English dictionary definition of:

case


Noun

  • an occurrence of something
  • a special set of circumstances
  • a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  • the actual state of things
  • a portable container for carrying several objects
  • a person requiring professional services
  • a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation
  • a problem requiring investigation
  • a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument
  • the quantity contained in a case
  • nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
  • a specific state of mind that is temporary
  • a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
  • a specific size and style of type within a type family
  • an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
  • the housing or outer covering of something
  • the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
  • (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
  • bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
  • a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

Verb

  • look over, usually with the intention to rob
  • enclose in, or as if in, a case

Thesaurus

caseful   casing   causa   cause   character   eccentric   encase   event   example   face   font   fount   incase   instance   lawsuit   pillowcase   sheath   shell   showcase   slip   subject   suit   type   typeface   vitrine  

Scrabble score for case


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 00:13:31 on 13-02-20

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