What is the opposite of cast?

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Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
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Opposite of to diffuse, radiate or give off
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Opposite of to select or designate for a role or activity
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Opposite of to calculate and record the details of
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Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction with force
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Opposite of to throw or launch something in a given direction
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Opposite of to render a depiction of something
“The author of that article was my aunt, and I don't believe she would ever intentionally misrepresent my image.”
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Opposite of to emit or issue from a source
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Opposite of to throw away (something unwanted or useless)
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Opposite of to send through the air, especially with force
“Many fielders prefer to catch a ball while they are running and so regulate their speed as to be still on the move when they meet the ball.”
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Opposite of to throw or cause to move forward or outward
“It would be foolish to cast the stones prematurely, so instead, they choose to hold it.”
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Opposite of to discharge a projectile
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Opposite of to create or produce something, typically a creative piece of work
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Opposite of to give off or expel
“Aluminum was used to contain the liquid hydrogen in the instrument.”
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Opposite of to make or be made into a specific shape or form
“Goannas use a sideswipe with their heavy tail as their main weapon of defense and have been known to break the leg of a pursuing dog.”
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(of light, liquid, color, etc.) Opposite of to diffuse via a source
“Electrons in the mineral absorb the energy from the activator and become excited.”
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Opposite of to put on a public performance
“The artist would cancel his scheduled performance after coming down with an illness.”
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(of a blow, ball, or attack) Opposite of to launch or aim (something) towards a given target
“Carlos fell on the first round, then continued to receive blows from his opponent afterward.”
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Opposite of to present formally for discussion or consideration
“The politician would recant his statement when it caused a public outcry.”
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Opposite of to make contact or communication with
Disregard any entries you deem to be irrelevant or inappropriate.”
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Opposite of to point in a direction
“His dexterity as an archer is well known, but the sight of his boy before him might unnerve his arm, and misdirect his aim.”
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Opposite of to make a model of
“In 1766, Lisboa's son was called to remodel the sculpture over the main entrance and the towers.”
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Opposite of shed
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Opposite of to view or represent someone or something in a conventional, formulaic and oversimplified manner
“Klein sensed how important it was for Lennon to differentiate himself from the others, especially now that he and Ono had become the butt of jokes and hostility.”
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(usually sports) Opposite of to hit, kick or throw something (usually a ball) extremely high
“The goalkeeper would deflect the ball away from the goal skillfully.”
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Opposite of to write or draw up a preliminary outline of a document or speech
“When the evening's business with the President concluded, Bill rejoined Venecia and they returned to Blair House for a night of rest and to finalize his speech.”
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Opposite of to focus on, usually of one's vision or thoughts
“I was transfixed, and I could not remove my stare from the man's eyes.”
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Opposite of to make or get ready
“Is it possible for you to rearrange your schedule so that you can perform most of your specific tasks at the time of day that you are most energized?”
Noun
Opposite of an act or instance of throwing something
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Opposite of the character of something
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Opposite of a mold used to make an object by casting
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Opposite of a statement of what will happen in the future
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Opposite of a brief or hurried look
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Opposite of a forecast of the future course of a disease or disorder, based on medical knowledge
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Opposite of a group of people, especially entertainers who perform together
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Opposite of a trace of a colour
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Opposite of a quick, furtive or casual look
“Caroline merely tucked a curl behind her ear and withered him with a stare she had studied from Margaret Thatcher until he wilted completely.”
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Opposite of a particular appearance or quality
“As a whole, it looked gaudy and harsh on the eyes.”
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Opposite of a look on someone's face that conveys a particular emotion
“The deadpan is key to Wright's comedic routine.”
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Opposite of persons or things with something in common that are grouped together
“He brings a different kind of personality and a sense of individuality to the table.”
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Opposite of a category having attributes in common while differentiated from others by kind, type, or quality
“The debate concerning the unclassifiability of the essay film has continued over the years.”
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Opposite of an act of throwing something
“Worsley moved across, made a brilliant catch, and sent the ball high into the air with a one-handed jerk behind his back.”
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Opposite of organic remains of a previous time
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Opposite of all the people employed by a particular organization
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Opposite of a calculation or estimate of future events, especially coming weather or a financial trend
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Opposite of the visible shape or configuration of something
“It isn't the power of the oppressors that interventionists have to worry about, but the amorphousness of the oppression.”
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Opposite of an arrangement of parts or elements in a particular form, figure, or combination
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Opposite of the front part of the head of a person or animal
“Racketball is the only sport where simultaneously you can be looking at the ball, and it'll hit you in the back of the head at 90 miles per hour.”
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Opposite of a bodily shape, usually of a person or animal
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Opposite of an unique or unusual quirk or mannerism
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(sport) Opposite of a pass from a teammate that results directly in a score
“It was a brilliant goal which came about from unselfish team play.”
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Opposite of an identifying characteristic, habit or trend
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Opposite of the process or manifestation of objectifying (something)
Adjective
Opposite of cast previously in another location
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