Translation of "cast" - English-German dictionary

cast

verb /kaːst/ (past tense past participle cast)

to throw

werfen
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

abwerfen
Some snakes cast their skins.

to shape (metal etc) by pouring into a mould

gießen
Metal is melted before it is cast.

to give a part in a play etc to

eine Rolle besetzen
She was cast as Lady Macbeth.

to select the actors for (a film etc)

Rollen verteilen
The director is casting (the film) tomorrow.

to give (a vote)

abgeben
I cast my vote for the younger candidate.
castaway noun

a shipwrecked person.

der/die Schiffbrüchige
casting vote

the deciding vote of the chairman of a meeting when the other votes are equally divided.

die entscheidende Stimme
cast iron

unpurified iron melted and shaped in a mould.

das Gußeisen
cast-iron adjective

made of cast iron

gußeisern
a cast-iron frying-pan.

very strong

eisern
cast-iron muscles.
cast-off noun, adjective

(a piece of clothing etc) no longer needed

ablegen
cast-off clothes
I don’t want my sister’s cast-offs.
cast off

to untie (the mooring lines of a boat).

vom Land abstoßen

(also cast aside) to reject as unwanted.

verwerfen

in knitting, to finish (the final row of stitches).

abketten
cast on

in knitting, to make the first row of stitches.

anschlagen

(Translation of “cast” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)