case

  • 41case — I n. legal action argument 1) to hear, try a case (the court will not hear this case) 2) to argue, plead a case (the lawyer argued the case skillfully) 3) to make (out), present, state; take a case (she made out a good case for her client; the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 42case — case1 W1S1 [keıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(example)¦ 2¦(situation)¦ 3 (just) in case 4 in any case 5 in that case 6¦(reason/argument)¦ 7¦(law/crime)¦ 8¦(box/container)¦ 9 it s a case of something 10¦(disease)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 43case — case1 [ keıs ] noun *** ▸ 1 example/instance ▸ 2 situation affecting something ▸ 3 legal matter for court ▸ 4 reasons for/against something ▸ 5 situation/person ▸ 6 container/cover ▸ 7 in language ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count an example or instance of… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 44case — case1 caseless, adj. caselessly, adv. /kays/, n. 1. an instance of the occurrence, existence, etc., of something: Sailing in such a storm was a case of poor judgment. 2. the actual state of things: That is not the case. 3. a question or problem… …

    Universalium

  • 45case — I [[t]ke͟ɪs[/t]] INSTANCES AND OTHER ABSTRACT MEANINGS ♦ cases 1) N COUNT: oft in N, N of n A particular case is a particular situation or incident, especially one that you are using as an individual example or instance of something. Surgical… …

    English dictionary

  • 46case — 1 /keIs/ noun 1 EXAMPLE (C) an example of a particular situation, problem etc: In some cases, it is necessary to operate. (+ of): an extreme case of anorexia | case in point (=a clear example of a situation, problem etc that you are discussing or …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 47case — I UK [keɪs] / US noun Word forms case : singular case plural cases *** 1) [countable] an example or instance of something case of: a serious case of nerves a) an instance of a disease case of: a bad case of food poisoning b) a person with a… …

    English dictionary

  • 48case — 01. The doctor said that my grandfather s [case] was very serious. 02. There have been three or four [cases] of violent home invasions in Seattle so far this year. 03. He has a bad [case] of allergies and has to be very careful about what he eats …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 49Case-IH — Logo von Case IH Case International 1056 XL …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 50case — 1. n. 1 an instance of something occurring. 2 a state of affairs, hypothetical or actual. 3 a an instance of a person receiving professional guidance, e.g. from a doctor or social worker. b this person or the circumstances involved. 4 a matter… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 51case — Synonyms and related words: Bible truth, Smyth sewing, abessive, ablative, absolute fact, accepted fact, accusative, action, actual fact, adessive, admitted fact, afghan, alien, allative, ammunition box, anyhow, anyway, apoplectic, approximative …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 52case — {{11}}case (n.1) state of affairs, early 13c., from O.Fr. cas an event, happening, situation, quarrel, trial, from L. casus a chance, occasion, opportunity; accident, mishap, lit. a falling, from cas , pp. stem of cadere to fall, sink, settle… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 53case*/*/*/ — [keɪs] noun [C] 1) a situation that involves a particular person or thing In the majority of cases, it s easy to keep costs down.[/ex] If that s the case, I m not surprised she was angry.[/ex] It was a case of love at first sight.[/ex] ‘I don t… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 54case — I. /keɪs / (say kays) noun 1. an instance of the occurrence, existence, etc., of something. 2. the actual state of things: *This has been the case for a year, now. –glenda adams, 1982. 3. a question or problem of moral conduct: a case of… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 55case — I [[t]keɪs[/t]] n. 1) an instance of the occurrence, existence, etc., of something: a case of poor judgment[/ex] 2) the actual state of things: That is not the case[/ex] 3) situation; circumstance; plight: a sad case[/ex] 4) soc a patient or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 56CASE — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Case (значения). Пример CASE инструментария CASE (англ. Computer Aided Software Engineering)  набор инстру …

    Википедия

  • 57CASE — s. f. Maison. Il ne se dit guère au propre que Des cabanes où logent les nègres employés à la culture des plantations, dans les colonies. Fam., Le patron de la case, Le maître de la maison ; ou, par extension, Celui qui a toute autorité dans la… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 58Case IH — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Case (homonymie). Case IH est un constructeur américain de matériel agricole, issu de l entreprise Case et appartenant au groupe CNH Global. Case IH est surtout connu pour ses tracteurs et ses engins de travaux… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 59case — (kâ z ) s. f. 1°   Petite et chétive maison. Les cases des nègres aux colonies. •   Voyez vous ces cases étroites Et ces palais si grands, si beaux, si bien dorés ?, LA FONT. Fabl. III, 8. •   [Le rat] va courir le pays, abandonne son trou ;… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 60case — See: BASKET CASE, CIRCUMSTANCES ALTER CASES, COUCH CASE, GET DOWN TO BRASS TACKS also GET DOWN TO CASES, IN ANY CASE, IN CASE or IN THE EVENT, IN CASE OF also IN THE EVENT OF, VANITY CASE …

    Dictionary of American idioms