Case in a sentence

The word "case" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of case and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Case

  • A box, sheath, or covering; as, a case for holding goods; a case for spectacles; the case of a watch; the casecapsule) of a cartridge; a casecover) for a book.
  • A box and its contents; the quantity contained in a box; as, a case of goods; a case of instruments.
  • A shallow tray divided into compartments or “boxes” for holding type.
  • An inclosing frame; a casing; as, a door case; a window case.
  • A small fissure which admits water to the workings.
  • To cover or protect with, or as with, a case; to inclose.
  • That which befalls, comes, or happens; an event; an instance; a circumstance, or all the circumstances; condition; state of things; affair; as, a strange case; a case of injustice; the case of the Indian tribes.
  • A patient under treatment; an instance of sickness or injury; as, ten cases of fever; also, the history of a disease or injury.
  • The matters of fact or conditions involved in a suit, as distinguished from the questions of law; a suit or action at law; a cause.
  • One of the forms, or the inflections or changes of form, of a noun, pronoun, or adjective, which indicate its relation to other words, and in the aggregate constitute its declension; the relation which a noun or pronoun sustains to some other word.
  • a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  • a portable container for carrying several objects
  • a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
  • bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
  • (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
  • the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
  • the housing or outer covering of something
  • an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part
  • the actual state of things
  • nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
  • a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument
  • a problem requiring investigation
  • a specific size and style of type within a type family
  • an occurrence of something
  • a person requiring professional services
  • a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
  • a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation
  • the quantity contained in a case
  • a special set of circumstances
  • a specific state of mind that is temporary
  • enclose in, or as if in, a case
  • look over, usually with the intention to rob

How to use case in a sentence. Case pronunciation.

It was a case of rival prophets-all else was obscured into a legend, and he saw the strife of race in the difference of creed.
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In any case his treason was known.
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Is not this then the very Case I am speaking of?
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In many cases, too, the wealthy and the cultured rose to spittoons and other evidences of a sumptuous and luxurious taste.
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We cut down three trees apiece, and found it such heart-breaking work that we decided to "rest our case" on those; if they held the property, well and good; if they didn't, let the property spill out through the gaps and go; it was no use to work ourselves to death merely to save a few acres of land.
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Besides, I suit the Wenches with such Gallants as are of their own Complexions, and are the best liking to 'em; and in all difficult Cases which happen, they still ask my advice, for giving which, I often get a double Fee.
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And for a time went on so; for as long as he could find 'em Money, all was well; but when he had Morgag'd his Estate twice over, and had spent all his Money, that he could help 'em to no more, the case was so far alter'd that he was then refus'd to be admited into their Company.
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I know it will be Objected that Marriage is appointed as a Remedy in that Case.
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I leave, him to bemoan his own light Case.
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But the old Cuss thinking to pacifie her Anger by convincing her it wan't so late, wou'd needs go look upon his Watch; but quickly finding that altho' the Nest was there, the Bird was flown, put up the Case again, with only saying, _Good lack a day!
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Judge you now, Madam, what a case this Gentlewoman had been in, had she fallen into other hands.
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The path of every star is fixed and limited, every plant bears flowers and fruit which in form and color exactly resemble their kind, and in all the fundamental characteristics of their qualities and dispositions, of their instinctive bent and external impulse, all animals of the same species resemble each other; thus, the hunter who knows the red-deer in his father's forest, may know in every forest on earth how the stag will behave in any given case.
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I might as well, in any case; she'll never look at me again.
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In this instance exactly the contrary is the case.
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What a case in point is the Duma, of which so much was expected!
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With the single exception of Bazarov, no such mistake is possible in Turgenev's work; and the misunderstanding in that case was caused principally by the fact that Bazarov, with all his powerful individuality, stood for a political principle.
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Another reason why Turgenev's characters are so interesting, is because in each case he has given a remarkable combination of individual and type.
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Poverty in early years sometimes makes men rather close and miserly in middle age, as it certainly did in the case of Ibsen, who seemed to think that charity began and ended at home.
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Every single one of his later novels is a footnote to actual circumstance; with any other author, we should say, for example, that his accounts of the thoughts that pass in a murderer's mind immediately before he assassinates his victim were the fantastical emanation of a diseased brain, and could never have taken place; one cannot do that in Dostoevski's case, for one is certain that he is drawing on his Siberian reservoir of fact.
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He is finally invited by his younger colleague to visit the asylum to examine a strange case; when he reaches the building, he himself is shoved into Ward No. 6, and realises that the doors are shut upon him forever.
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Examples of Case

Example #1
For the rest, he flourished the salutations and language of the Arab as though they were his own, and he spoke Arabic as perfectly as he did French and English.
Example #2
Mahomet was a prophet and Christ was a prophet.
Example #3
What were to be the consequences?
Example #4
Were there sorcerers among them, as among the Arabs?
Example #5
Is the _Stage_, as 'tis now manag'd, any thing else but a downright Rebellion against God and his Holy Religion?
Example #6
I dare say you do not.