re·​cast | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkast How to pronounce recast (audio) \
recast; recasting

Definition of recast

transitive verb

: to cast again recast a gun recast a play also : remodel, refashion recasts his political image to fit the times

Other Words from recast

recast \ ˈrē-​ˌkast How to pronounce recast (audio) , (ˌ)rē-​ˈkast \ noun

Examples of recast in a Sentence

The director decided to recast the movie with unknowns. When she quit the movie, I was recast in the leading role. The director recast some of the actors in the play. You should recast the last sentence in your essay to make it clearer. He recast his political image to fit the times.
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First Known Use of recast

1625, in the meaning defined above

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“Recast.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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