in case

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See also: incase and incasê

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.) Middle English

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  1. To allow for the possibility that.
    I'll take an umbrella, in case it rains.
  2. (chiefly Canada, US) If.

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  • (to allow for the possibility that): in the event (conjunction)

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