Definitions for cast off
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word cast off
cast-off(a), discarded, throwaway(a), thrown-away(a)(verb)
"wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture"
shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop(verb)
get rid of
"he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
make the last row of stitches when knitting
To discard or reject something.
To let go (a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc) so that the vessel may make way.
To finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Home is a place not only of strong affections, but of entire unreserved; it is life's undress rehearsal, its backroom, its dressing room, from which we go forth to more careful and guarded intercourse, leaving behind us much debris of cast-off and everyday clothing.
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