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cages

noun
plural of cage

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an enclosure with an open framework for keeping animals
  • the dogs and cats at the animal shelter looked so sad in their cages

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cages

verb
present tense third-person singular of cage

Synonyms of cages (Entry 2 of 2)

to close or shut in by or as if by barriers
  • caged the rabbit at night so she wouldn't wake everyone up

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“Cages.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cages. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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