Student Thesaurus

6 entries found for cast.
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Entry Word: cast
Function: noun
Text: 1 a declaration that something will happen in the future <offered an optimistic cast for the coming year> -- see PREDICTION
2 a property that becomes apparent when light falls on an object and by which things that are identical in form can be distinguished <the walls had a slight yellowish cast> -- see COLOR 1
3 an instance of looking especially briefly <a mischievous cast in his eye when we asked what our destination would be> -- see LOOK 2
4 facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling <his face took on a somewhat sad cast> -- see LOOK 1
5 the outward appearance of something as distinguished from its substance <the lovely cast of the baby's features> -- see FORM 1