Phrasal Verbs with 'Cast'

Cast about for

Try to find something

Example: They're CASTING ABOUT FOR support.

Cast around for

Try to find something

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

Cast aside

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

Example: He CAST her ASIDE.

Cast off

Dispose, get rid of

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

Cast off

Untie a boat so it's free to sail

Example: They CAST OFF and headed out to sea.

Cast out

Expel, reject

Example: They CAST him OUT because of his behaviour.

Cast round for

Try to find something

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

Cast up

Be left on the shore by the sea

Example: The rubbish was CAST UP by the tide.