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case1

 
pronunciation:
keIs
phrases:
in case
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an instance or example of something.
a case of lying
synonyms:
example, incidence, instance, occasion, occurrence
similar words:
affair, business, event, happening, illustration, matter, picture
definition 2: things in reality; what is actual or true.
It is not the case that we were rich.
synonyms:
actuality, fact, reality, truth
similar words:
circumstance
definition 3: a person or thing requiring attention.
She is a sad case.
synonyms:
concern, problem, situation, victim
similar words:
circumstance, difficulty, dilemma, impasse, mess, pickle, pinch, plight, predicament, state, straits
definition 4: a circumstance requiring investigation by authorities such as the police.
a suicide case
synonyms:
business, concern, matter
similar words:
affair, circumstance, proceeding
definition 5: a factual and reasoned argument.
the case for withdrawal of troops
synonyms:
argument, basis, explanation, grounds, reason
similar words:
base, facts, proof, reasoning, thesis
definition 6: in law, an action or suit.
synonyms:
action, lawsuit, suit
similar words:
litigation, proceeding, trial
definition 7: in medicine, one who is injured or sick.
a heart case
synonyms:
patient
similar words:
invalid, victim
definition 8: in grammar, the syntactical relationship of a noun, pronoun, or adjective to other words in a sentence, indicated by its inflection or its position in the sentence.
similar words:
declension
definition 9: any of the categories, such as "objective" or "dative," that designate such a relationship, or any such inflected form of a word.
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