Case and Example


Case noun - An occurrence of something.
Usage example: it was a case of bad judgment

Example is a synonym for case in matter topic. In some cases you can use "Example" instead a noun "Case", when it comes to topics like substitute, explanation, instance. popular alternative

Nearby Words: cased, casing, casework


Example noun - One of a group or collection that shows what the whole is like.
Usage example: a war bonnet that is a fine example of Native American handicraft
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Synonyms for Example

Case is a synonym for example in instance topic. You can use "Case" instead a noun "Example", if it concerns topics such as matter, substitute, specimen, explanation. popular alternative

How words are described

good good case good example
rare rare case rare example
notable notable case notable example
best best case best example
Other adjectives: particular, similar, specific, mild, obvious, extreme, serious, bad, egregious, subtle, interesting, famous, early, minor, borderline, classic, unusual, above, worst, odd, weird, strange, literal, biggest, downplayed.

Both words in one sentence

  • Manga / The Kindaichi Case Files One example is The Burial Franc case where the murderer thought her boss/mother substitute was about to betray her.
  • Big Screwed-Up Family Courage the Cowardly Dog: The Bagges are a very messed up case and an example of a vicious circle of abuse and cruelty.
  • Film / The Amazing Colossal Man However, another glaring example is the official explanation for his growth; apparently instead of cellular division, "old cells" are replaced by "new cells" and in Glenn's case the "old cells" are "refusing to die".
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