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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 awayverb

    throw or cast away

    "Put away your worries"

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  1. cast awayverb

    To discard.

  2. cast awayverb

    To abandon or maroon.

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  1. Cast Away

    Cast Away is a 2000 American survival drama film directed and produced by Robert Zemeckis and starring Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, and Nick Searcy. Hanks plays a FedEx troubleshooter stranded on an uninhabited island after his plane crashes in the South Pacific, and the plot focuses on his desperate attempts to survive and return home. Initial filming took place from January to March 1999 before resuming in April 2000 and concluding that May. Cast Away was released on December 22, 2000, by 20th Century Fox in North America and DreamWorks Pictures in its international markets. It grossed $429 million worldwide, making it the third-highest-grossing film of 2000. The film received generally positive reviews from critics, who praised its screenplay and Hanks's performance, for which he won Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama at the 58th Golden Globe Awards and was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role at the 73rd Academy Awards.

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  1. cast away

    "Cast away" is a phrase typically used to describe the act of throwing something away or discarding it. It can be used literally, to refer to the physical act of throwing or discarding a physical item, or metaphorically, to refer to the act of rejecting, abandoning or getting rid of an idea, a belief, or a relationship. In another context, a "castaway" is a person who is left stranded in an isolated location, often as a result of a shipwreck.

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  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.

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  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

Examples of cast away in a Sentence

  1. Miguel de Cervantes:

    Sing away sorrow, cast away care.

  2. Judy Garland:

    We cast away priceless time in dreams, born of imagination, fed upon illusion, and put to death by reality.

  3. Kenneth Hare:

    The Puritan through life’s sweet garden goes to pluck the thorn and cast away the rose.

  4. John Bunyan:

    The more he cast away the more he had.


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