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
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.
Gloucester is all too quick to believe Edmund’s lies and cast off Edgar (Oliver Johnstone), the son who actually loves him.
While Westbrook has been less efficient and less productive than last season, the quality of his play hasn’t swung so wildly that he should be cast off.
Before casting off every shred of dignity and abandoning itself to good-humored excess, the movie passes itself off as a reasonably serious science fiction movie.
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Definition of cast-off for English Language Learners
: thrown or given away
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