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Noun
A container designed to hold or protect something
“You'd best place your glasses into its case to protect it while you're traveling.”
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An outer covering or shell
“The cranium is a single structure forming a case around the brain.”
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An item of luggage
“The building did not have an elevator, and I was forced to lug my heavy case up the four flights of stairs.”
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A cabinet or cupboard
“His collection of crystal artifacts sparkled in the display case.”
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A box containing twelve bottles of wine or other drink, sold as a unit
“A case of beer, a case of wine, and six bottles of Wild Turkey were disposed of in merciless fashion.”
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The situation or state of affairs
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“If it is the case that the investment appears to be high-risk, I would suggest you put your money elsewhere.”
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A single instance or example of something
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“Whether this was a case of poor finishing or inspired goalkeeping is open to debate.”
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Something that is real or actually exists
“She did not believe it until I showed her evidence that it was really the case.”
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A set of facts or arguments supporting one side of a debate or controversy
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“Every party shall have the right to present their case by oral or documentary evidence.”
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A legal action, especially one to be decided in a court of law
“Lawyers for the plaintiffs have written to the judge suggesting that he step down from the case.”
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A particular event or circumstance
“A rereading of the concise rule of law should enable you to go over the underlying legal concept in your mind, how it was applied in that particular case.”
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A crime under official investigation by the police
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“Several officers are working on the case, and an incident room has been set up at York.”
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A piece of work, specifically defined within a profession
“The department's best engineer was quickly assigned to the important case.”
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A difficult or tangled issue or problem requiring resolution
“This has been an incredibly tough case to crack.”
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A sudden experience, especially of a physical or mental condition or disorder
“After splurging on the handbag, I immediately suffered a case of buyer's remorse.”
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A period during which something occurs
“It really was just a temporary case of cold feet. I would've married Mason no matter what.”
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An person suffering, or struck by, a disease, injury, or problem
“He was a critical case that was given immediate attention by the hospital.”
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Any of the forms of a noun, adjective, or pronoun that express the semantic relation of the word to other words in the sentence
“The genitive, or possessive, case is the only noun case in English that requires a spelling change.”
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An eccentric or odd person
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A playful, funny, and typically extroverted person
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An actual event, situation, or fact
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A matter for discussion in an agenda
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A document containing information or data on a particular person or thing
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A problematical situation
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The particular design of some type, font, or a font family
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Denoting a strong feeling of emotional attachment
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The state of being illegal or against the law
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A difficult or tangled situation
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A brief statement or account of the main points of something
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A compulsive or irrational preoccupation
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Inference based on reasoning from given propositions
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A bag or pouch inside a plant or animal that typically contains a fluid
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A complaint or protest over something believed to be wrong or unfair
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Evidence or argument establishing a fact or the truth of a statement
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A pocket-sized flat folding case for holding money and plastic cards
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A case for carrying papers, drawings, photographs, maps, and other flat documents
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A rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
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A sample or specimen used for testing or analysis
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To examine something in detail, especially a place or location
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“Sid would case the joint to figure out who had used the cover of darkness to commit the perfect crime.”
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To surround in a material or substance
“The machine will then case the capacitor in a suitable synthetic resin.”
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To provide or enclose with a frame
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To put or place in a box
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To see or notice
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To move or go in a furtive or stealthy way
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To impart information or knowledge
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Adjective
In accordance with fact or reality
“We restrict ourselves to the case where the brush layers are squeezed against each other but they do not interdigitate.”
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