What is another word for

case

case as in look over, usually with the intention to rob
  • "They men cased the housed"
case as in enclose in, or as if in, a case
  • "my feet were encased in mud"

Synonyms

  • encaseenclose in, or as if in, a case
  • incaseenclose in, or as if in, a case
case as in an occurrence of something
  • "it was a case of bad judgment"
  • "another instance occurred yesterday"
  • "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"

Synonyms

  • instanceclarify by giving an example of ; an occurrence of something; an item of information that is typical of a class or group
  • examplean item of information that is typical of a class or group; a representative form or pattern; something to be imitated; punishment intended as a warning to others; an occurrence of something; a task performed or problem solved in order to develop skill or understanding
case as in a special set of circumstances
  • "in that event, the first possibility is excluded"
  • "it may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled"

Synonyms

  • eventsomething that happens at a given place and time ; a special set of circumstances; a phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon
case as in a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  • "the family brought suit against the landlord"

Synonyms

  • lawsuita comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  • suitbe agreeable or acceptable to; be agreeable or acceptable; accord or comport with; enhance the appearance of; a set of garments (usually including a jacket and trousers or skirt) for outerwear all of the same fabric and color; a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; (slang) a businessman dressed in a business suit; a man's courting of a woman; a petition or appeal made to a person of superior status or rank ; playing card in any of four sets of 13 cards in a pack
  • causegive rise to; cause to do; events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something; a justification for something existing or happening; a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results ; a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
  • causaa comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy
case as in the actual state of things
  • "that was not the case"
case as in a portable container for carrying several objects
  • "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
case as in a person requiring professional services
  • "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
case as in a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures
  • "someone who is an object of investigation"
  • "the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"
  • "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"

Synonyms

  • subjectpossibly accepting or permitting; being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; likely to be affected by something; cause to experience or suffer or make liable or vulnerable to; make accountable for; make subservient; the subject matter of a conversation or discussion; something (a person or object or scene) selected by an artist or photographer for graphic representation; a branch of knowledge; some situation or event that is thought about; (grammar) one of the two main constituents of a sentence; a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; a person who owes allegiance to that nation; (logic) the first term of a proposition
  • guinea piga person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; stout-bodied nearly tailless domesticated cavy
case as in a problem requiring investigation
  • "Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir"
case as in a statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument
  • "he stated his case clearly"
case as in the quantity contained in a case

    Synonyms

    • casefulthe quantity contained in a case
    case as in nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence

      Synonyms

      • grammatical casenouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence
      case as in a specific state of mind that is temporary
      • "a case of the jitters"
      case as in a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
      • "a real character"
      • "a strange character"
      • "a friendly eccentric"
      • "the capable type"
      • "a mental case"

      Synonyms

      • characterengrave or inscribe characters on ; an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); good repute; a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; a written symbol that is used to represent speech; (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes
      • eccentricconspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual; not having a common center; a person with an unusual or odd personality ; a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities)
      • typewrite by means of a keyboard with types; identify as belonging to a certain type; a subdivision of a particular kind of thing; a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); (biology) the taxonomic group whose characteristics are used to define the next higher taxon ; printed characters; all of the tokens of the same symbol; a small metal block bearing a raised character on one end
      case as in a specific size and style of type within a type family

        Synonyms

        • fonta specific size and style of type within a type family ; bowl for baptismal water
        • founta specific size and style of type within a type family ; a plumbing fixture that provides a flow of water
        • typefacea specific size and style of type within a type family
        • facedeal with (something unpleasant) head on; oppose, as in hostility or a competition; be oriented in a certain direction, often with respect to another reference point; be opposite; turn so as to face; present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize; turn so as to expose the face; line the edge (of a garment) with a different material; cover the front or surface of; the front of the human head from the forehead to the chin and ear to ear; the feelings expressed on a person's face; the general outward appearance of something; the striking or working surface of an implement ; a part of a person that is used to refer to a person; a surface forming part of the outside of an object; the part of an animal corresponding to the human face ; the side upon which the use of a thing depends (usually the most prominent surface of an object); a contorted facial expression; a specific size and style of type within a type family ; status in the eyes of others; impudent aggressiveness; a vertical surface of a building or cliff
        case as in an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part

          Synonyms

          • sheatha protective covering (as for a knife or sword) ; an enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part ; a dress suitable for formal occasions
          case as in the housing or outer covering of something
          • "the clock has a walnut case"

          Synonyms

          • shelluse explosives on; create by using explosives; fall out of the pod or husk; hit the pitches of hard and regularly; look for and collect shells by the seashore ; come out better in a competition, race, or conflict; remove from its shell or outer covering; remove the husks from; ammunition consisting of a cylindrical metal casing containing an explosive charge and a projectile; the material that forms the hard outer covering of many animals ; hard outer covering or case of certain organisms such as arthropods and turtles ; the hard usually fibrous outer layer of some fruits especially nuts ; the exterior covering of a bird's egg ; a rigid covering that envelops an object; a very light narrow racing boat ; the housing or outer covering of something; a metal sheathing of uniform thickness (such as the shield attached to an artillery piece to protect the gunners) ; the hard largely calcareous covering of a mollusc or a brachiopod
          • casingthe housing or outer covering of something; the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire ; the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
          case as in the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
          • "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"

          Synonyms

          • casingthe housing or outer covering of something; the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire ; the enclosing frame around a door or window opening
          case as in (printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
          • "for English, a compositor will ordinarily have two such cases, the upper case containing the capitals and the lower case containing the small letters"

          Synonyms

          • compositor's case(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
          • typesetter's case(printing) the receptacle in which a compositor has his type, which is divided into compartments for the different letters, spaces, or numbers
          case as in bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
          • "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"

          Synonyms

          • pillowcasebed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
          • slipmove stealthily; insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; get worse; move smoothly and easily; to make a mistake or be incorrect ; pass on stealthily; move easily; cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion; pass out of one's memory ; move out of position; a socially awkward or tactless act ; a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. ; potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics ; a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting ; a young and slender person; a place where a craft can be made fast ; an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; a slippery smoothness; artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material ; a small sheet of paper; a woman's sleeveless undergarment ; bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; an unexpected slide ; a flight maneuver; the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
          • pillow slipbed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow
          case as in a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home

            Synonyms

            • display casea glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
            • showcasea setting in which something can be displayed to best effect; a glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home
            • vitrinea glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home