Definitions for cast off

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cast-off(a), discarded, throwaway(a), thrown-away(a)(verb)

    thrown away

    "wearing someone's cast-off clothes"; "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged some thrown-away furniture"

  2. 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"

  3. cast off(verb)

    make the last row of stitches when knitting

Wiktionary

  1. cast off(Verb)

    To discard or reject something.

  2. cast off(Verb)

    To let go (a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc) so that the vessel may make way.

  3. cast off(Verb)

    To finish the last row of knitted stitches and remove them securely from the needle.


Translations for cast off

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

cast off

to untie (the mooring lines of a boat).

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