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Definition of "cave" []

  • A hollow or natural passage under or into the earth, especially one with an opening to the surface. (noun)
  • A storage cellar, especially for wine. (noun)
  • To dig or hollow out. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to collapse or fall in. Often used with in: The impact caved in the roof of the car. (verb-transitive)
  • To fall in; collapse. Often used with in: The walls caved in during the earthquake. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cave" in a sentence
  • "I love Bass Pro and Cabelas but Bass pro make better products themselves. example reels. but cabelas bargain cave is just awesome. i will only buy something from cabelas if it is in their. in the end bass pro is better in my opinion."
  • "Even with this system, the temperature in the cave is a stifling 40 degrees C!"
  • "The front of the cave is a finished house, but there is plenty of room for expansion in the back."