HyperDic: cage

English > 6 senses of the word cage / Cage:
NOUNartifactcage, coopan enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
statecagesomething that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement
person Cage, John Cage, John Milton Cage Jr.United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)
artifactcagethe net that is the goal in ice hockey
artifactcage, batting cagea movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
VERBsocialcage, cage inconfine in a cage
cage / Cage > pronunciation
Soundskey'jh
Rhymesage ... wage: 25 rhymes with eyjh...
English > cage: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept.
Synonymcoop
NarrowerbirdcageA cage in which a bird can be kept
hutchA cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals
squirrel cagecage with a cylindrical framework that rotates as a small animal runs inside it
BroaderenclosureA structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed / enclosed for some purpose
Spanishjaula
Catalangàbia
Verbscageconfine in a cage
English > cage: 6 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningSomething that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement.
Narroweriron cageA cage from which there is no escape
Broaderconstraint, restraintThe state of being physically constrained
Spanishjaula
Catalangàbia
Verbscageconfine in a cage
English > Cage: 6 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992).
SynonymsJohn Cage, John Milton Cage Jr.
Instance ofcomposersomeone who composes music as a profession
SpanishJohn Cage
CatalanJohn Cage
English > cage: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningThe net that is the goal in ice hockey.
BroadernetA goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey / hockey)
English > cage: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice.
Synonymbatting cage
Broaderbaseball equipmentequipment used in playing baseball
Catalangàbia
English > cage: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningConfine in a cage.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey cage the animals
Example"The animal was caged"
Synonymcage in
Broaderconfine, detaindeprive of freedom
Spanishenjaular
Catalanengabiar, engarjolar
Nounscagean enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept
cagesomething that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement

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