casten

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

casten

  1. (archaic, poetic) past participle of cast

Quotations[edit]

    • 1748, James Thomson, The Castle of Indolence, L:LXXX:
      With Noſe up-turn'd, he always made a Shew
      As if he ſmelt ſome nauſeous Scent; his Eye
      Was cold, and keen, like Blaſt from boreal Snow;
      And Taunts he caſten forth moſt bitterly.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English cast.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑstə(n)/, /ˈkaːstə(n)/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: kasten (by the first pronunciation)

Verb[edit]

casten

  1. (transitive) to cast, assign performing parts in a production

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of casten (weak)
infinitive casten
past singular castte
past participle gecast
infinitive casten
gerund casten n
present tense past tense
1st person singular cast castte
2nd person sing. (jij) cast castte
2nd person sing. (u) cast castte
2nd person sing. (gij) cast castte
3rd person singular cast castte
plural casten castten
subjunctive sing.1 caste castte
subjunctive plur.1 casten castten
imperative sing. cast
imperative plur.1 cast
participles castend gecast
1) Archaic.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cast, from Old Norse kasta, from Proto-Germanic *kastōną.

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Verb[edit]

casten (third-person singular simple present castet, past tense castete, past participle gecastet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to audition; to have a casting (evaluate people for a perfoming part)
    Es wurden drei Schauspieler für die Rolle gecastet, aber keiner davon passte.
    Three actors were auditioned for the part, but none of them seemed right.
  2. (transitive, less common, at least in non-specialist use) to cast (choose someone for a performing part)
    Er wurde für die Rolle gecastet.He was cast for the part.

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