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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 Rib 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 rib-cage


1. Noun Phrase
Stop running or slow your pace as soon as you start to feel the pain under your rib cage.

2. Noun Phrase
Pain often occurs beneath the rib cage on the right side or between the shoulder blades.

3. Noun Phrase
Your natural waist sits halfway between the top of your hip bone and the bottom of your rib cage.

4. Noun Phrase
Lock your elbows into your rib cage and hold a dumbbell in each hand.

2. cage

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

Synonyms

  • restraint
  • iron cage

Antonyms

  • liberated
  • footloose
  • freedom

3. rib

noun. ['ˈrɪb'] support resembling the rib of an animal.

Synonyms

  • support
  • umbrella
  • hull
  • thread
  • wing

Antonyms

  • snarl
  • entangle
  • raw
  • disprove

4. rib

noun. ['ˈrɪb'] any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates).

Synonyms

  • vertebrate
  • os
  • bone
  • costal cartilage
  • true rib
  • craniate

Antonyms

  • mask
  • veil
  • cover
  • natural object

5. rib

noun. ['ˈrɪb'] a riblike supporting or strengthening part of an animal or plant.

Synonyms

  • shaft
  • structure
  • complex body part
  • quill
  • body structure
  • vein
  • nervure
  • bodily structure
  • calamus

Antonyms

  • hide
  • close
  • underexpose
  • overexpose

6. rib

verb. ['ˈrɪb'] form vertical ribs by knitting.

Antonyms

  • disarrange

7. rib

verb. ['ˈrɪb'] subject to laughter or ridicule.

Synonyms

  • lampoon
  • bemock
  • tease
  • roast
  • laugh at
  • satirise
  • debunk
  • jest at
  • stultify
  • make fun
  • blackguard
  • mock
  • guy
  • satirize
  • expose
  • ridicule

Antonyms

  • take
  • inactivity
  • disunion
  • noncomprehensive

8. rib

noun. ['ˈrɪb'] cut of meat including one or more ribs.

Synonyms

  • cut of meat
  • standing rib roast
  • sparerib
  • rib roast

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disapprove

9. rib

noun. ['ˈrɪb'] a projecting molding on the underside of a vault or ceiling; may be ornamental or structural.

Synonyms

  • molding

Antonyms

  • genuine
  • woman

10. rib

noun. ['ˈrɪb'] a teasing remark.

Synonyms

  • remark
  • comment

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • forbid
  • disallow
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