the case

Definition of the case

  1. :  what actually exists or happens A lot of people have had trouble working with him, and that was certainly the case with me. She had expected him to come home, but that was not to be the case.

Word by Word Definitions

caseplay
  1. :  a set of circumstances or conditions

    :  a situation requiring investigation or action (as by the police)

    :  the object of investigation or consideration

  1. :  a box or receptacle for holding something

    :  a box together with its contents

    :  set

  1. :  to enclose in or cover with or as if with a case :  encase

    :  to line (as a well) with supporting material (as metal pipe)

    :  to inspect or study especially with intent to rob


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WORD OF THE DAY

contemplative of or relative to the past

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