Adjective "Cast" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Cast


    Definition:

    1. to throw or hurl; fling: The gambler cast the dice.

    2. to throw off or away: He cast the advertisement in the wastebasket.

    3. to direct (the eye, a glance, etc.), especially in a cursory manner: She cast her eyes down the page.

    4. to cause to fall upon something or in a certain direction; send forth: to cast a soft light; to cast a spell; to cast doubts.

    5. to draw (lots), as in telling fortunes.

    6. Angling. to throw out (a fishing lin

    Examples:

    "meetings can be cast into doubts."

    "stills can be cast in books."

    "shares can be cast in/at/on years."

    "shares can be cast in lights."

    "shadows can be cast over perceptions."

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