- 1. A box, container or cover, used for storage, transportation, etc.
- Example: suitcase
- Thesaurus: box, carton, crate, chest, bin, cabinet, casket.
- Example: watch case
- A tray with compartments containing individual types, divided up in terms of their style and size. See upper case, lower case.
- The hard covers containing the text of a hardback book.
- cased, casing
1. To put something in a case.
To have a good look at a premises with the intention of robbing them.
- 1. A particular occasion, situation or set of circumstances.
2. An example, instance or occurrence.
- Thesaurus: example, instance, illustration, sample, exemplification, specimen.
4. A matter requiring investigation.
5. A matter to be decided in a law court.
- Thesaurus: lawsuit, suit, litigation, petition, proceeding.
- Thesaurus: argument, position, reason, evidence, facts.
- Form: case for something (sometimes)
- Form: case against something
- The relationship of a noun, pronoun or adjective to other words in a sentence;
- One of the forms or categories indicating the relationship.
- Example: nominative case
- According to how things turn out.
- To be true.
- A good example, relevant to the present discussion.
- Whatever happens; no matter what happens.
- So as to be prepared or safe (if a certain thing should happen).
- If a certain occurrence happens.
- If that happens, since that has happened, etc.