Example Sentences

for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters

The burglar carried the loot in a case.

the musicians left their instrument cases backstage

the clock has a walnut case

They men cased the housed.

my feet were encased in mud

a case of the jitters

a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor

it was a case of bad judgment

Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir

I made my case for the implementation of bike lanes.

that was not the case

Definitions

noun

the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

Synonyms: casing

noun

(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers

Synonyms: typesetter's case, compositor's case

noun

bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow

Synonyms: slip

noun

a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

Synonyms: vitrine, showcase, display case

noun

a portable container for carrying several objects

noun

a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy

Synonyms: cause

noun

the housing or outer covering of something

Synonyms: shell

noun

an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

Synonyms: sheath

noun

nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence

Synonyms: grammatical case

verb

to look over, usually with the intention to rob

verb

to enclose in, or as if in, a case

Synonyms: incase, encase

noun

a specific state of mind that is temporary

noun

a special set of circumstances

Synonyms: event

noun

the quantity contained in a case

Synonyms: caseful

noun

a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures

Synonyms: guinea pig, subject

noun

a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)

Synonyms: character, type, eccentric

noun

a person requiring professional services

noun

an occurrence of something

Synonyms: example

noun

a specific size and style of type within a type family

Synonyms: font, fount, typeface, face

noun

a problem requiring investigation

noun

a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument

noun

the actual state of things

Other words

alas, besprinkle, blue channel cat, co-educate, commutation ticket, corned beef hash, inside job, long-handled, major premise, mantiger, motile, place of business, rely upon, representation, sandarach, snap ring, specific, toll agent, witticism, zymoid