What does recast mean?

Definitions for recast
riˈkæst, -ˈkɑst; ˈriˌkæst, -ˌkɑstre·cast

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. recastverb

    cast again, in a different role

    "He was recast as Iago"

  2. recast, remold, remouldverb

    cast again

    "The bell cracked and had to be recast"

  3. recast, reforge, remodelverb

    cast or model anew

    "She had to recast her image to please the electorate in her home state"


  1. recastnoun

    The act or process of recasting.

  2. recastverb

    To cast or throw again.

  3. recastverb

    To mould again.

    The whole bell had to be recast although it had only one tiny, hardly visible crack.

  4. recastverb

    To reproduce in a new form.


  1. recast

    To recast is to present or reorganise something in a different way, form, or style, often in order to adapt, improve, or reinterpret it. This term is often used in various fields such as drama, literature, finance, and technology. It involves making changes to an existing model, text, financial statement etc., without completely discarding it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Recastverb

    to throw again

  2. Recastverb

    to mold anew; to cast anew; to throw into a new form or shape; to reconstruct; as, to recast cannon; to recast an argument or a play

  3. Recastverb

    to compute, or cast up, a second time

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Recast

    rē-kast′, v.t. to cast or throw again: to cast or mould anew: to compute a second time.—n. a moulding or shaping anew, as of a book.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. recast

    To mold anew; to cast anew; to throw into a new form or shape; to reconstruct; as, to recast cannon.

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  1. acters

  2. carest

  3. carets

  4. caster

  5. caters

  6. crates

  7. reacts

  8. traces

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recast in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recast in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of recast in a Sentence

  1. Tom Rinaldi:

    Before this trip, I'd interviewed Roger Federer dozens of times, but on this trip, in planes, locker rooms and hotel suites, and through police motorcades, my understanding of Roger Federer was almost completely recast, the reach of Roger Federer fame, the reserves of Roger Federer energy, the connection Roger Federer has with fans — all were unlike anything I'd ever witnessed. More than once, fans wept seeing Roger Federer.

  2. Pierre Martin:

    Greece has recast its negotiating team for the talks with creditors, which contributes to reassure investors.

  3. Chuck Grassley:

    While the vice president and others have tried to recast his 1992 speech as merely a call for greater cooperation.

  4. Riki Wilchins:

    You want to wish Bruce the best. But at the same time, you wish it wasn't being played out for reality-TV entertainment, yes, it's great that we're educating people. But we're talking about a civil rights issue that keeps getting recast as entertainment.

  5. Sukh Deo Muni:

    It may ... be recast taking out the 20 hectare freehold space to be given to the Chinese, and may be the loan terms could be eased.

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