Case 1Definition: 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 2Definition: A box and its contents; the quantity contained in a box; as, a case of goods; a case of
Case 3Definition: A shallow tray divided into
compartments or "boxes" for holding type.
Case 4Definition: An inclosing frame; a casing; as, a door case; a window case.
Case 5Definition: A small fissure which
admits water to the
Case 6Definition: To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose.
Case 7Definition: To strip the skin from; as, to case a box.
Case 8Definition: Chance; accident; hap; opportunity.
Case 9Definition: 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
Case 10Definition: A patient under treatment; an instance of sickness or injury; as, ten
cases of fever; also, the history of a disease or injury.
Case 11Definition: 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 12Definition: One of the
forms, or the
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 13Definition: To propose hypothetical
case 14Definition: 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"
case 15Definition: a portable container for carrying several
musicians left their instrument
case 16Definition: a glass container used to store and display
items in a shop or museum or home
case 17Definition: bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
case 18Definition: the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be
case 19Definition: the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"
case 20Definition: an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
case 21Definition: the actual state of things; "that was not the case"
adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
case 23Definition: a statement of
reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly"
case 24Definition: a problem requiring investigation; "Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"
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"
a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
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"
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"
the quantity contained in a 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"
a specific state of mind that is temporary; "a case of the jitters"
enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed"