get rid of;
"he shed his image as a pushy boss"
"shed your clothes"
make the last row of stitches when knitting
- He was able to cast off such an uninteresting task.
- They are going to cast off the hunting dog.
- He cast off his clothes and dived into the swimming pool.
- The cobra cast off its old skin.
- As the sun grew warmer, Molly cast off her heavy winter clothes.
- cast on 铸造