cast

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɑːst/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/kæst/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kast, käst)


Inflections of 'cast' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
casts
v 3rd person singular
casting
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cast
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cast
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference Collins English Usage © 2020
cast
If you cast a glance in a particular direction, you glance in that direction.
Carmody casts an uneasy glance at Howard.
Out came Napoleon, casting haughty glances from side to side.
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The verb cast has several other meanings. Note that for all its meanings its past tense and past participle is cast, not ‘casted’.
He cast a quick glance at his friend.
He cast his mind back over the day.
He had cast doubt on our traditional beliefs.
Will had cast his vote for the President.
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