Simple Definition of recast
: to change the actors in (a play, movie, or television show)
: to give a new role to (an actor)
: to present (something) in a different way
Examples of recast
The director decided to recast the movie with unknowns.
When she quit the movie, I was recast in the leading role.
The director recast some of the actors in the play.
You should recast the last sentence in your essay to make it clearer.
He recast his political image to fit the times.
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Rhymes with recast
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