Meaning of meet the case in English:

meet the case


  • Be adequate.

    ‘do you think an income of two hundred a year would meet the case?’
    • ‘You must not underrate the difficulties of my undertaking, or imagine that a mere commonplace assassination would meet the case.’
    • ‘Ms Sheppard, if I were to order that the application be dismissed for want of prosecution and that the applicant pay the first respondent's costs including reserved costs, would that meet the case?’
    • ‘If I make orders in those terms, will that meet the case?’