As verbs the difference between recast and becast
is that recast
is to cast or throw again while becast
is (obsolete) to cover or surround by casting (something) about.
As a noun recast
is the act or process of recasting.
To cast or throw again.
To mould again.
- the Roman gentlemen armed at all assayes, in the middest of their running-race, would cast and recast themselves from one to another horse.
To reproduce in a new form.
* 1999 , Joyce Crick, translating Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams , Oxford 2008, p.33:
- The whole bell had to be recast although it had only one tiny, hardly visible crack.
- Our conception of the world rises in us as our intellect recasts the impressions it receives from without into the forms of time, space, and causality.
The act or process of recasting.
(linguistics) An utterance translated into another grammatical form.
- Adults may use recasts to suggest corrections to mistakes in children's speech.
(obsolete) To cover or surround by casting (something) about.
(obsolete) To cast about; plan; plot; contrive.