Definition of cast off
- cast off a hunting dog
- cast off a boat
Examples of cast off in a Sentence
once she became rich and didn't need them anymore, she cast off all her old friends like so much junk
Recent Examples of cast off from the Web
And in the summer, as sanctions bite, the streets of Tehran rise up to cast off the Iranian regime.
Right after indoor nationals, Winder got his cast off and returned to competition.
In additional to casting off the pier, contestants also were allowed to set up on the marina docks — something not allowed during the regular season.
Check with staff to find the best places to cast off by season.
For a little while, Rosenstein was able to cast off the worries of overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and the occasional public musings from President Trump about whether to fire him.
Since different compounds cast off different identifiable wavelengths of light, scientists were able to determine what compounds were inside Uranus’s atmosphere by studying their wavelengths.
Xenophobes and racists in Europe are casting off any sense of embarrassment — like Hungary’s Viktor Orban.
In the summer of ’15, when power forward LaMarcus Aldridge bolted Portland for San Antonio, the team cast off veterans Nic Batum and Wesley Matthews as well.
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Definition of cast-off for English Language Learners
: thrown or given away
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