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Definition 1: get rid of - [verb of contact]

Samples where cast off or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he shed his image as a pushy boss
  • shed your clothes

Synonyms for cast off in the sense of this definition

(cast off is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of cast off ) cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

"our dog sheds every Spring"

(... is a kind of cast off ) shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue

(... is a kind of cast off ) cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters

(... is a kind of cast off ) cause a body part to undergo autotomy

Definition 2: make the last row of stitches when knitting - [verb of creation]

(cast off is a kind of ...) fasten by sewing; do needlework

(cast off belongs to category ...) a craft that requires skillful hands

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