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Translation of "cast" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb /kaːst/ ( past tense, past participle cast)
to throw lanzar, arrojar, tirar 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 mudar, mudar de Some snakes cast their skins.
to shape (metal etc) by pouring into a mould/mold moldear 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 náufrago a desert island castaway.
casting vote noun
the deciding vote of the chairman of a meeting when the other votes are equally divided voto de calidad In the unlikely event of a tie, the decision falls to the President who has the casting vote.
cast iron noun
unpurified iron melted and shaped in a mould hierro fundido The gates are made of cast iron.
cast-iron adjective
made of cast iron de hierro fundido a cast-iron frying-pan.
very strong de hierro cast-iron muscles.
cast-off noun, adjective
(a piece of clothing etc) no longer needed desechado cast-off clothes I don’t want my sister’s cast-offs.
cast off phrasal verb
to untie (the mooring lines of a boat) soltar amarras They cast off the ropes and set sail.
(also cast aside) to reject as unwanted dejar, abandonar The company has long cast off its reputation for being boring and conservative.
in knitting, to finish (the final row of stitches). cerrar los puntos
cast on phrasal verb
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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