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Meaning & Definition of Case in English

English

Case

/kes/

noun

1. 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"
    synonym:
  • case
  • ,
  • instance
  • ,
  • example

2. A special set of circumstances

  • "In that event, the first possibility is excluded"
  • "It may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"
    synonym:
  • event
  • ,
  • case

3. 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"
    synonym:
  • lawsuit
  • ,
  • suit
  • ,
  • case
  • ,
  • cause
  • ,
  • causa

4. The actual state of things

  • "That was not the case"
    synonym:
  • case

5. A portable container for carrying several objects

  • "The musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
    synonym:
  • case

6. A person requiring professional services

  • "A typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
    synonym:
  • case

7. 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"
    synonym:
  • subject
  • ,
  • case
  • ,
  • guinea pig

8. A problem requiring investigation

  • "Perry mason solved the case of the missing heir"
    synonym:
  • case

9. A statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument

  • "He stated his case clearly"
    synonym:
  • case

10. The quantity contained in a case

    synonym:
  • case
  • ,
  • caseful

11. Nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence

    synonym:
  • case
  • ,
  • grammatical case

12. A specific state of mind that is temporary

  • "A case of the jitters"
    synonym:
  • case

13. 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"
    synonym:
  • character
  • ,
  • eccentric
  • ,
  • type
  • ,
  • case

14. A specific size and style of type within a type family

    synonym:
  • font
  • ,
  • fount
  • ,
  • typeface
  • ,
  • face
  • ,
  • case

15. An enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

    synonym:
  • sheath
  • ,
  • case

16. The housing or outer covering of something

  • "The clock has a walnut case"
    synonym:
  • shell
  • ,
  • case
  • ,
  • casing

17. The enclosing frame around a door or window opening

  • "The casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"
    synonym:
  • casing
  • ,
  • case

18. (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"
    synonym:
  • case
  • ,
  • compositor's case
  • ,
  • typesetter's case

19. Bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

  • "The burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
    synonym:
  • case
  • ,
  • pillowcase
  • ,
  • slip
  • ,
  • pillow slip

20. A glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

    synonym:
  • case
  • ,
  • display case
  • ,
  • showcase
  • ,
  • vitrine

verb

1. Look over, usually with the intention to rob

  • "They men cased the housed"
    synonym:
  • case

2. Enclose in, or as if in, a case

  • "My feet were encased in mud"
    synonym:
  • encase
  • ,
  • incase
  • ,
  • case

Examples of using

The instrumental case is one of the most graceful aspects of Russian language.
What he said also applies in this case.
In case of whatever difficulty, you may ask.