case


case
I
n.
legal action
argument

1) to hear, try a case (the court will not hear this case)

2) to argue, plead a case (the lawyer argued the case skillfully)

3) to make (out), present, state; take a case (she made out a good case for her client; the president took his case to the people)

4) to lose; win a case

5) to decide; settle a case (they settled the case out of court)

6) to rest one's case ('to cease introducing evidence') (the defense lawyer rested her case)

7) to dismiss, throw out a case (the judge dismissed the case)

8) an airtight, ironclad, open-and-shut, watertight; clear; strong; weak case

9) a civil; criminal; pending; test case

10) a case goes to trial

11) a case against (we had an airtight case against him)

12) (misc.) to have a good case ('to have a convincing argument') (often ironic)

crime, felony

13) to break, crack, solve a case (the detective broke the case)

14) to investigate, work on a case (the police worked on the case for a year)

instance, occurrence, example

15) to cite a case

16) an attested; authenticated; borderline; celebrated; clear; flagrant; hypothetical; isolated, rare; open-and-shut ('easily settled'); similar; special case

17) (med.) an acute; advanced; chronic; hopeless; lingering; mild; terminal case

18) to be the case ('to be so')

19) in a certain case (in this case; in any case; in case of emergency)

20) a case in point ('a pertinent case')

inflectional form

21) to govern, take a case (certain Russian verbs take the dative case)

22) the ablative; accusative; dative; genitive; instrumental; locative; oblique; prepositional; vocative case

misc.

23) a basket case ('smb. without arms or legs or who is in a completely hopeless situation'); as the case may be

II
n.
container
cover

an attaché; display; jewelry; packing; pillow; watch case

* * *
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accusative
as the case may be
authenticated
chronic
clear
dative
flagrant
genitive
hypothetical
ironclad
jewelry
lingering
locative
mild
oblique
pending
prepositional
special case
strong
terminal case
test case
vocative case
watch case
watertight
weak case
win a case
open-and-shut ('easily settled')
take a case (certain Russian verbs take the dative case)
try a case (the court will not hear this case)
solve a case (the detective broke the case)
throw out a case (the judge dismissed the case)
plead a case (the lawyer argued the case skillfully)
work on a case (the police worked on the case for a year)
settle a case (they settled the case out of court)
(med.) an acute
['container'] ['cover'] an attache
['crime, felony'] to break
['inflectional form'] to govern
['instance, occurrence, example'] to cite a case
['legal action'] ['argument'] to hear
a civil
a case goes to trial
an airtight
an attested
the ablative
to argue
to decide
to dismiss
to investigate
to lose
a case in point ('a pertinent case')
['misc. '] a basket case ('smb. without arms or legs or who is in a completely hopeless situation')
to be the case ('to be so')
in a certain case (in this case; in any case; in case of emergency)
(misc.) to have a good case (often ironic; 'to have a convincing argument')
to make (out)
to rest one's case (the defense lawyer rested her case; 'to cease introducing evidence')
a case against (we had an airtight case against him)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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