Definition Of case


a container designed to hold or protect something.

he placed the trumpet safely in its velvet-lined case

a legal action, especially one to be decided in a court of law.

a libel case

an instance of a disease or problem.

200,000 cases of hepatitis B

an instance of a particular situation; an example of something occurring.

a case of mistaken identity

any of the inflected forms of a noun, adjective, or pronoun that express the semantic relation of the word to other words in the sentence.

the accusative case

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Example Of case

  • a case of champagne

  • a case of mistaken identity

  • a classic case of a good idea gone wrong

  • a former employee brought the case against the council

  • a libel case

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