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1. cave

noun. ['ˈkeɪv'] a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea.

Synonyms

  • formation
  • geological formation
  • wall
  • cavern
  • grotto
  • stalactite
  • grot
  • roof
  • stalagmite
  • floor

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • finish
  • head
  • rear

Etymology

  • cave (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cave

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  • mcclave
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  • enslave
  • engrave
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  • unfav
  • lefave
  • lafave
  • forgave
  • behave
  • stave
  • slave
  • quave
  • grave
  • crave
  • brave
  • wave
  • waive
  • they've
  • shave
  • schave
  • save
  • rave
  • pave
  • nave
  • mave
  • lave

Example sentences of the word cave


1. Noun, singular or mass
Locate and click the blue orb in the fifth cave from the left.

2. Adjective
Retain the top arched section of pipe that now forms a cave shape.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
No man cave is complete without a comfortable place to kick back and relax.

Quotes containing the word cave


1. Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying 'End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH', the paint wouldn't even have time to dry.
- Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time

2. What are you grinning at?"Katsa demanded for the third or fourth time. "Is the ceiling about to cave in on my head or something? You look like we're both on the verge of an enormous joke.""Katsa, only you would consider the collapse of the ceiling a good joke.
- Kristin Cashore, Graceling

3. O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest - A dammed saint, an honourable villain!
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

2. cave

verb. ['ˈkeɪv'] explore natural caves.

Synonyms

  • spelunk

Antonyms

  • fill
  • full

Etymology

  • cave (Latin)

3. cave

verb. ['ˈkeɪv'] hollow out as if making a cave or opening.

Synonyms

  • hollow
  • sap
  • hollow out
  • undermine

Antonyms

  • hollowness
  • meaningful
  • unreverberant
  • obey

Etymology

  • cave (Latin)
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