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Synonyms for cave in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cave in, subsidence(verb)

    the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it

    Synonyms:
    remittal, subsiding, settling, remission, subsidence

  2. collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder(verb)

    break down, literally or metaphorically

    "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"

    Synonyms:
    crack, consecrate, break away, give way, unwrap, devote, contribute, chip in, give out, split up, conk out, part, have, afford, collapse, hold, die, transgress, founder, weaken, crumple, bump, discover, snap off, turn over, go, demote, ease up, break out, separate, split, hand, gift, crack up, damp, smash, render, move over, feed, pay, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, reveal, divulge, pause, let on, open, get around, interrupt, wear out, grant, establish, break-dance, stop, check, break up, breach, develop, fall flat, give, return, apply, present, better, make, offend, go bad, impart, generate, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, give away, reach, recrudesce, tumble, break dance, go against, dampen, throw, fall in, soften, break in, let out, dedicate, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, burst, pass, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, fall through, join, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, intermit, flop, leave, yield, get together, commit, sacrifice, wear, kick in, pass on

Wiktionary

  1. cave in(noun)

    Synonyms:
    rockfall, sellout, acquiescence, collapse, breakage, blockage, consent, assent, give up, give in, relinquish, stave, crush, give way, stave in, break, yield

  2. cave in(noun)

    To collapse inward or downward.

    We were warned away from the rickety old mine because of the danger of cave-ins.

    Synonyms:
    blockage, consent, collapse, breakage, sellout, rockfall, acquiescence, give way, yield, relinquish, give up, stave, assent, crush, stave in, give in, break

  3. cave in(noun)

    To relent; to acquiesce; to comply; to grant approval; to lose willpower.

    I finally caved in and had a slice of cake.

    Synonyms:
    sellout, consent, blockage, acquiescence, collapse, rockfall, breakage, give in, stave in, assent, stave, give up, relinquish, crush, yield, break, give way

  4. cave in(noun)

    The act of relenting.

    It was a cave in, but I let my child have a candy to shut her up.

    Synonyms:
    blockage, breakage, sellout, collapse, rockfall, consent, acquiescence

How to pronounce cave in?

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How to say cave in in sign language?

  1. cavein

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How to use cave in in a sentence?

  1. Gulfport Mayor Bill Hewes:

    If you make a resolution revolving around food, you’re going to cave in because it’s just too good and [ there’s ] too much to offer.

  2. Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz:

    I think it's wrong to signal that you're going to cave in the end, i think the Senate majority leader is wrong. I disagree with him.

  3. Andrei Lankov:

    Sony was stupid to make a movie about killing Kim Jung-un, but it was even more stupid to cave in to pressure.

  4. Cherdchu Thungpanya:

    The good news is we had four( team members) out last night, nine are still in Tham Luang cave in #Thailand.

  5. Caleb Shumway:

    He was way down in the cave, in fact, the cave he was down in ... there was the initial level of the cave that we crawled into and found the first bone, and then the cave tunnels off to the side, and we found a bag, and then we actually found the actual body. It was over some more, and down even deeper into the ground.

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Translations for cave in

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  • rendirse aSpanish
  • sortua, romahtaaFinnish
  • cabosser, éboulement, s'effondrerFrench
  • bryte sammen, kapitulere, kollapse, gi opp, gi etter, knele, resignereNorwegian
  • afkalvenDutch
  • обрушаться, обвал, обваливаться, завалRussian

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