case

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Inflections of 'case' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
cases
v 3rd person singular
casing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
cased
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
cased
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

case
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: rectangular container
Synonyms:
container , box , bin , crate , carton , chest , suitcase , briefcase, safe , lockbox, canister , caddy, coffer, punnet
Sense: Noun: challenge
Synonyms:
challenge , problem , predicament , dilemma, difficulty , quandary, puzzle , riddle , question , conundrum , issue , poser (informal), toughy (slang)
Sense: Noun: example
Synonyms:
example , case study, instance , sample , specimen , representative , illustration, exemplar
Sense: Noun: legal action
Synonyms:
lawsuit , suit , claim , litigation, legal action, action , court case, proceedings, trial , court proceedings, legal proceedings
Sense: Noun: incident
Synonyms:
incident , occurrence , circumstance , situation , matter , event , state , episode
Sense: Noun: organized argument
Synonyms:
argument , explanation , rationale , reasoning, account , assertion , reason , evidence , grounds, claim , proof , defence, defense (UK), accounting , petition, plea , standpoint
Sense: Noun: protective cover
Synonyms:
cover , covering , casing , holder , housing , package , capsule, slipcase, sheath , scabbard, shell , pod
Sense: Noun: medical condition
Synonyms:
attack , bout, spell , fit , turn
Sense: Noun: facts - preceded by 'the'
Synonyms:
fact , reality , actuality, situation , sitch (slang), status , status quo, conditions, fact of the matter
Sense: Noun: difficult or eccentric person - slang
Synonyms:
character , individual , headcase (slang), nutcase (slang), funny one (slang), odd-bod (slang), nutter (UK, slang)
Sense: Noun: suitcase
Synonyms:
suitcase , bag , holdall, valise, briefcase, luggage , baggage
Sense: Noun: watch or study - slang
Synonyms:
watch , study , eye , scout , check out, check over, inspect, examine , monitor , recce (UK, informal), recon (informal)

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