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

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up cast about? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More