What is cast?

  • (verb): Formulate in a particular style or language.
    Example: "She cast her request in very polite language"
    Synonyms: frame, redact, put, couch
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cast:

New Brunswick, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... Barack Obama received 83.3% of the vote here (10,717 cast), ahead of Republican John McCain with 14.8% (1,899 votes) and other candidates with 1.1% (140 votes), among the 12,873 ballots cast by the township's 23,5 ... received 78.2% of the vote here (8,023 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W ... with 0.7% (143 votes), among the 10,263 ballots cast by the township's 20,734 registered voters, for a turnout percentage of 49.5 ...
North Wildwood, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... McCain received 58.0% of the vote here (1,415 cast), ahead of Democrat Barack Obama, who received 39.6% (967 votes), with 2,441 ballots cast among the city's 3,263 registered voters, for a turnout of 74.8% ... Bush received 56.4% of the vote here (1,556 ballots cast), outpolling Democrat John Kerry, who received around 42.0% (1,158 votes), with 2,760 ballots cast among the city's 4,001 ... Chris Christie received 57.7% of the vote here (987 ballots cast), ahead of both Democrat Jon Corzine with 32.9% (563 votes) and Independent Chris Daggett with 5.7% (98 votes), with 1,71 ...
The Brady Bunch - Cast and Characters - Main
... The regular cast appeared in an opening title sequence in which video head shots were arranged in a three-by-three grid, with each cast member appearing to look at the ... Although many actors who become type-cast into the roles they played on a particular series resent this, the cast of The Brady Bunch express a contrary attitude ...
Brigadoon - Recordings
... Source-Musicals101 1947 Original Broadway cast recording (incomplete, due to recording limitations of the period some lyrics were censored) 1954 Original motion picture soundtrack (or ...
Full House - Production - Casting
... to CBS's The Morning Program, John Posey was cast as Danny for the original pilot ... labor laws, twins Ashley and Mary-Kate were cast to alternate during tapings ... All seven of the original cast members remained with the show through its entire eight-year run ...

More definitions of "cast":

  • (verb): Put or send forth.
    Example: "Cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
    Synonyms: project, contrive, throw
  • (verb): Deposit.
    Example: "Cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"
  • (noun): Object formed by a mold.
    Synonyms: casting
  • (noun): The distinctive form in which a thing is made.
    Example: "Pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
    Synonyms: mold, stamp
  • (noun): The visual appearance of something or someone.
    Example: "The delicate cast of his features"
    Synonyms: form, shape
  • (noun): Bandage consisting of a firm covering (often made of plaster of Paris) that immobilizes broken bones while they heal.
    Synonyms: plaster cast, plaster bandage
  • (verb): Select to play,sing, or dance a part in a play, movie, musical, opera, or ballet.
    Example: "He cast a young woman in the role of Desdemona"
  • (noun): The act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel.
    Synonyms: casting
  • (noun): A violent throw.
    Synonyms: hurl
  • (adj): (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold.
  • (verb): Choose at random.
    Example: "Cast lots"
    Synonyms: draw
  • (noun): The act of throwing dice.
    Synonyms: roll
  • (verb): Assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors.
    Example: "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
  • (noun): Container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.
    Synonyms: mold, mould
  • (verb): Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.
    Example: "Cast a bronze sculpture"
    Synonyms: mold, mould

Famous quotes containing the word cast:

    Next, when I cast mine eyes and see
    That brave vibration each way free,
    O how that glittering taketh me!
    Robert Herrick (1591–1674)

    I have a notion that gamblers are as happy as most people, being always excited; women, wine, fame, the table, even ambition, sate now & then, but every turn of the card & cast of the dice keeps the gambler alive—besides one can game ten times longer than one can do any thing else.
    George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824)

    There shall be weeping and gnashing of teeth.
    Bible: New Testament Jesus, in Matthew, 8:12.

    Referring to “the children of the kingdom ... cast out into outer darkness.” The words are also used in the parable of the talents, in Matthew 25:30, said of the “unprofitable servant.”