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1. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] an occurrence of something.

Synonyms

  • piece
  • occurrence
  • bit
  • mortification
  • instance
  • happening
  • example
  • clip
  • time
  • natural event
  • humiliation

Antonyms

  • future
  • past
  • postmeridian
  • antemeridian

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Case

  • arianespace
  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • displace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • deface
  • debase
  • trace
  • space
  • place
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace
  • crace
  • {brace
  • brace

How do you pronounce case?

Pronounce case as keɪs.

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Sentences with case


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is particularly dangerous in the case of a large deductible.

Quotes about case


1. It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well not have lived at all - in which case, you fail by default.
- J.K. Rowling

2. I think in my case, I had no choice but to have a good sense of humor. I grew up with my dad, Danny Thomas, and George Burns and Bob Hope and Milton Berle and Sid Caesar and all those guys were at our house all the time and telling jokes and making each other laugh.
- Marlo Thomas

3. Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, in case they are ever trapped in an elevator.
- Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

2. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] a special set of circumstances.

Synonyms

  • event

Antonyms

  • resident
  • creditor

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy.

Synonyms

  • suit
  • causa
  • class action
  • lawsuit
  • countersuit
  • bastardy proceeding
  • proceedings
  • class-action suit
  • proceeding
  • cause
  • criminal suit
  • legal proceeding
  • paternity suit
  • civil suit

Antonyms

  • motionlessness
  • stand still
  • distributed
  • loose

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] the actual state of things.

Antonyms

  • noncurrent

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] a portable container for carrying several objects.

Synonyms

  • briefcase
  • cigarette case
  • letter case
  • gun case
  • wallet
  • container
  • cardcase
  • quiver
  • luggage
  • writing desk
  • compact
  • portfolio
  • notecase
  • pocketbook
  • pillbox
  • watch case
  • kit
  • glasses case
  • billfold
  • sleeve
  • baggage
  • dispatch box
  • shoe
  • locket
  • dispatch case

Antonyms

  • tall
  • disarrange
  • prolix
  • man

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] a person requiring professional services.

Synonyms

  • mortal
  • someone
  • soul
  • client
  • patient
  • charity case
  • welfare case
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] a problem requiring investigation.

Antonyms

  • absence

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument.

Synonyms

  • statement

Antonyms

  • break
  • allopatry

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • subject
  • person
  • individual
  • guinea pig
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. case

noun. ['ˈkeɪs'] the quantity contained in a case.

Synonyms

  • caseful

Antonyms

  • member
  • good guy

Etymology

  • cas (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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