a person requiring professional services; "a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor"
enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud"
a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); "a real character"; "a strange character"; "a friendly eccentric"; "the capable type"; "a mental case"
look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed"
a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy;
a person who is subjected to experimental or other observational procedures; someone who is an object of investigation; "the subjects for this investigation were selected randomly"; "the cases that we studied were drawn from two different communities"
a portable container for carrying several objects; "the musicians left their instrument cases backstage"
the quantity contained in a case
a widely distributed system consisting of all the cells able to ingest bacteria or colloidal particles etc, except for certain white blood cells
A thing in law
the syllable naming the second (supertonic) note of any major scale in solmization