Phrasal verbs - Meaning of cast off

Phrasal verbs

What does cast off mean?

Here is the meaning of cast off with examples:

"cast off"


1. To discard or reject something, get rid of.
2. TO let go (a cable or rope securing a vessel to a buoy, wharf etc) so that the vessel may make way.


Check the phrasal verb cast off in a sentence:

1. She cast off her old clothing.
2. They cast off the ship and headed north.

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