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Verb: cast off  kãst óf
  1. Get rid of
    "he cast off his image as a pushy boss";
    - shed, cast, shake off, throw, throw off, throw away, drop, lose
  2. (handicraft) make the last row of stitches when knitting
Adjective: cast-off  'kãst,óf
  1. Thrown away
    "wearing someone's cast-off clothes";
    - discarded, throwaway, thrown-away
Noun: cast-off  'kãst,óf
  1. Something that has been rejected or discarded, esp. old clothing

Derived forms: cast off, casting off, casts off, cast-offs

See also: unwanted

Type of: remove, run up, sew, sew together, stitch, stitch up, take, take away, withdraw

Antonym: cast on

Encyclopedia: Cast off