Case(n.) Chance; accident; hap; opportunity.
Case(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.
Case(n.) A patient under treatment; an instance of sickness or injury; as, ten cases of fever; also, the history of a disease or injury.
Case(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.
Case(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.
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.
Case(n.) A box and its contents; the quantity contained in a box; as, a case of goods; a case of instruments.
Case(n.) A shallow tray divided into compartments or \"boxes\" for holding type.
Case(n.) An inclosing frame; a casing; as, a door case; a window case.
Case(n.) A small fissure which admits water to the workings.
Case(v. i.) To propose hypothetical cases.
Case(v. t.) To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose.
Case(v. t.) To strip the skin from; as, to case a box.
Cased(imp. & p. p.) of Case
Casing(n.) The act or process of inclosing in, or covering with, a case or thin substance, as plaster, boards, etc.
Casing(n.) An outside covering, for protection or ornament, or to precent the radiation of heat.
Casing(n.) An inclosing frame; esp. the framework around a door or a window. See Case, n., 4.
Casing(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Cash
Casing(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Case
Casings(n. pl.) Dried dung of cattle used as fuel.
Words within case