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[in-keys] /ɪnˈkeɪs/
verb (used with object), incased, incasing.
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incasement, noun Unabridged
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  • incase anyone cares, here's the actual other article.
  • He also has good advice on what to do incase your involved in a serious dog fight.
  • incase of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
  • Should this fail to be incase the plant has either a leak or insufficient water.
  • The kit should be adapted to your needs, but keep it light and manageable incase you must evacuate on foot.
  • Everyone needs to know what to do on their own to protect themselves incase of disaster.
  • Make sure your vehicle is properly equipped for winter driving conditions and/or incase of an emergency.
  • During the test, control of the electric power was manned as well as a water hose incase of fire.
  • Tell the dispatcher your phone number incase you are disconnected.
  • Bring along a cooler with ice incase someone does get stung.
British Dictionary definitions for incase


(transitive) to place or enclose in or as if in a case
Derived Forms
encasement, incasement, noun


a variant spelling of encase
Derived Forms
incasement, noun
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