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case (n):
a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
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the family brought suit against the landlord
Related Word: suit
case (n):
a portable container for carrying several objects
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the musicians left their instrument cases backstage
case (n):
a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
case (n):
bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
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the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase
case (n):
(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
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for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters
case (n):
the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
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the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced
case (n):
the housing or outer covering of something
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the clock has a walnut case
Related Words: casing
case (n):
an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
case (n):
the actual state of things
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that was not the case
case (n):
nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
case (n):
a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument
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he stated his case clearly
case (n):
a problem requiring investigation
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Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir
case (n):
a specific size and style of type within a type family
case (n):
an occurrence of something
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it was a case of bad judgment.
another instance occurred yesterday.
but there is always the famous example of the Smiths

Related Words: exampleinstance
case (n):
a person requiring professional services
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a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor
case (n):
a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
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a real character.
a strange character.
a friendly eccentric.
the capable type.
a mental case

Related Word: type
case (n):
a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation
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the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly.
the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities

Related Word: subject
case (n):
the quantity contained in a case
case (n):
a special set of circumstances
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in that event, the first possibility is excluded.
it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled
case (n):
a specific state of mind that is temporary
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a case of the jitters
case (v):
enclose in, or as if in, a case
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my feet were encased in mud
Related Words: enin
case (v):
look over, usually with the intention to rob
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They men cased the housed
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