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Princeton's WordNet

  1. encase, incase, caseverb

    enclose in, or as if in, a case

    "my feet were encased in mud"

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. To Incaseverb

    To cover; to inclose; to inwrap.

    Etymology: in and case.

    Rich plates of gold the folding doors incase,
    The pillars silver. Alexander Pope, Odyssey.


  1. incase

    "Incase" is not an accepted standalone term in the English language. It could be a typo or misspelling. Generally, the correct phrases are "in case" (a conjunction meaning if or as a provision for a possible event) or "encase" (a verb meaning to enclose or cover). Please check the context of the word in order to determine the proper meaning.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incaseverb

    to inclose in a case; to inclose; to cover or surround with something solid

  2. Etymology: [F. encaisser; pref. en- (L. in) + caisse case. See Case a box, and cf. Encase, Enchase.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Incase

    Incasement. See Encase, Encasement.

Suggested Resources

  1. Incase

    Encase vs. Incase -- In this Grammar.com article you will learn the differences between the words Encase and Incase.

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Anagrams for incase »

  1. casein

  2. cesian

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of incase in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of incase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of incase in a Sentence

  1. Larry Millete:

    All my children are taught and practice safety to include gun safety at an early age. It’s a sport and hobby we all enjoy, not all gun owners are evil villains. A firearm is a tool. You have to practice using that tool to become proficient incase you ever need it (sic) utilize it. Firearms are not bad as they are often portrayed to be.

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