Dictionary Results for case

1. case - noun

· an occurrence of something; "it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

Synonym(s): instance, example

Hypernym(s): happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural_event

2. case - noun

· a special set of circumstances; "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"; "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"

Synonym(s): event

Hypernym(s): circumstance

3. case - noun

· a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"

Synonym(s): lawsuit, suit, cause, causa

Hypernym(s): proceeding, legal_proceeding, proceedings

4. case - noun

· the actual state of things; "that was not the case"

Hypernym(s): fact

5. case - noun

· a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"

Hypernym(s): container

6. case - noun

· a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"

Hypernym(s): person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

7. case - noun

· a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation; "the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"; "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"

Synonym(s): subject, guinea_pig

Hypernym(s): person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

8. case - noun

· a problem requiring investigation; "Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"

Hypernym(s): problem

9. case - noun

· a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument; "he stated his case clearly"

Hypernym(s): argument, statement

10. case - noun

· the quantity contained in a case

Synonym(s): caseful

Hypernym(s): containerful

11. case - noun

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

Synonym(s): grammatical_case

Hypernym(s): grammatical_category, syntactic_category

12. case - noun

· a specific state of mind that is temporary; "a case of the jitters"

Hypernym(s): state_of_mind, frame_of_mind

13. case - noun

· a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"

Synonym(s): character, eccentric, type

Hypernym(s): adult, grownup

14. case - noun

· a specific size and style of type within a type family

Synonym(s): font, fount, typeface, face

Hypernym(s): type

15. case - noun

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

Synonym(s): sheath

Hypernym(s): covering, natural_covering, cover

16. case - noun

· the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case"

Synonym(s): shell, casing

Hypernym(s): housing

17. case - noun

· the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"

Synonym(s): casing

Hypernym(s): framework, frame

18. case - noun

· (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers; "for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters"

Synonym(s): compositor%27s_case, typesetter%27s_case

Hypernym(s): receptacle

19. case - noun

· bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"

Synonym(s): pillowcase, slip, pillow_slip

Hypernym(s): bed_linen

20. case - noun

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

Synonym(s): display_case, showcase, vitrine

Hypernym(s): container

21. case - verb

· look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed"

Hypernym(s): inspect

22. case - verb

· enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"

Synonym(s): encase, incase

Hypernym(s): enclose, close_in, inclose, shut_in

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