Definition: Cases

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  • Length: 5 characters
  • Syllables: 2

Results for word: Cases

Usage Notes:
  • IN CASE OF, like 'because of', is used with a noun or gerund, but not a verb phrase

Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus

Grammatical Information:
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

Results for stem 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 UsingEnglish.com 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

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

'case' + Suffix

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