Phrasal Verb 'Cast'

We have 8 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Cast'.

Cast about for

Meaning: Try to find something

Example: They're CASTING ABOUT FOR support.

Cast around for

Meaning: Try to find something

Example: She was CASTING AROUND FOR people to help her.

Cast aside

Meaning: Dispose, get rid of, ignore because you no longer like something or someone

Example: He CAST her ASIDE.

Cast off

Meaning: Dispose, get rid of

Example: They CAST OFF any semblance of politeness and attacked us viciously.

Cast off

Meaning: Untie a boat so it's free to sail

Example: They CAST OFF and headed out to sea.

Cast out

Meaning: Expel, reject

Example: They CAST him OUT because of his behaviour.

Cast round for

Meaning: Try to find something

Example: He CAST ROUND FOR any sign of his things.

Cast up

Meaning: Be left on the shore by the sea

Example: The rubbish was CAST UP by the tide.