      3. To make a graphic or schematic representation of (something), especially as a plan for its structure:
      1. To plan with cleverness or ingenuity; devise:
      2. To invent or fabricate, especially by improvisation:
      3. To plan with evil intent; scheme:
      1. To become pregnant with (offspring):
      2. To form or develop in the mind:
      3. To apprehend mentally; understand:
      1. A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
      2. An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
      3. A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
      1. A contact print of a drawing or other image rendered as white lines on a blue background, especially such a print of an architectural plan or technical drawing.
      2. A mechanical drawing produced by any of various similar photographic processes, such as one that creates blue or black lines on a white background.
      3. A detailed plan of action.
    See also:

    planned

  5. To ascertain by mathematics

    See also:

    reason

  6. To combine (figures) to form a sum

      1. To make or combine into a total.
      1. An amount obtained by addition; a sum.
      2. The whole amount of something; the entirety:
      3. Of, relating to, or constituting the whole amount; entire:
      1. A small child.
      2. A small amount, as of liquor.
      1. An amount obtained as a result of adding numbers.
      2. An arithmetic problem:
      3. The whole amount, quantity, or number; an aggregate:
      1. The lower extremity of the vertebrate leg that is in direct contact with the ground in standing or walking.
      2. A structure used for locomotion or attachment in an invertebrate animal, such as the muscular organ extending from the ventral side of a mollusk.
      3. The lowest part; the bottom:
      1. To join or combine (numbers) through addition:
      2. To join or unite so as to increase in size, quantity, quality, or scope:
      3. To say or write further.
    See also:

    increase

Noun
  1. An act of throwing

      1. To throw lightly or casually or with a sudden jerk:
      2. To throw or propel upward:
      3. To throw or propel to the ground:
      1. To propel through the air with a motion of the hand or arm.
      2. To propel or discharge into the air by any means:
      3. To cause to move with great force or speed; propel or displace:
      1. A weapon consisting of a looped strap in which a stone is whirled and then let fly.
      2. A slingshot.
      3. A band suspended from the neck to support an injured arm or hand.
      1. Easily startled; timid:
      2. Tending to avoid contact or familiarity with others; retiring or reserved:
      3. Characterized by reserve or diffidence:
      1. Any of various thick, dark, sticky substances obtained from the distillation residue of coal tar, wood tar, or petroleum and used for waterproofing, roofing, caulking, and paving.
      2. Any of various natural bitumens, such as mineral pitch or asphalt.
      3. A resin derived from the sap of various coniferous trees, as the pines.
      1. To throw or propel with force; hurl:
      2. To set or thrust (a self-propelled craft or projectile) in motion:
      3. To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
      1. To throw with great force; fling.
      2. To cause to move with great force or violence:
      3. To send with great vigor; thrust:
      1. To raise or lift, especially with great effort or force:
      2. To throw (a heavy object) with great effort; hurl:
      3. To throw or toss:
      1. To throw with violence:
      2. To put or send suddenly or unexpectedly:
      3. To engage (oneself) in an activity with abandon and energy.
    See also:

    move

  2. A disposition of the facial features that conveys meaning, feeling, or mood

      1. The face or facial expression of a person; countenance.
      2. Appearance; aspect:
      1. To employ one's sight, especially in a given direction or on a given object:
      2. To search:
      3. To turn one's glance or gaze:
      1. The surface of the front of the head from the top of the forehead to the base of the chin and from ear to ear.
      2. A person:
      3. A person's countenance:
      1. The act of expressing, conveying, or representing in words, art, music, or movement; a manifestation:
      2. Something that expresses or communicates:
      3. A symbol or combination of symbols that represents a quantity or a relationship between quantities.
      1. Appearance, especially the expression of the face:
      2. The face or facial features.
      3. A look or expression indicative of encouragement or of moral support.
      1. A way in which something can be viewed by the mind:
      2. A characteristic or feature of something:
      3. A particular look or facial expression; mien:
    See also:

    express

  3. A hollow device for shaping a fluid or plastic substance

      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. A situation or surrounding substance within which something else originates, develops, or is contained:
      2. The womb.
      3. The formative cells or tissue of a specialized structure such as a hair, nail, claw, or tooth.
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
    See also:

    surface

  4. The external outline of a thing

      1. The characteristic surface configuration of a thing; an outline or contour:
      2. Spatial form, contour, or appearance:
      3. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal:
      1. A usually repeating artistic or decorative design:
      2. A natural or accidental arrangement or sequence:
      3. A plan, diagram, or model to be followed in making things:
      1. The shape and structure of an object:
      2. The body or outward appearance of a person or an animal; figure:
      3. A model of the human figure or part of it used for displaying clothes.
      1. A written or printed symbol representing something other than a letter, especially a number.
      2. Mathematical calculations:
      3. An amount represented in numbers:
      1. The structural arrangement of atoms in a compound or molecule.
      2. The way in which a computer system or network is set up or connected.
      3. Gestalt.
    See also:

    surface

  5. A class that is defined by the common attribute or attributes possessed by all its members

      1. The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded:
      2. The ability or power to persuade:
      3. A strongly held opinion; a conviction:
      1. The quality or condition of being various or varied; diversity:
      2. A number or collection of varied things, especially of a particular group; an assortment:
      3. Something that is distinguished from others of the same kind by a specific characteristic or set of characteristics:
      1. A number of people or things having in common traits or characteristics that distinguish them as a group or class:
      2. A person or thing having the features of a group or class:
      3. An example or a model having the ideal features of a group or class; an embodiment:
      1. A long narrow band distinguished, as by color or texture, from the surrounding material or surface.
      2. A textile pattern of parallel bands or lines on a contrasting background.
      3. A fabric having such a pattern.
      1. To bring down (the foot) forcibly.
      2. To bring the foot down onto (an object or surface) forcibly.
      3. To cause to be dislodged by stomping the feet:
      1. A group of closely related organisms that are very similar to each other and are usually capable of interbreeding and producing fertile offspring. The species is the fundamental category of taxonomic classification, ranking below a genus or subgenus. Species names are represented in binomial nomenclature by an uncapitalized Latin adjective or noun following a capitalized genus name, as in Ananas comosus, the pineapple, and Equus caballus, the horse.
      2. A class of individuals or objects grouped by virtue of their common attributes and assigned a common name; a division subordinate to a genus.
      3. A set of atoms, molecules, ions, or other chemical entities that possess the same distinct characteristics with respect to a chemical process or measurement.
      1. A group of persons or things of the same general character; a kind.
      2. Character or nature:
      3. One that exemplifies the characteristics of or serves a similar function to another:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. The material world and its phenomena:
      2. The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
      3. The world of living things and the outdoors:
      1. A hollow form or matrix for shaping a fluid or plastic substance.
      2. A frame or model around or on which something is formed or shaped.
      3. Something that is made in or shaped on a mold.
      1. A way of doing something or the way in which a thing is done or happens:
      2. A way of acting; bearing or behavior:
      3. The socially correct way of acting; etiquette:
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
      2. Agreeable or beneficial:
      1. Type or kind:
      2. The same. Used following a name to indicate that the one named resides in an area bearing the same name:
      1. A branching, hair-like structure that grows on the wings of birds that allows their wings to create lift.
      2. Long hair on the lower legs of a dog or horse, especially a draft horse, notably the Clydesdale breed. Narrowly only the rear hair.
      3. One of the fins or wings on the shaft of an arrow.
      1. The act, process, or technique of describing.
      2. A statement or an account describing something:
      3. A pictorial representation:
      1. To produce (offspring); give birth to or hatch.
      2. To bring about; engender:
      3. To cause to reproduce, especially by controlled mating and selection:
    See also:

    group

  6. An inclination to something

  7. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation

      1. A sound of distinct pitch, quality, and duration; a note.
      2. The interval of a major second in the diatonic scale; a whole step.
      3. A recitational melody in a Gregorian chant.
      1. A shade of a color, especially a pale or delicate variation.
      2. A gradation of a color made by adding white to it to lessen its saturation.
      3. A barely detectable amount or degree; a trace.
      1. To apply a trace of color to; tint.
      2. To affect slightly, as with a contrasting quality:
      3. A small amount of a color incorporated or added.
      1. The property of colors by which they can be perceived as ranging from red through yellow, green, and blue, as determined by the dominant wavelength of the light.
      2. A particular gradation of color; a shade or tint.
      3. Color:
    See also:

    colors

Idioms:

    cast about

  1. To try to find something

  2. cast out

  3. To rid one's mind of

Another word for cast

Noun
  1. Those in a play

  2. Aspect

    See also:

    appearance

  3. The act of throwing