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"case" Meaning in English

1. a specific size and style of type within a type family
Part of speech : noun
2. a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
Part of speech : noun
3. a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
Part of speech : noun
4. (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
Part of speech : noun
Example : for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters
5. a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures
Part of speech : noun
6. to enclose in, or as if in, a case
Part of speech : verb
Example : my feet were encased in mud
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7. a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
Part of speech : noun
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8. bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
Part of speech : noun
Example : The burglar carried the loot in a case.
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9. the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
Part of speech : noun
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10. the housing or outer covering of something
Part of speech : noun
Example : the clock has a walnut case
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11. an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
Part of speech : noun
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12. nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
Part of speech : noun
13. an occurrence of something
Part of speech : noun
Example : it was a case of bad judgment
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14. the quantity contained in a case
Part of speech : noun
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15. a special set of circumstances
Part of speech : noun
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16. a portable container for carrying several objects
Part of speech : noun
Example : the musicians left their instrument cases backstage
17. the actual state of things
Part of speech : noun
Example : that was not the case
18. a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument
Part of speech : noun
Example : I made my case for the implementation of bike lanes.
19. a problem requiring investigation
Part of speech : noun
Example : Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir
20. a person requiring professional services
Part of speech : noun
Example : a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor
21. a specific state of mind that is temporary
Part of speech : noun
Example : a case of the jitters
22. to look over, usually with the intention to rob
Part of speech : verb
Example : They men cased the housed.

Translation for "case"

case meaning in Spanish : caso
  • case meaning in German : Fall
  • case meaning in Japanese : 場合
  • case meaning in Turkish : dava
  • case meaning in Chinese : 案件
  • case meaning in Arabic : قضية
  • case meaning in Polish : walizka
  • case meaning in Hindi : मामला
  • case meaning in French : Cas
  • case meaning in Russian : дело
  • case meaning in Tamil : வழக்கு
  • case meaning in Telugu : కేసు
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