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Spanish translation of “cast”


verb /kaːst/ (past tense past participle cast)
to throw The angler cast his line into the river These facts cast new light on the matter She cast him a look of hatred. to get rid of; to take off Some snakes cast their skins. to shape (metal etc) by pouring into a mould Metal is melted before it is cast. to give a part in a play etc to
asignar el papel de
She was cast as Lady Macbeth.
to select the actors for (a film etc)
hacer el reparto
The director is casting (the film) tomorrow.
to give (a vote)
dar (el voto)
I cast my vote for the younger candidate.
castaway noun a shipwrecked person. casting vote the deciding vote of the chairman of a meeting when the other votes are equally divided. cast iron unpurified iron melted and shaped in a mould. cast-iron adjective made of cast iron a cast-iron frying-pan. very strong
de hierro
cast-iron muscles.
cast-off noun, adjective (a piece of clothing etc) no longer needed cast-off clothes I don’t want my sister’s cast-offs. cast off to untie (the mooring lines of a boat). (also cast aside) to reject as unwanted. in knitting, to finish (the final row of stitches).
cerrar los puntos
cast on in knitting, to make the first row of stitches.
montar los puntos
(Definition of cast from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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