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cast away

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There is nothing in the world more powerful than an idea. No weapon can destroy it; no power can conquer it except the power of another idea.
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English

Verb

Infinitive
to cast away

Third person singular
casts away

Simple past
cast away

Past participle
cast away

Present participle
casting away

to cast away (third-person singular simple present casts away, present participle casting away, simple past and past participle cast away)
  1. To discard.
    She cast away her bridal dress along with other reminders of the marriage.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To abandon or maroon.
    The mutineers cast away the ship's officers in the longboat.

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