cast down

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English casten doun, casten adoun, equivalent to cast +‎ down.

Verb[edit]

cast down (third-person singular simple present casts down, present participle casting down, simple past and past participle cast down)

  1. (transitive) To make (a person) discouraged or dejected.
  2. (transitive) To overthrow, to defeat or bring to ruin.
  3. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see cast,‎ down.

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