What is cast?

  • (verb): Choose at random.
    Example: "Cast lots"
    Synonyms: draw
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on cast:

Full House - Production - Casting
... contributor to CBS's The Morning Program, John Posey was cast as Danny for the original pilot ... with child 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 ...
Brigadoon - Recordings
1947 Original Broadway cast recording (incomplete, due to recording limitations of the period some lyrics were censored) 1954 Original motion picture soundtrack (originall ...
New Brunswick, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... Democrat 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 ... received 78.2% of the vote here (8,023 ballots cast), outpolling Republican George W ... candidates 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 ...
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 ... 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 ...
North Wildwood, New Jersey - Government - Politics
... In the 2008 presidential election, Republican John 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 ... 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 ... election, Republican 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 1,711 ...

More definitions of "cast":

  • (noun): The act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel.
    Synonyms: casting
  • (verb): Formulate in a particular style or language.
    Example: "She cast her request in very polite language"
    Synonyms: frame, redact, put, couch
  • (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"
  • (adj): (of molten metal or glass) formed by pouring or pressing into a mold.
  • (noun): The act of throwing dice.
    Synonyms: roll
  • (noun): The distinctive form in which a thing is made.
    Example: "Pottery of this cast was found throughout the region"
    Synonyms: mold, stamp
  • (noun): A violent throw.
    Synonyms: hurl
  • (noun): Object formed by a mold.
    Synonyms: casting
  • (verb): Assign the roles of (a movie or a play) to actors.
    Example: "Who cast this beautiful movie?"
  • (noun): The visual appearance of something or someone.
    Example: "The delicate cast of his features"
    Synonyms: form, shape
  • (verb): Form by pouring (e.g., wax or hot metal) into a cast or mold.
    Example: "Cast a bronze sculpture"
    Synonyms: mold, mould
  • (noun): Container into which liquid is poured to create a given shape when it hardens.
    Synonyms: mold, mould
  • (verb): Put or send forth.
    Example: "Cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
    Synonyms: project, contrive, throw
  • (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): Deposit.
    Example: "Cast a vote"; "cast a ballot"

Famous quotes containing the word cast:

    I will not cast away my physic but on those that are sick.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    O eloquent, just, and mighty Death! whom none could advise, thou hast persuaded; what none hath dared, thou hast done; and whom all the world hath flattered, thou only hath cast out of the world and despised. Thou hast drawn together all the far-stretched greatness, all the pride, cruelty, and ambition of man, and covered it all over with these two narrow words, Hic jacet!
    Sir Walter Raleigh (1552–1618)

    For it is with the mysteries of our religion, as with wholesome pills for the sick, which swallowed whole, have the virtue to cure; but chewed, are for the most part cast up again without effect.
    Thomas Hobbes (1588–1679)