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English verb: cast off

1. cast off (contact) get rid of


SamplesHe shed his image as a pushy boss.
Shed your clothes.


Synonymscast, drop, shake off, shed, throw, throw away, throw off


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw


Narrower (hyponym)abscise, autotomise, autotomize, exfoliate, exuviate, molt, moult, shed, slough

2. cast off (creation) make the last row of stitches when knitting


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)run up, sew, sew together, stitch


Domain categoryhandicraft


Antonymscast on









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