cases 1 of 3

plural of case

cases

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noun (2)

plural of case
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as in patients
an individual awaiting or under medical care and treatment her doctor wishes that all of his cases were as cooperative as she is

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as in examples
one of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like this is a perfect case of people jumping to the wrong conclusion before all the facts are known

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as in reasons
a statement given to explain a belief or act you'll get a chance to make your case, but unless you're very convincing, your request will be denied

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as in possibilities
something that might happen it may be the case that the cause of the fire will forever remain a mystery

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cases

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verb

present tense third-person singular of case

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“Cases.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cases. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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