Meaning of CASE in English


I. noun see: chance Date: 13th century 1. a set of circumstances or conditions , b. a situation requiring investigation or action (as by the police), the object of investigation or consideration, condition , 3. \Middle English cas, from Anglo-French, from Latin casus, translation of Greek ptōsis, literally, fall] an inflectional form of a noun, pronoun, or adjective indicating its grammatical relation to other words, such a relation whether indicated by inflection or not, what actually exists or happens ; fact , 5. a suit or action in law or equity, b. the evidence supporting a conclusion or judgment, argument , 6. an instance of disease or injury , an instance that directs attention to a situation or exhibits it in action ; example , a peculiar person ; character , oneself considered as an object of harassment or criticism , see: instance II. noun see: heave Date: 14th century 1. a box or receptacle for holding something, a box together with its contents, set , 2. an outer covering or housing , a tube into which the components of a round of ammunition are loaded, a divided tray for holding printing type, the frame of a door or window ; casing , III. transitive verb (~d; casing) Date: 1575 to enclose in or cover with or as if with a ~ ; en~ , to line (as a well) with supporting material (as metal pipe), to inspect or study especially with intent to rob

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