verb (used with object), in·cased, in·cas·ing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM incasein·case·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for incase
For Frances was very tactful, and if she governed with a rod of iron, she was clever enough to incase it well in silk.Frances Kane's Fortune|L. T. Meade
And incase God grant vs ane hapy swccess in this errand, I hope baith to haif yowr lo.James VI and the Gowrie Mystery|Andrew Lang
These duffles are cut into the form of a slipper and incase the stockings of the feet.Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory|Lucien Turner
In the first place, an elaborately embroidered bodice must be made to incase Siegfrid's charming figure as if in a coat of enamel.Ticket No. "9672"|Jules Verne
British Dictionary definitions for incase
Derived forms of incaseincasement, noun
Idioms and Phrases with incase
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 “as a precaution,” as in I took an umbrella just in case. [c. 1400]
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 “if that should happen,” 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.