Synonyms and Antonyms of cave (in)
to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure
- The wall caved in when a tree fell on it.
deflate, flatten, melt, melt down
break, break down, conk (out), crash, die, fail, give out, stall
burst, shatter, smash, splinter, split
crack, crumble, pop, snap
to give up and cease resistance (as to a liking, temptation, or habit)
- I caved in to my bibliomania and bought two more books last week.
battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, fight, meet, object, oppose, repel
bridle, check, constrain, curb, inhibit, restrain, stifle