To Cave in
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Definition of the verb to cave in
What does to cave in mean as a doing phrase?
- break down, literally or metaphorically
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of cave in: break / collapse / fall in / founder / give / give way
- more generic word: change = undergo a change; become different in essence
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Alternative definition of the verb to cave in
- To collapse inward or downward.
- [idiomatic] To relent; to acquiesce; to comply; to grant approval; to lose willpower.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for To Cave in
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Wintu Dictionary (1985)
by Harvey Pitkin
hulal to cave in, to caved in ...
Abridged from Webster's American Dictionary, with Numerous Synonyms, Carefully Discriminated by Noah Webster, Chauncey Allen Goodrich, John Walker
to cave in, to fall in and leave a hollow. •rCA'VK-AT, n. [L.] A process in law to stop proceedings; a caution ; a warning. [earth. CAVERN, n. A large cave ; a hollow place in the CAVERN JD (k&v'ernd), a. Full of caverns; lodged in a cavern.
by Ernest Weekley
in-halvfn, to cave in, Du. af-halven, to hreah away, uit- halven, ...
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The ceiling is starting to cave in
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Quotes about To Cave in
I keep waiting for the roof to cave in. I was raised to follow the Golden Rule, you know, treat people the way you wish to be treated. That's kind of the way I live my life. Maybe someone up there likes me for that. (Matt LeBlanc)
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