Definition of cast about or around or round in English:

cast about (or around or round)

  • Search far and wide (physically or mentally): he is restlessly casting about for novelties
    More example sentences
    • I know it is completely unrealistic, because formally I am not searching, I cast about with my eyes.
    • A biographer in search of a subject must usually cast about among people who have achieved something.
    • And, if one casts around the world today, one notices the two powers with the worst prospects are the ones most advanced in their post-religiosity.
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Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
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