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cage

cage

 
 
pronunciation:
keIj
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a box or space closed in by wire or bars, used to keep and display animals or birds.
The cage looks too small for two birds to live in.
 
synonyms:
pen, pound
similar words:
box, coop, corral, enclosure, prison
definition 2: a similar structure that carries or protects people, such as an elevator car or a bank cashier's cage.
synonyms:
pen
similar words:
cell, crib, playpen, prison
definition 3: a movable screen used for batting practice in baseball or softball.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: caged, cages, caging
definition: to put into or keep in a cage or something like a cage.
She cages her cat when taking it to the veterinarian.
synonyms:
coop up, pen
similar words:
box, confine, contain, enclose, imprison, jail, restrain, restrict, shut up
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