- A legal proceeding, lawsuit.
- One of several similar instances or events which are being studied and compared.
- (grammar): An instance of grammatical case; a category of nouns, pronouns, or adjectives, specialized (usually by inflection) to indicate a particular syntactic relation to other words in a sentence.
verb (cas, ing)
- The accusative case canonically indicates a direct object.
- Latin has six cases, and remnants of a seventh.
- (grammar) (uncountable) A set of grammatical cases or their meanings in a particular language collectively.
- Jane has been studying case in Caucasian languages.
- Latin is a language that employs case.
- (transitive): To place (an item or items of manufacture) into a box, as in preparation for shipment.
- (transitive), (colloquial): To survey (a building or other location) surreptitiously, as in preparation for a robbery.
- (context, poker slang) The last remaining card of a particular rank
- He drew the eight!
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