13 Definitions of Case

The meaning of the word case, the definition of Case:

n. - A box, sheath, or covering; as, a case for holding goods; a case for spectacles; the case of a watch; the case (capsule) of a cartridge; a case (cover) for a book.

n. - A box and its contents; the quantity contained in a box; as, a case of goods; a case of instruments.

n. - A shallow tray divided into compartments or "boxes" for holding type.

n. - An inclosing frame; a casing; as, a door case; a window case.

n. - A small fissure which admits water to the workings.

n. - Chance; accident; hap; opportunity.

n. - That which befalls, comes, or happens; an event; an instance; a circumstance, or all the circumstances; condition; state of things; affair; as, a strange case; a case of injustice; the case of the Indian tribes.

n. - A patient under treatment; an instance of sickness or injury; as, ten cases of fever; also, the history of a disease or injury.

n. - The matters of fact or conditions involved in a suit, as distinguished from the questions of law; a suit or action at law; a cause.

n. - One of the forms, or the inflections or changes of form, of a noun, pronoun, or adjective, which indicate its relation to other words, and in the aggregate constitute its declension; the relation which a noun or pronoun sustains to some other word.

v. t. - To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose.

v. t. - To strip the skin from; as, to case a box.

v. i. - To propose hypothetical cases.

The word "case" uses 4 letters: A C E S

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Words formed by adding one letter before or after case, or to case in any order:

d - cades cased daces   e - cease   f - cafes faces   g - cages   h - aches chase   i - saice   k - cakes   l - alecs laces scale   m - acmes cames maces   n - acnes canes scena   p - capes paces scape space   r - acres cares carse ceras escar races scare serac   s - cases   t - caste cates cesta taces   u - cause sauce   v - caves  

Shorter words found within case:

ace ae as es sac sae sea sec

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