What does cast away mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, throw away, cast away, put away(verb)

    throw or cast away

    "Put away your worries"


  1. cast away(Verb)

    To discard.

  2. cast away(Verb)

    To abandon or maroon.


  1. Cast Away

    Cast Away is a 2000 drama film directed by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks as a FedEx employee stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific. The film depicts his attempts to survive on the island using remnants of his plane's cargo. Hanks was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 73rd Academy Awards for his performance.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cast away in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cast away in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Sing away sorrow, cast away care.

  2. John Bunyan:

    The more he cast away the more he had.

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