Definition of cast about/around for
- They cast about for new ways to make money on the farm.
- She is still casting around for someone to watch her son while she is at work.
: to cause to move or send forth by throwing
: to put forth
: an act of casting
: something that happens as a result of chance
: a throw of dice
: in a circle or in circumference
: in, along, or through a circuit
: on all or various sides : in every or any direction
: on all sides of
: so as to encircle or enclose
: so as to avoid or get past : on or to another side of
: being in existence, evidence, or circulation
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