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case

Overview of noun case

1. case, instance, example -- (an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths")

2. event, case -- (a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled")

3. lawsuit, suit, case, cause, causa -- (a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord")

4. case -- (the actual state of things; "that was not the case")

5. case -- (a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage")

6. case -- (a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor")

7. subject, case, guinea pig -- (a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation; "the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"; "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities")

8. case -- (a problem requiring investigation; "Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir")

9. case -- (a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly")

10. case, caseful -- (the quantity contained in a case)

11. case, grammatical case -- (nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence)

12. case -- (a specific state of mind that is temporary; "a case of the jitters")

13. character, eccentric, type, case -- (a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case")

14. font, fount, typeface, face, case -- (a specific size and style of type within a type family)

15. sheath, case -- (an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part)

16. shell, case, casing -- (the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case")

17. casing, case -- (the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced")

18. case, compositor's case, typesetter's case -- ((printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers; "for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters")

19. case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip -- (bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase")

20. case, display case, showcase, vitrine -- (a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home)


Overview of verb case

1. case -- (look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed")

2. encase, incase, case -- (enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud")



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