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1. cage

noun. ['ˈkeɪdʒ'] an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept.

Synonyms

  • hutch
  • enclosure
  • birdcage
  • coop

Antonyms

  • increase
  • rush
  • accelerate
  • outgo

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Words that Rhyme with Cage

  • disengage
  • backstage
  • upstage
  • under-age
  • restage
  • onstage
  • offstage
  • bethpage
  • enrage
  • engage
  • assuage
  • stage
  • schrage
  • osage
  • krage
  • grage
  • drage
  • wrage
  • wage
  • sage
  • rage
  • paige
  • page
  • lage
  • kage
  • hage
  • gauge
  • gaige
  • gage

Example sentences of the word cage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Do not add the nest box to the cage until you are ready to breed your parakeets.

Quotes containing the word cage


1. Some birds are not meant to be caged, that's all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.
- Stephen King, Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption: A Story from Different Seasons

2. I am a cage, in search of a bird.
- Franz Kafka

3. Democracy is the art and science of running the circus from the monkey cage.
- H. L. Mencken

2. cage

noun. ['ˈkeɪdʒ'] something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement.

Synonyms

  • restraint
  • iron cage

Antonyms

  • liberated
  • footloose
  • freedom

3. cage

noun. ['ˈkeɪdʒ'] the net that is the goal in ice hockey.

Antonyms

  • proximate

4. cage

noun. ['ˈkeɪdʒ'] a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice.

Synonyms

  • baseball equipment

Antonyms

  • indiscipline
  • intemperance

5. Cage

noun. United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992).

Synonyms

  • John Milton Cage Jr.

6. cage

verb. ['ˈkeɪdʒ'] confine in a cage.

Synonyms

  • confine
  • detain

Antonyms

  • clear
  • available
  • self-governing
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