cast aside(redirected from cast something off)
cast someone asideand cast someone off; cast someone away
Fig. to dispose of someone; to reject or discard someone. He simply cast his wife aside, and that was it.
cast something asideand cast something off; cast something away
to throw something away. You can't just cast aside a new coat that you've only worn once.
1. To throw or push something or someone out of the way: I cast my coat aside so that he could sit down. She cast aside the boxes in front of the door.
2. To reject or disregard something or someone: The commander cast aside all caution and ordered the troops to charge the fort. I knew you would cast me aside once you became famous.