cast/throw doubt on

Definition of cast/throw doubt on

  1. :  to cause people to question or lose confidence in (something) These mistakes cast/throw doubt on her ability.

Word by Word Definitions

castplay
  1. :  to cause to move or send forth by throwing

    :  direct

    :  to put forth

  1. :  an act of casting

    :  something that happens as a result of chance

    :  a throw of dice

throwplay
  1. :  to propel through the air by a forward motion of the hand and arm

    :  to propel through the air in any manner

    :  pitch

  1. :  an act of throwing, hurling, or flinging

    :  an act of throwing dice

    :  the number thrown with a cast of dice

doubtplay
  1. :  fear

    :  suspect

    :  to call into question the truth of :  to be uncertain or in doubt about

  1. :  uncertainty of belief or opinion that often interferes with decision-making

    :  a deliberate suspension of judgment

    :  a state of affairs giving rise to uncertainty, hesitation, or suspense


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