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Castaway definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CASTAWAY, n. That which is thrown away. A person abandoned by God, as unworthy of his favor; a reprobate. 1 Cor
CASTAWAY, a. Rejected; useless; of no value.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a person who is rejected (from society or home) [syn: outcast, castaway, pariah, Ishmael]
2: a shipwrecked person [syn: castaway, shipwreck survivor]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 1542 1. thrown away ; rejected 2. a. cast adrift or ashore as a survivor of a shipwreck b. thrown out or left without friends or resources castaway noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. & adj. --n. a shipwrecked person. --adj. 1 shipwrecked. 2 cast aside; rejected.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Castaway Cast"a*way, n. 1. One who, or that which, is cast away or shipwrecked. 2. One who is ruined; one who has made moral shipwreck; a reprobate. Lest . . . when I have preached to others, I myself should be a castaway. --1 Cor. ix. 27.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Castaway Cast"a*way, a. Of no value; rejected; useless.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(castaways) A castaway is a person who has managed to swim or float to a lonely island or shore after their boat has sunk. N-COUNT

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Gr. adokimos, (1 Cor. 9:27), one regarded as unworthy (R.V., "rejected"); elsewhere rendered "reprobate" (2 Tim. 3:8, etc.); "rejected" (Heb. 6:8, etc.).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kast'-a-wa (adokimos, from dokimazo, "I test," "I approve after testing," hence, approved after being tested): This word is rendered "castaway" only in the King James Version: "I myself should be a castaway" ("rejected" the Revised Version (British and American), the American Standard Revised Version, 1Co 9:27). But the same word occurs a number of times usually translated "reprobate" (Ro 1:28; 2Co 13:5-7; 2Ti 3:8; Tit 1:16); "rejected" (Hebrews 6:8).

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. n. Outcast, reprobate, vagabond, abandoned wretch, moral shipwreck, moral wreck, lost soul. II. a. Rejected, discarded, abandoned, cast-off.

Moby Thesaurus

DP, Ishmael, abandoned, aground, cast-off, castoff, declasse, deep six, derelict, deserted, discard, discarded, discarding, disowned, displaced person, disposal, disused, dogie, dumping, elimination, evictee, exile, expatriate, expellee, flotsam, flotsam and jetsam, forsaken, foundered, foundling, grounded, high and dry, jetsam, jettison, jettisoned, junk, junking, lagan, left, leper, marooned, on the rocks, orphan, outcast, outcast of society, outcaste, outlaw, outside the gates, outside the pale, pariah, persona non grata, refuse, reject, rejectamenta, rejected, rejection, removal, rubbish, scrapping, set fast, shipwrecked, social outcast, stranded, stuck, stuck fast, swamped, throwaway, trash, unacceptable person, undesirable, untouchable, waif, waifs and strays, wastrel, wrecked


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