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Case (IPA: /ˈkeɪs/)


Case (n.)

A box, sheath, or covering; as, a case for holding goods; a case for spectacles; the case of a watch; the case (capsule) of a cartridge; a case (cover) for a book.

Case (n.)

A box and its contents; the quantity contained in a box; as, a case of goods; a case of instruments.

Case (n.)

A shallow tray divided into compartments or "LFT boxes RHT" for holding type.

Case (n.)

An inclosing frame; a casing; as, a door case; a window case.

Case (n.)

A small fissure which admits water to the workings.

Case (v. t.)

To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose.

Case (v. t.)

To strip the skin from; as, to case a box.

Case (n.)

Chance; accident; hap; opportunity.

Case (n.)

That which befalls, comes, or happens; an event; an instance; a circumstance, or all the circumstances; condition; state of things; affair; as, a strange case; a case of injustice; the case of the Indian tribes.

Case (n.)

A patient under treatment; an instance of sickness or injury; as, ten cases of fever; also, the history of a disease or injury.

Case (n.)

The matters of fact or conditions involved in a suit, as distinguished from the questions of law; a suit or action at law; a cause.

Case (n.)

One of the forms, or the inflections or changes of form, of a noun, pronoun, or adjective, which indicate its relation to other words, and in the aggregate constitute its declension; the relation which a noun or pronoun sustains to some other word.

Case (v. i.)

To propose hypothetical cases.

Case ()

A knife carried in a sheath or case.

Case ()

A large table knife; -- so called from being formerly kept in a case.

Case ()

A collection of small projectiles, inclosed in a case or canister.

Case

Grammatical category whose value reflects the grammatical function performed by a noun or pronoun in a phrase, clause, or sentence

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American singer

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Album by Case

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Polish rabbi

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Family name

Case Synonyms

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Caseful

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Casing

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Type, Eccentric, Character

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Showcase, Vitrine, Display Case

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Event

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Grammatical Case

Case Synonyms

Example, Instance

Case Synonyms

Causa, Cause, Suit, Lawsuit

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Pillowcase, Pillow Slip, Slip

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Sheath

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Casing, Shell

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Guinea Pig, Subject

Case Synonyms

Encase, Incase

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Case (Last Name / Surname)

Case is the #885 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 39,319 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Case in Spanish is Caso

Tagalog Translation

Case in Tagalog is Kahon

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Good thinking ," the tall man agreed. In this case it's not true, but it is good thinking ."" - Michael Kurland

Example Sentence (Quote)

"/* we have tried to make this normal case as abnormal as possible */" - Larry Wall

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A casus omissus can in no case be supplied by a Court of law, for that would be to make laws." - Judicial interpretation

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A father, by the law of God and nature, is bound to support his son, and è contra, in case the father is empoverished." - Fathers

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A flat case as plain as a pack-staff." - Thomas Middleton


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