English dictionary definition of:

case


Noun

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

Verb

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

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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 15:22:31 on 02-08-19

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