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cave in

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of cave

  1. 1 to fall down or in as a result of physical pressure the wall caved in when a tree fell on it Synonyms of cave in buckle, collapse (in), crumple, founder, give, go, go out, implode, tumble, yieldWords Related to cave in deflate, flatten, melt, melt down; break, break down, conk (out), crash, die, fail, give out, stall; burst, shatter, smash, splinter, split; crack, crumble, pop, snapNear Antonyms of cave in inflate, rise, swell

  2. 2 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 Synonyms of cave in bow, yield (in), give in, submit, succumb, surrenderWords Related to cave in cater (to), gratify, indulge, wallow; acquiesce (to), concede (to); buckle (under), knuckle under; give over (to)Near Antonyms of cave in battle, breast, combat, confront, counter, defy, face, fight, meet, object, oppose, repel; thwart, withstand; reject; bridle, check, constrain, curb, inhibit, restrain, stifleAntonyms of cave in hold off, resist



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