cast one's lot with
Definition of cast one's lot with
: to join or become associated with a person, group, or thing that one hopes will win or succeed During the American Civil War, my great-grandfather cast his lot with the Confederacy/Union.
Word by Word Definitions
: 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
: an object used as a counter in determining a question by chance
: the use of lots as a means of deciding something
: the resulting choice
: allot, apportion
: to form or divide into lots
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