Recast vs Remake - What's the difference?

recast | remake |

As nouns the difference between recast and remake

is that recast is the act or process of recasting while remake is remake (of a film ).

As a verb recast

is to cast or throw again.




  • To cast or throw again.
  • *, I.47:
  • 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 mould again.
  • The whole bell had to be recast although it had only one tiny, hardly visible crack.
  • To reproduce in a new form.
  • * 1999 , Joyce Crick, translating Sigmund Freud, The Interpretation of Dreams , Oxford 2008, p.33:
  • 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.


    (en noun)
  • 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.




  • To make again.
  • (video games) To make an enhanced remake of (a computer or video game).
  • Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia remake)
  • A new version of something.
  • A new, especially updated, version of a film, video game, etc.