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Definition case

Etymology 1

Middle English cas, from Old French cas (“an event”), from Latin casus (“a falling, a fall; accident, event, occurrence; occasion, opportunity; noun case”), perfect passive participle of cado (“to fall, to drop”).

Noun

case (plural cases)

  1. An actual event, situation, or fact.
  2. (now rare) A given condition or state.
  3. A piece of work, specifically defined within a profession.
  4. (academia) An instance or event as a topic of study.
  5. (law) A legal proceeding, lawsuit.
  6. (grammar) A specific inflection of a word depending on its function in the sentence.
  7. (grammar, uncountable) Grammatical cases and their meanings taken either as a topic in general or within a specific language.
  8. (medicine) An instance of a specific condition or set of symptoms.
  9. (programming) A section of code representing one of the actions of a conditional switch.
Verb

case (third-person singular simple present cases, present participle casing, simple past and past participle cased)

  1. (obsolete) To propose hypothetical cases.

Etymology 2

From Middle English cas, from Old Northern French casse, (compare Old French chasse (“box, chest, case”)), from Latin capsa (“box, bookcase”), from capi? (“to take, seize, hold”).

Noun

case (plural cases)

  1. A box that contains or can contain a number of identical items of manufacture.
  2. A box, sheath, or covering generally.
  3. A piece of luggage that can be used to transport an apparatus such as a sewing machine.
  4. An enclosing frame or casing.
  5. A suitcase.
  6. A piece of furniture, constructed partially of transparent glass or plastic, within which items can be displayed.
  7. The outer covering or framework of a piece of apparatus such as a computer.
  8. (printing, historical) A shallow tray divided into compartments or "boxes" for holding type, traditionally arranged in sets of two, the "upper case" (containing capitals, small capitals, accented) and "lower case" (small letters, figures, punctuation marks, quadrats, and spaces).
  9. (typography, by extension) The nature of a piece of alphabetic type, whether a “capital” (upper case) or “small” (lower case) letter.
  10. (poker slang) Four of a kind.
  11. (US) A unit of liquid measure used to measure sales in the beverage industry, equivalent to 192 fluid ounces.
  12. (mining) A small fissure which admits water into the workings.
  13. A thin layer of harder metal on the surface of an object whose deeper metal is allowed to remain soft.
  14. A cardboard box that holds (usually 24) beer bottles or cans.
Adjective

case (not comparable)

  1. (poker slang) The last remaining card of a particular rank.
Verb

case (third-person singular simple present cases, present participle casing, simple past and past participle cased)

  1. (transitive) To place (an item or items of manufacture) into a box, as in preparation for shipment.
  2. (transitive) To cover or protect with, or as if with, a case; to enclose.
  3. (transitive, informal) To survey (a building or other location) surreptitiously, as in preparation for a robbery.

Results 251 Words with the letters CASE

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6 letter words with the letters CASE 
ACCESS 12
ACCUSE 13
ACKEES 13
ACUTES 10
AMICES 12
APICES 12
ARCHES 11
ASCEND 11
ASCENT 10
ASPECT 12
BACHES 14
BECAPS 15
BRACES 12
CABERS 12
CABLES 13
CACHES 14
CADETS 10
CADGES 12
CADRES 10
CAGERS 11
CALCES 13
CALESA 10
CALVES 14
CALXES 17
CAMELS 13
CAMEOS 12
CAMISE 12
CANERS 10
CANOES 10
CAPERS 12
CARLES 10
CARVES 13
CASEFY 14
CASEIC 12
CASEIN 10
CASERN 10
CASHED 12
CASHES 11
CASHEW 14
CASKED 14
CASKET 13
CASQUE 19
CASTLE 10
CAULES 11
CAUSED 11
CAUSER 10
CAUSES 10
CAUSEY 12
CAVERS 13
CAVIES 13
CAYUSE 12
CEASED 10
CEDARS 10
CEIBAS 12
CESURA 10
CHAFES 14
CHAISE 11
CHAPES 14
CHARES 11
CHASED 12
CHASER 11
CHASES 11
CHASSE 11
CHASTE 11
CHEAPS 14
CHEATS 11
CHELAS 12
CLADES 11
CLAUSE 11
CLAVES 14
CLEANS 11
CLEARS 10
CLEATS 10
COAXES 16
CRAKES 13
CRANES 10
CRAPES 12
CRAVES 13
CRAZES 18
CREAKS 13
CREAMS 12
CREASY 11
CUESTA 10
DANCES 11
DECAFS 13
DECALS 11
DECAYS 12
ECLATS 10
ENACTS 10
ENCASE 10
ENCASH 12
EPACTS 12
ESCAPE 12
ESCARP 12
ESCHAR 11
EXACTS 16
FACERS 12
FACETS 12
FACIES 12
FAECES 12
FALCES 13
FARCES 12
FASCES 12
FAUCES 13
GLACES 12
GRACES 11
HACEKS 15
HANCES 12
INCASE 10
LACERS 10
LACHES 12
LANCES 11
MACERS 12
MACHES 14
MACLES 13
MECCAS 15
MESCAL 13
MUSCAE 13
NACHES 12
NACRES 10
NANCES 11
OCEANS 10
PACERS 12
PARSEC 12
PEACES 12
PECANS 13
PLACES 13
RANCES 10
RECAPS 12
SACHEM 14
SACHET 11
SACKED 14
SACKER 13
SACQUE 19
SACRED 10
SAMECH 14
SAUCED 11
SAUCER 10
SAUCES 10
SCALED 11
SCALER 10
SCALES 10
SCAPED 13
SCAPES 12
SCARCE 12
SCARED 10
SCAREY 11
SCATHE 11
SCENAS 10
SCHEMA 14
SCLERA 10
SCRAPE 12
SCREAK 13
SCREAM 12
SEANCE 10
SEARCH 11
SECANT 10
SECPAR 12
SENECA 10
SOCAGE 11
SOLACE 10
SPACED 13
SPACER 12
SPACES 12
SPACEY 14
SPICAE 12
STANCE 10
TACHES 11
UNCASE 11
USANCE 11
VESICA 13
WACKES 16
5 letter words with the letters CASE 
ACHES 10
ACMES 11
CAFES 11
CAGES 10
CAKES 12
CAMES 11
CAPES 11
CAVES 12
CHASE 10
FACES 11
MACES 11
PACES 11
SCAPE 11
SPACE 11
4 letter words with the letters CASE 
ACES 7
CASE 7
3 letter words with the letters CASE 
ACE 6
SAC 6
SAE 3
SEA 3
SEC 6
2 letter words with the letters CASE 
AE 2
AS 2
ES 2

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