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incase

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verb (used with object), in路cased, in路cas路ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM incase

in路case路ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for incase

incase
/ (瑟n藞ke瑟s) /

verb
a variant spelling of encase

Derived forms of incase

incasement, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with incase

in case

1

Also, just in case. If it should happen that. For example, In case he doesn't show up, we have a backup speaker. The variant also is used without a following clause to mean simply 鈥渁s a precaution,鈥 as in I took an umbrella just in case. [c. 1400]

2

in case of; in the event of. If there should happen to be. For example, Here is a number to call in case of an emergency, or In the event of a power failure, we'll have to shift our plans. Similarly, in that case means 鈥渋f that should happen,鈥 as in You're alone in the store? In that case I'll bring your lunch. The first usage dates from the early 1700s, the second (with event) from about 1600, and the third from the mid-1800s. Also see in any case; in no case; in the case of.

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