Definition: 'Case'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: case

Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in linguistics
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Term included in the Glossary of English Terms
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc
Usage Notes:
  • IN CASE OF, like 'because of', is used with a noun or gerund, but not a verb phrase
  • We use the present or past tense after IN CASE, not WILL or SHALL

Related Glossary Definitions:

Case;  Lower Case;  Upper Case

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Similar Words (using 'case' as word stem):

Prefix + 'case'

bookcase, braincase, briefcase, carcase, cardcase, crankcase, discase, encase, gearcase, hardcase, headcase, hippuricase, incase, longcase, lowercase, notecase, nutcase, pillowcase, replicase, seedcase, showcase, slipcase, smearcase, staircase, suitcase, typecase, uncase, uppercase, uricase, watchcase,

'case' + Suffix

casease, caseases, caseate, caseated, caseates, caseating, caseation, casebook, casebooks, casebound, cased, casefied, casefies, casefy, casefying, caseharden, casehardened, casehardening, casehardens, casei, caseic, casein, caseinate, caseinogen, caseins, caseload, caseloads, casemate, casemates, casement, casements, caseosa, caseose, caseoses, caseous, casern, caserne, casernes, caserns, cases, casette, casettes, casework, caseworker, caseworkers, caseworks, caseworm, caseworms,