cast off

Primary Meanings of cast off

1.
v
get rid of
2.
v
make the last row of stitches when knitting
Full Definitions of cast off
1

v get rid of

Synonyms:
cast, drop, shake off, shed, throw, throw away, throw off
Types:
show 5 types...
hide 5 types...
exuviate, molt, moult, shed, slough
cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers
abscise
shed flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of a scar tissue
exfoliate
cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters
autotomise, autotomize
cause a body part to undergo autotomy
desquamate, peel off
peel off in scales
Type of:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
2

v make the last row of stitches when knitting

Antonyms:
cast on
make the first row of stitches when knitting
Type of:
run up, sew, sew together, stitch
fasten by sewing; do needlework

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.