Case

Entertainment / Literature / Case: The inflectional form of a noun, pronoun, or (in some languages) adjective that shows how the word relates to the verb or to other nouns of the same clause. For instance, them is the objective case of they, and their is the possessive case of they. Common cases include the nominative, the accusative, the genitive, the dative, the ablative, the vocative, and the instrumental forms. Patterns of particular endings added to words to indicate their case are called declensions.

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Case Verb Synonyms: encase, box, crate, pack, package, containerize
Case Noun Synonyms: instance, example, event, occurrence, happening, occasion, circumstance, state, situation
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Case Closure

Life Style / Adoption / Case Closure: The process of ending the relationship between the CPS worker and the family that often involves a mutual assessment of progress. Optimally, cases are closed when families have achieved their goals an MORE

Ever-Ready Case

Entertainment / Photography / Ever-Ready Case: Camera case that can be opened, allowing the camera to be used without removing it. A front flap hinges down to uncover the lens, viewfinder and camera controls. MORE

Case-Control Study

Health / Disease / Case-Control Study: A study that compares exposures of people who have a disease or condition (cases) with people who do not have the disease or condition (controls). Exposures that are more common among the cases may be MORE

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