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'The Hindu,' an Indian daily, reports:

Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitely casted his vote at Chimanbhai Patel Institute opposite Karnavati club.

Does the verb cast has a form as casted?

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8/19/13- Why are you editing a 9 month old question? –  mikeY Aug 19 '13 at 21:01
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Why not edit a 9-month-old question? –  Bradd Szonye Aug 20 '13 at 11:03
    
"Does the verb cast has a form as casted?" Grammatically speaking, this question should have been cast as "Does the verb cast have a form as casted?" –  user60247 Dec 21 '13 at 5:58
    
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The Oxford English Dictionary records casted as being used as the past tense of cast from the Middle English period to the sixteenth century. The latest citation showing its use is dated 1526. If it is making a comeback, I haven’t heard or seen it, but that may be because it is not widespread in contemporary British English. The British National Corpus has only one record for casted, and that is in the theatrical sense. The Corpus of Contemporary American English, on the other hand, has 24 records.

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"Nick Clegg casted his vote in Sheffield yesterday" independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/… –  Kris Dec 17 '12 at 10:56
    
@Kris. There you are then. But one swallow . . . –  Barrie England Dec 17 '12 at 10:58
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I had thought so, too. "Across the whole of Merseyside, just 12.7 per cent of the electorate casted a vote." sthelensreporter.co.uk/news/local/… "Overall 75, 74 percent of the votes casted were in favour, so you know, we've got something badly wrong in the Church of England that we can't actually deliver this after all this time." ibtimes.co.uk/faith-belief-videos/1736/… –  Kris Dec 17 '12 at 11:04
    
@Kris. Thank you. Time will tell. –  Barrie England Dec 17 '12 at 11:07
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@tchrist. The OED, without comment, gives both forecast and forecasted as the past tense and past participle. –  Barrie England Dec 17 '12 at 13:04

"Does the verb cast has a form as casted?"

Yes. This may surprise you, but grammarist explains:

Casted
The verb cast is conventionally uninflected in the past tense and as a past participle. Casted is an old form—examples are easily found in texts from every century from the 14th to the present—but it has given way to cast in modern English. In current usage, however, casted is gaining ground, especially where cast means either (1) to assemble actors for a performance, or (2) to throw out bait and/or a lure on a fishing line. (Both these senses have extended metaphorical uses where casted is likewise used at least some of the time). Many people object to casted, but that doesn’t change the fact that it is catching on and not likely to go away soon.
The total votes casted in Uniontown on Tuesday were 1,431, which represented a turnout of 55 percent. [Associated Press via Real Clear Politics]
[emphasis mine]

And not to confuse with other 'genuine' casted:

  • Caste hereditary class of Hindu society v, adj. casted See also: Elizabeth Isichei
  • Cast Operator: () (programming) A type cast provides a method for explicit conversion of the type of an object in a specific situation. v. cast, casted
  • An orthopedic cast, body cast or surgical cast, is a shell, frequently made from plaster, encasing a limb v, adj. casted
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Surely the third of your other 'genuine' examples involves the same word but one of the many different senses given for example at the AHDEL. I'd guess that the second also involves polysemy rather than homonymy. At eskimo.com/~scs/cclass/int/sx4bb.html is: The name of the operator comes from the term typecast... And typecast is acknowledged to be a compound. –  Edwin Ashworth Dec 17 '12 at 9:44
    
@EdwinAshworth No contest. Those are cases of 'genuine inflection' unlike casted a vote. –  Kris Dec 17 '12 at 9:50
    
It does become complicated when different polysemes of a verb conjugate differently (rather than have different options for all senses). Set in the sense of place (children) within a set (at school) always, in my experience, has setted as past tense. I should think only Gollum would use that form for a jelly. –  Edwin Ashworth Dec 17 '12 at 9:54
    
Just pointing out that your first bulleted example involves a totally different word (casted). I have to move on quickly when I hear bidded - it's bad enough having to deal with yesterday, he bid on a Ming vase / bade his friends at college farewell. –  Edwin Ashworth Dec 17 '12 at 9:58
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@StoneyB You can say broadcasted? Really? I can’t. –  tchrist Dec 17 '12 at 13:04

Casted

The verb cast is conventionally uninflected in the past tense and as a past participle. Casted is an old form—examples are easily found in texts from every century from the 14th to the present—but it has given way to cast in modern English. In current usage, however, casted is gaining ground, especially where cast means either (1) to assemble actors for a performance, or (2) to throw out bait and/or a lure on a fishing line. (Both these senses have extended metaphorical uses where casted is likewise used at least some of the time). Many people object to casted, but that doesn’t change the fact that it is catching on and not likely to go away soon.

Examples
First, let’s look at two examples of the traditional form. In this example, cast is used as a past-tense verb:

I cast my line, and sure enough he was all over it. [Colorado Angler]

And in this sentence, cast is a past participle:

Ranulph Mabier, cast ashore by one of the Channel’s fierce storms, comes to live with the du Frocqs … [Shelf Love]

When the verb cast means to assemble a lineup of actors, the past-tense and past-participle casted is becoming more common. Here are a few examples of the word in action:

Jessica Biel, left, and Jaime Foxx, centre front, star in Garry Marshall’s impressively castedromantic comedy Valentine’s Day. [Metro News]
The total votes casted in Uniontown on Tuesday were 1,431, which represented a turnout of 55 percent. [Associated Press via Real Clear Politics]
It has casted a pall over Delhi’s Games just as the problem-plagued event has begun to iron out the kinks. [Australian]

Of course, we are never required to use casted, and those who prefer the older form can go on using it, even in theater- and fishing-related contexts. Most editors around the English-speaking world still stamp it out when they see it.

Surely thou didst set them in slippery places: thou castedst them down into destruction. Psalms 73:18

Casted (The Casted Series) (Volume 1) by Sonya Loveday (Jul 29, 2013)

Investigation of residual stresses in a High pressure die casted part: A full understanding of residual stresses... by KIMON P. AFSARIDIS (Aug 8, 2010)

casted Contents [hide] • 1 English o 1.1 Etymology 1  1.1.1 Verb  1.1.2 Adjective o 1.2 Etymology 2  1.2.1 Adjective o 1.3 Anagrams English[edit] Etymology 1[edit] See cast Verb[edit] casted 1. (nonstandard) simple past tense and past participle of cast Adjective[edit] casted (not comparable) 1. (medicine) Set in a cast.  [] Etymology 2[edit] caste +‎ -ed Adjective[edit] casted (not comparable) 1. Having membership in a caste.

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Chunhui Casted by Masters - Chunhui Secondary School in 1920s (Chinese Edition) by Li Xing Zhou (Jan 10, 2008)

Nepalese Casted Vessels Decanters and Bowls by Matthew S. Friedman (2000)

Pocket Podiatry: Footwear and Foot Orthoses, 1e by Anita Ellen Williams PhD BSc(Hons) and Chris Nester PhD BSc(Hons) (Aug 27, 2010) excerpt - Page 29: "... Prefabricated foot orthoses 31 Casted foot orthoses

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Excerpt - Page 22: "... front of me trying to grab my neck. I casted a freezing spell ... The Impairment (Witness To Unsightly Truths) (Volume 1) by Ray Paul Muniz (Mar 31, 2013)

Excerpt - Page 25: "... becomes your desire.” Kyle casted a skeptical brow upon Mark as Up-to-Date Candy Teacher by Charles Apell (Aug 7, 2008) Excerpt – "... fondant cream for bar goods, casted in starch. MOULD BOARDS WITH . Kingdom Spiritual Warfare & Deliverance (Volume 1) by Malcolm Robinson (Jul 6, 2012) Excerpt - Page 35: "... and as we see the demons casted out the Kingdom of Heaven is come Physics of Dendrites: Computational Experiments by P. K. Galenko and V. A. Zhuravlev (Dec 1994) Excerpt – "... steel dendrites in continuously casted ingots (Rules et al. Tunnel Construction (Proceedings 5th Int by Messe München International (Jan 1, 1998) Excerpt – "... 1 Fully casted lining Excavation of the tunnel started May 95 at both . Gaskognische Grammatik (German Edition) by Emil Schultz (Oct 16, 2009) Excerpt - Page 35: "... vestire-bestir, castellu-casted, festa, costa, fust, mostaticu . Materials for Bio-sensors and Renewable Energy Applications: ... - Page 14 books.google.com/books?isbn=0549330607 David M. Hess - 2007 - ‎Preview ... Casted Dip Casted Solvent Casted Spin Casted Dip Casted Solvent CastedSpin Casted Dip Casted Solvent Casted Spin Casted Dip Casted Solvent CastedSpin Casted Dip Casted Solvent Casted Spin Casted Dip Casted Solvent Casted

  1. PRO 7: 1st International RILEM Symposium on Self-Compacting Concrete - Page 19 books.google.com/books?isbn=2912143098 Åke Skarendahl, ‎Örjan Petersson - 1999 - ‎Preview In this perspective a question is whether there will be a future for site-castedconcrete in a building industry becoming more industrialised? The answer is definitely no with a site-casted concrete process of today's. There are, however, possible ...

many examples.

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Thanks for your contribution. I've started separating out the paragraphs and sections, but am a bit lost on the last half of your answer. perhaps you could do some editing to make it easier to read. Thanks. –  TrevorD Aug 20 '13 at 0:55

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