alphabet

Case

Definition of case:

part of speech: noun

A covering box or sheath.

part of speech: verb

To cover with, or put in, a case.

part of speech: noun

That which falls or happens: event: particular state or condition: subject of question or inquiry: statement of facts: ( gram.) the inflection of nouns, etc.

part of speech: noun

An event; state or condition; statement; issue at law; inflection of nouns, & c.

part of speech: verb

To cover with, or inclose in, a case.

part of speech: noun

A covering or container; a box with its contents; in carpentry, a frame or casing; accompanying circumstances; as, since that is the case, I shall let the matter drop; a certain form or instance of disease; a suit or action at law; one of the forms or inflections in the declension of a noun, pronoun, or adjective showing its relation to other words; as, the nominative case.

part of speech: verb

To put in a case or box.

Usage examples for case:

  • Her case was hard. "Half a Century", Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm.
  • He will be in this case "The-Circus-Boys-on-the-Mississippi-or-Afloat-with-the-Big-Show-on-the-Big-River", Darlington, Edgar B. P..
  • What was the case "The Great God Pan", Arthur Machen.
  • " I will take the case he said. "The Metropolis", Upton Sinclair.

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