HyperDic: casting_lots

English > 1 sense of the expression casting lots:
NOUNactcasting lots, drawing lots, sortitionmaking a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn
English > casting lots: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaningmaking a chance decision by using lots (straws or pebbles etc.) that are thrown or drawn.
Synonymsdrawing lots, sortition
Broaderdecision, determination, conclusionThe act of making up your mind about something
Catalaninsaculació

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