Definitions and translations for "case"

Definition of case

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Noun
1. The quantity contained in a case.
2. A special set of circumstances.
It may rain in which case the picnic will be canceled.
3. A specific state of mind that is temporary.
A case of the jitters.
4. A person requiring professional services.
A typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor.
5. A person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities).
6. A person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation.
7. Nouns or pronouns or adjectives (often marked by inflection) related in some way to other words in a sentence.
8. A specific size and style of type within a type family.
9. A statement of facts and reasons used to support an argument.
He stated his case clearly.
10. A problem requiring investigation.
Perry Mason solved the case of the missing heir.
11. An occurrence of something.
It was a case of bad judgment.
12. The housing or outer covering of something.
13. The actual state of things.
14. An enveloping structure or covering enclosing an animal or plant organ or part.
15. A comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy.
16. A portable container for carrying several objects.
17. A glass container used to store and display items in a shop or museum or home.
18. Bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow.
19. (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.
20. The enclosing frame around a door or window opening.
Verb
21. Look over, usually with the intention to rob.
22. Enclose in, or as if in, a case.
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English - English - case

Pronunciation
n. occasion; matter; legal case; situation; argument; category of inflection (Grammar); box, container; (Computers) metal box that houses the internal components of a computer
v. pack, crate, box, put in cases
n. hut, cabin; square; compartment; pigeonhole

English - Spanish - case

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s. caso, evento; (gramát.) caso; (inform.) estuche o caja de metal/plástico que contiene los componente internos del ordenador; Computer Aided Software Engineering
v. encajar, poner en estuche; guardar, cubrir

Spanish - English - case

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[casar] v. marry, wed; marry off; annul, cancel; harmonize, reconcile

English - French - case

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n. cas; affaire, matière; case; occasion; étui; valise; procès; situation; argument; cas, désinence, déclinaison (Grammaire); casier, boîte; boîtier; coffret; écrin; caisse, boîte d'emballage
n. gaine (poignard); casse (Typographie); boîte métallique, boitier qui renferme les pièces intenes d'un ordinateur (Informatique)
v. emballer, empaqueter; mettre en caisses; envelopper; cartonner (livre)

English - German - case

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n. Fach, Fall, Prozeß; Koffer, Gehäuse; (Comput) Computergehäuse, das Metallgehäuse in dem sich die Bauteile befinden
v. packen, einpacken

English - Indonesian - case

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n. kejadian, hal, ihwal, argumen, kausa, perkara, bicara, pengaduan, sakit: orang sakit, luka: orang yg luka, panggilan, penyakit, sakit, kasus, kotak, peti, kas, tas, koper, tempat, pembungkus, sarung
v. meneliti, menyelidiki benar-benar, mempak, mengepak

English - Italian - case

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s. caso; affare; archivio, sentenza (giudiziaria); situazione; motivo; (nella grammatica) caso; scatola; (inform.) scatola metallica contente le componenti interne del computer
v. imballare, mettere in casse; rinfoderare, ringuainare, rimettere nella fondina; rivestire, ricoprire, proteggere; esaminare a fondo, vagliare; (am; sl) ispezionare, perlustrare

English - Polish - case

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n. walizka, wypadek, przypadek, ewentualność, kazus, sprawa, stan, warunki, raz, proces, skrzynia, żłób, skrzynka, pudło, szafka, futerał, etui, puzderko, poszwa, powłoka, pochwa, pokrowiec, czcionnik, kaszta {druk.}
v. zapakować, wkładać, oprawiać, oszalować, zapakowywać, oprawić

English - Portuguese - case

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s. acontecimento; caso, julgamento; situação; justificativa; caso, desinência de nomes e pronomes (gramática); cesta, caixa, estojo, mala, gabinete; coldre
v. encaixotar, encaixar

English - Romanian - case

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n. caz, întâmplare, accident, incident, situaţie, fapt, problemă, proces, probe {jur.}, pacient, cutie, recipient, dulap, ladă, teacă, toc, vitrină, ramă, carcasă
v. pune într-o cutie, înveli, cerceta

English - Russian - case

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с. случай, положение, дело; обстоятельство; доводы, доказательства; факты; судебное дело, судебная практика; казус, прецедент; больной, пациент; заболевание, история болезни, падеж [грам.]; регистр клавиатуры; ящик, коробка, ларец, контейнер; сумка, чемодан; футляр, чехол
г. класть в ящик, вставлять в оправу, покрывать, обшивать

English - Turkish - case

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f. gözetlemek, dikizlemek, kutulamak, yerine koymak (kasa, kilif vb.), kaplamak, ciltlemek, örtmek
i. durum, husus, olay, sorun, dava, hukuksal olay, kanıt, delil, görüş, neden, hasta, tuhaf tip, kasa, kutu, çanta, valiz, kap, kılıf, mahfaza, kovan

English - Ukrainian - case

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n. обставина, стан справ, справа, становище, міркування, аргументація, судовий: судова справа, випадок у судовій справі, нагляд: особа, що перебуває під наглядом, хворий, пацієнт, поранений, відмінок, дивак, чудило, скриня, ящик, коробка, скринька, сумка, чемодан, футляр, чохол, покришка, випадок, процес, проява
v. придивлятися, оглядати, ящик: класти в ящик, вставляти в оправу, відкладати в довгий ящик, доказати

French - English - case

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(f) n. hut, cabin; square; compartment; pigeonhole

English - Dutch - case

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zn. geval; zaak; rechtszaak; toestand; reden; naamval (grammatica); krat, kist, doos; (in computers) metalen omhulsel waarin zich alle interne onderdelen van de computer bevinden
ww. inpakken (ook in een kist)

English - Greek - case

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ουσ. περίπτωση, κατάσταση, ιστορικό, ζήτημα, πτώση, πτώση γραμματικής, υπόθεση, θήκη, κιβώτιο
ρήμ. θέτω σε θήκη, θέτω σε κιβώτιο

French - Spanish - case

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(élevage) establo (m)

French - German - case

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n. feld

French - Italian - case

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(élevage) stalla (f)

French - Portuguese - case

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(élevage) curral (m); estábulo (m)

French - Russian - case

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n. хижина (f), барак (f), бункер (f), отделение для бумаг (f), ячейка (f)

French - Turkish - case

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[la] kulübe; (sandık\dolap) göz; (satranç\dama) hane

French - Dutch - case

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(élevage) stal (m)

English - Arabic - case

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‏علبة خشبية، حادثة، حالة، وضع حالة، حقيبة، الواقع، الحقيقة الواضحة، مسألة، دعوي، قضية، حجة، إصابة مرضية، حالة تستحق الدرس، خزانة، مجموعة، إطار، صندوق الأحرف، صندوق، مثل، الصندوق‏
‏وضع في صندوق، غطى بغطاء، راقب، درس‏

English - Chinese - case

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(名) 时机; 事情; 案件; 情况; 争论; 音调的变化 (语法用语); 箱子, 盒子; (计算机用语) 装进计算机内部零件的金属盒
(动) 把...装入箱中; 事先察看

English - Chinese - case

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(名) 箱, 盒; 容器; 套, 殼; 框, 架#事實, 實情; 案件; 事例, 實例; 訴訟
(動) 把...裝入箱中; 事先察看

English - Hindi - case

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n. हालत, सूरत, अवस्था, मुक़दमा, मामला, समस्या, स्थिति, हाल, परिस्थिति, घटना, कारक, कांड, पेटी, संदूक़, डब्बा, डिबिया, बकस, दराज़
v. खोल चढ़ाना

English - Japanese - case

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(名) 場合; 事件; 事例, 実例; 実情; 語形変化(文法); 箱, 枠; (コンピュータ)ケース, コンピュータシステムを格納する入れ物
(動) 箱に入れる; 覆う; 下検分する

English - Korean - case

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명. 경우, 사건, 실정, 상태, 병상, 격, 괴짜, 반함, 상자, 집, 케이스, 용기, 한 상자, 한 상자의 분량, 틀, 컴퓨터 원용 소프트웨어 공학, 건
동. 케이스에 넣다, 칼집에 넣다, 박스에 넣다

English - Vietnamese - case

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n. trường hợp, cảnh ngộ, đại khái, chứng bịnh, người bịnh, thùng đựng hàng hóa, vật dùng để đựng, tình cảnh, người bị thương, thùng, khi, lúc, sự tình, trường hợp đặc biệt, bọc, chuyện khó sử, việc kiện thưa
v. bỏ hàng hóa vào thùng, bao, sách bằng bìa cứng
a. triệu chứng
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Verb forms for case
Present participle: casing
Present: case (3.person: cases)
Past: cased
Future: will case
Present conditional: would case
Present Perfect: have cased (3.person: has cased)
Past Perfect: had cased
Future Perfect: will have cased
Past conditional: would have cased