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cast about Explained

cast about at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

cast about
v : search anxiously [syn: {beat about}, {cast around}]

cast about at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

From Inter: compound » cast|t1=to try|about, see Inter: l » en|becast. Compare also Inter: etyl » ang|- Inter: term » costian||to try, examine|lang=ang. More at Inter: l » en|cast, Inter: l » en|costen.

Verb

Inter: en-verb » casts about|casting about|cast about
  • Inter: intransitiv » e To try to find; look around; search; meditate.
    1. Inter: transitiv » e To plan; plot; contrive.


    Translation: et » cast about