Thesaurus

cast about


cast about for

verb

Definition of CAST ABOUT

to go in search of <cast about for an answer to the question of why so many people had ignored the victim's cries for help>
Synonyms cast about (for), cast around (for), chase (down), forage (for), hunt, look up, pursue, quest, search (for or out), shop (for)
Related Words ferret (out), root (out)
Near Antonyms hide, lose; ignore, neglect

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears