Meaning of CAVE in English


vi to dwell in a cave.

2. cave ·noun to make hollow; to scoop out.

3. cave ·noun any hollow place, or part; a cavity.

4. cave ·noun a hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den.

5. cave ·vi to fall in or down; as, the sand bank caved. hence (slang), to retreat from a position; to give way; to yield in a disputed matter.

6. cave ·add. ·noun a coalition or group of seceders from a political party, as from the liberal party in england in 1866. ·see adullam, cave of, in the dictionary of noted names in fiction.

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