Definition of “cast off” - English Dictionary

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“cast off” in British English

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cast off

phrasal verb with cast uk /kɑːst/ us /kæst/ verb cast, cast

(LEAVE)

If a boat casts off, it leaves the shore:

The ship was scheduled to cast off at 8 p.m.

(FINISH)

specialized fabrics in knitting, to use special stitches to finish the thing you are making

(Definition of “cast off” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“cast off” in American English

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cast off

phrasal verb with cast us /kæst/ verb [ T ] past tense and past participle cast

(of a ship) to leave:

The ship was scheduled to cast off at 8 p.m.

(Definition of “cast off” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)