Translation of "cast" - English-Portuguese dictionary

cast

verb uk /kɑːst/ (past tense and past participle cast)

to choose an actor for a particular part in a movie or play

escalar, distribuir os papéis
Why is he always cast as a criminal?
cast a spell on someone

to use magic to make something happen to someone

lançar um feitiço em alguém
The witch cast a spell on him.

(Translation of “cast verb” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)