cast out

  1. (intr, adverb) Scot to quarrel; be no longer friends

Words Nearby cast out

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How to use cast out in a sentence

  • But when the Pharisees heard it, they said, This man doth not cast out devils but by Beelzebub, the prince of devils.

    Solomon and Solomonic Literature | Moncure Daniel Conway
  • The ancient grudging selfishness that would not feed other people's children should be cast out.

  • Thou hypocrite, cast out first the beam out of thy own eye, and then shalt thou see to cast out the mote out of thy brother's eye.

  • They still seized the throw-bait that was cast out, but not one of them would take a baited hook.

    The Rival Campers | Ruel Perley Smith
  • A stove of white porcelain, standing in one corner of the room, cast out a gentle heat.

    Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac

Other Idioms and Phrases with cast out

cast out

Forcibly drive out, expel, as in We have to cast out these old-fashioned ideas and methods. [Late 1200s]

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