Recast - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːˈkæst|  American pronunciation of the word recast
Brit.  |riːˈkɑːst|  British pronunciation of the word recast
irregular verb:  p.t. — recast  p.p. — recast

verb

- cast again, in a different role

He was recast as Iago

- cast again(syn: remold, remould)

The bell cracked and had to be recast

- cast or model anew(syn: reforge, remodel)

She had to recast her image to please the electorate in her home state

Examples

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.

He was recast as a hero.

an attempt to recast the statement in less formal language

He was recast as Iago

The bell cracked and had to be recast

She had to recast her image to please the electorate in her home state

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: recast
he/she/it: recasts
present participle: recasting
past tense: recast
past participle: recast
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