cast (in) (one's) lot with (someone or something)(redirected from casting their lot with)
cast (in) (one's) lot with (someone or something)
1. To join another person or become part of a group. Don't worry, Mom—I really don't care about casting in my lot with the cool kids at school.
2. To give one's steadfast support to some person or group. As soon as news of the CEO's scandal becomes public, I doubt that big investor will want to cast her lot with us.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
cast one's lot with
Also, cast or throw in one's lot with . Join or side with, no matter what the outcome, as in Bill cast his lot with the new company. [First half of 1500s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
cast (one's) lot with
To join or side with for better or worse.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.