Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word cast. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in cast.
Definitions and meaning of cast
From Middle Englishcasten, from Old Norsekasta(“to throw, cast, overturn”), from Proto-Germanic*kastōną(“to throw, cast”), of unknown origin. Cognate with Scotscast(“to cast, throw”), Danishkaste(“to throw”), Swedishkasta(“to throw, cast, fling, toss, discard”), Icelandickasta(“to pitch, toss”). In the sense of "flinging", displaced native warp.
The senses relating to broadcasting are based on that same term; compare -cast.
He did the washing up and stayed behind to watch the dinner cook while she hopped off with a friend to have her horoscope cast by another friend.
(obsolete) To plan, intend. [14th-19thc.]
1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.i:
I wrapt my selfe in Palmers weed, / And cast to seeke him forth through daunger and great dreed.
1685, William Temple, "Upon the Gardens of Epicurus
The cloister[…]had, I doubt not, been cast for [an orange-house].
(transitive) To assign (a role in a play or performance). [from 18thc.]
(transitive) To assign a role in a play or performance to (an actor).
To consider; to turn or revolve in the mind; to plan.
She[…]cast in her mind what manner of salutation this should be.
(archaic) To impose; to bestow; to rest.
Cast thy burden upon the Lord.
(archaic) To defeat in a lawsuit; to decide against; to convict.
1822, John Galt, The Provost
She was cast to be hanged.
1667, Richard Allestree, The Causes of the Decay of Christian Piety
Were the case referred to any competent judge, […]they would inevitably be cast.
To turn (the balance or scale); to overbalance; hence, to make preponderate; to decide.
24 July, 1659, Robert South, Interest Deposed, and Truth Restored
How much interest casts the balance in cases dubious!
To perform, bring forth (a magical spell or enchantment).
To throw (light etc.) on or upon something, or in a given direction.
1950, "A Global View", Time, 24 April:
The threat of Russian barbarism sweeping over the free world will cast its ominous shadow over us for many, many years.
1960, Lawrence Durrell, Clea:
A sudden thought cast a gloom over his countenance.
(archaic) To give birth to (a child) prematurely; to miscarry. [from 15thc.]
, Folio Society, 2006, vol.1, p.98:
being with childe, they may without feare of accusation, spoyle and cast[transl. avorter] their children, with certaine medicaments, which they have only for that purpose.
1646, Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica, V.20:
The abortion of a woman they describe by an horse kicking a wolf; because a mare will cast her foal if she tread in the track of that animal.
To shape (molten metal etc.) by pouring into a mould; to make (an object) in such a way. [from 15thc.]
1923, "Rodin's Death", Time, 24 March:
One copy of the magnificent caveman, The Thinker, of which Rodin cast several examples in bronze, is seated now in front of the Detroit Museum of Art, where it was placed last autumn.
(printing, dated) To stereotype or electrotype.
To twist or warp (of fabric, timber etc.). [from 16thc.]
c. 1680, Joseph Moxon, The Art of Joinery
Stuff is said to cast or warp when[…]it alters its flatness or straightness.
(nautical) To bring the bows of a sailing ship on to the required tack just as the anchor is weighed by use of the headsail; to bring (a ship) round. [from 18thc.]
To deposit (a ballot or voting paper); to formally register (one's vote). [from 19thc.]
(computing) To change a variable type from, for example, integer to real, or integer to text. [from 20thc.]
(hunting) Of dogs, hunters: to spread out and search for a scent. [from 18thc.]
1955, William Golding, The Inheritors, Faber and Faber, 2005, p.50:
He clambered on to an apron of rock that held its area out to the sun and began to cast across it. The direction of the wind changed and the scent touched him again.
(medicine) To set (a bone etc.) in a cast.
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(Wicca) To open a circle in order to begin a spell or meeting of witches.
(media) To broadcast.
An act of throwing.
(fishing) An instance of throwing out a fishing line.
Something which has been thrown, dispersed etc.
a cast of scatter'd dust
A small mass of earth "thrown off" or excreted by a worm.
The collective group of actors performing a play or production together. Contrasted with crew.
He’s in the cast of Oliver.
The cast was praised for a fine performance.
The casting procedure.
The men got into position for the cast, two at the ladle, two with long rods, all with heavy clothing.
An object made in a mould.
The cast would need a great deal of machining to become a recognizable finished part.
A supportive and immobilising device used to help mend broken bones.
The doctor put a cast on the boy’s broken arm.
The mould used to make cast objects.
A plaster cast was made from his face.
(hawking) The number of hawks (or occasionally other birds) cast off at one time; a pair.
1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, VI.7:
As when a cast of Faulcons make their flight / An an Herneshaw, that lyes aloft on wing […].
1847, John Churchill, A manual of the principles and practice of ophthalmic medicine and surgery, p. 389, paragraph 1968:
The image of the affected eye is clearer and in consequence the diplopy more striking the less the cast of the eye; hence the double vision will be noticed by the patient before the misdirection of the eye attracts the attention of those about him.
2011, Thomas Penn, Winter King, Penguin 2012, p. 7:
Arriving in Brittany, the Woodville exiles found a sallow young man, with dark hair curled in the shoulder-length fashion of the time and a penchant for expensively dyed black clothes, whose steady gaze was made more disconcerting by a cast in his left eye – such that while one eye looked at you, the other searched for you.
Her features had a delicate cast to them.
The form of one's thoughts, mind etc.
a cast of mind, a mental tendency.
1894, Wilson Lloyd Bevan, Sir William Petty : A Study in English Economic Literature, p. 40:
The cast of mind which prompted the plan was permanent, and in it are to be found both the strength and the weakness of Petty's character.
1992, Hilary Mantel, A Place of Greater Safety, Harper Perennial 2007, p. 330:
I have read all her articles and come to admire both her elegant turn of phrase and the noble cast of mind which inspires it; but never, I confess, did I look to see beauty and wit so perfectly united.
An animal, especially a horse, that is unable to rise without assistance.
Animal and insect remains which have been regurgitated by a bird.
A group of crabs.
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