Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary entries. Click on the T button in an entry to review the synonyms and related words for that meaning.more
Ralph Fiennes was cast in the lead role of King Richard.
She was tired of always being cast as a sex symbol.
She cast an impatient look at Mitch and stormed out of the room.
Harry cast his eyes over the bewildering array of instruments on the control panel.
This is the British English definition of cast. View American English definition of cast.
a room in a church used for storing things
A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.global English and language change from our blog