Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun casing

3 senses of casing

Sense 1
shell, case, casing -- (the housing or outer covering of something; "the clock has a walnut case")
       => housing -- (a protective cover designed to contain or support a mechanical component)

Sense 2
casing -- (the outermost covering of a pneumatic tire)
       => covering -- (an artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it))

Sense 3
casing, case -- (the enclosing frame around a door or window opening; "the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced")
       => framework -- (a structure supporting or containing something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb case

2 senses of case

Sense 1
case -- (look over, usually with the intention to rob; "They men cased the housed")
       => inspect -- (look over carefully; "Please inspect your father's will carefully")

Sense 2
encase, incase, case -- (enclose in, or as if in, a case; "my feet were encased in mud")
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

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