recast

play
verb re·cast \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkast \

Definition of recast

recast; recasting
transitive verb
:to cast again
  • recast a gun
  • recast a play
; also :remodel, refashion
  • recasts his political image to fit the times

recast

play \ˈrē-ˌkast, (ˌ)rē-ˈ\ noun

Examples of recast in a Sentence

  1. The director decided to recast the movie with unknowns.

  2. When she quit the movie, I was recast in the leading role.

  3. The director recast some of the actors in the play.

  4. You should recast the last sentence in your essay to make it clearer.

  5. He recast his political image to fit the times.

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First Known Use of recast

1625


RECAST Defined for English Language Learners

recast

play
verb

Definition of recast for English Language Learners

  • : to change the actors in (a play, movie, or television show)

  • : to give a new role to (an actor)

  • : to present (something) in a different way



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