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Translation of "cast" - English-French dictionary


verb /kaːst/ ( past tense past participle cast)
to throw jeter 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 se dépouiller de Some snakes cast their skins.
to shape (metal etc) by pouring into a mould couler Metal is melted before it is cast.
to give a part in a play etc to donner le rôle de She was cast as Lady Macbeth.
to select the actors for (a film etc) faire la distribution The director is casting (the film) tomorrow.
to give (a vote) voter I cast my vote for the younger candidate.
castaway noun
a shipwrecked person. naufragé/-ée
casting vote
the deciding vote of the chairman of a meeting when the other votes are equally divided. voix prépondérante
cast iron
unpurified iron melted and shaped in a mould. fonte
cast-iron adjective
made of cast iron en fonte a cast-iron frying-pan.
very strong d’acier cast-iron muscles.
cast-off noun, adjective
(a piece of clothing etc) no longer needed vieilles fringues cast-off clothes I don’t want my sister’s cast-offs.
cast off
to untie (the mooring lines of a boat). larguer (les amarres)
(also cast aside) to reject as unwanted. (re)jeter
in knitting, to finish (the final row of stitches). arrêter
cast on
in knitting, to make the first row of stitches. monter les mailles
(Definition of cast from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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