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cage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cage

  1. an enclosure with an open framework for keeping animals <the dogs and cats at the animal shelter looked so sad in their cages> Synonyms coop, corral, hutch, pen, pound Related Words kennel, run; kraal, stockade; cote, dovecote (also dovecot), henhouse; fold, sheepfold; pigpen; aquarium, terrarium; live-box; fence




cage

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cage

  1. to close or shut in by or as if by barriers <caged the rabbit at night so she wouldn't wake everyone up> Synonyms box (in), enclose, closet, coop (up), corral, encage, encase, envelop, fence (in), hedge, hem (in), house, immure, include, mew (up), pen, wall (in)Related Words bound, circumscribe, confine, contain, limit, restrict; encircle, encompass, enfold, enframe, enlace, frame, ring, surround; armor, cocoon, encapsulate, encapsule, encyst, ensheathe, ensphere, enwomb




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