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Definition of cave:

  1. A coalition or group of seceders from a political party, as from the Liberal party in England in 1866. See Adullam, of, in the Dictionary of Noted Names in Fiction.
  2. A hollow place in the earth, either natural or artificial; a subterraneous cavity; a cavern; a den.
  3. Any hollow place, or part; a cavity.
  4. To dwell in a cave.
  5. To fall in or down; as, the sand bank caved. Hence ( Slang), to retreat from a position; to give way; to yield in a disputed matter.
  6. To make hollow; to scoop out.

Synonyms:

subvert, weaken, conk out, hole, grotto, rock shelter, countermine, collapse, crumple, drop, grotto, explosion, undermine, crack up, give, hollow, cavern, spelunk, go, crack, give out, health, convex, break, counteract, buckle, sabotage.

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