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Definition of "case":

noun: a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy


noun: a portable container for carrying several objects

"the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"


noun: a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home


noun: bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

"the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"


noun: (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"


noun: the enclosing frame around a door or window opening


noun: the housing or outer covering of something

"the clock has a walnut case"


noun: an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part


noun: the actual state of things

"that was not the case"


noun: nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence


noun: a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument

"he stated his case clearly"


noun: a problem requiring investigation

"Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"


noun: a specific size and style of type within a type family


noun: an occurrence of something

"it was a case of bad judgment"


noun: a person requiring professional services

"a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"


noun: a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

"a mental case"


noun: a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation

"the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"


noun: the quantity contained in a case


noun: a special set of circumstances

"it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"


noun: a specific state of mind that is temporary

"a case of the jitters"


verb: enclose in, or as if in, a case

"my feet were encased in mud"


verb: look over, usually with the intention to rob

"They men cased the housed"



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