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Synonyms for cave in

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cave in, subsidence(verb)

    the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it

    Synonyms:
    remittal, subsiding, cave in, settling, remission, subsidence

  2. collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder(verb)

    break down, literally or metaphorically

    "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice"

    Synonyms:
    crack, consecrate, break away, give way, unwrap, devote, contribute, chip in, give out, split up, conk out, part, have, afford, collapse, hold, die, transgress, founder, weaken, crumple, bump, discover, snap off, turn over, go, demote, ease up, break out, separate, split, hand, gift, crack up, damp, smash, render, move over, feed, pay, get out, fracture, relegate, bring out, violate, reveal, divulge, pause, let on, open, get around, interrupt, wear out, grant, establish, break-dance, stop, check, break up, breach, develop, fall flat, give, return, apply, present, better, cave in, make, offend, go bad, impart, generate, break off, disclose, bust, erupt, give away, reach, recrudesce, tumble, break dance, go against, dampen, throw, fall in, soften, break in, let out, dedicate, ruin, fall apart, kick downstairs, burst, pass, break down, infract, fail, come apart, bankrupt, crumble, fall through, join, expose, break, crock up, discontinue, intermit, flop, leave, yield, get together, commit, sacrifice, wear, kick in, pass on

Wiktionary

  1. cave in(noun)

    Synonyms:
    rockfall, sellout, acquiescence, collapse, breakage, blockage, consent, assent, give up, give in, relinquish, stave, crush, give way, stave in, break, yield

  2. cave in(noun)

    To collapse inward or downward.

    Synonyms:
    blockage, consent, collapse, breakage, sellout, rockfall, acquiescence, give way, yield, relinquish, give up, stave, assent, crush, stave in, give in, break

  3. cave in(noun)

    To relent; to acquiesce; to comply; to grant approval; to lose willpower.

    Synonyms:
    sellout, consent, blockage, acquiescence, collapse, rockfall, breakage, give in, stave in, assent, stave, give up, relinquish, crush, yield, break, give way

  4. cave in(noun)

    The act of relenting.

    Synonyms:
    blockage, breakage, sellout, collapse, rockfall, consent, acquiescence


Translations for cave in

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  • rendirse aSpanish
  • sortua, romahtaaFinnish
  • cabosser, éboulement, s'effondrerFrench
  • bryte sammen, kapitulere, kollapse, gi opp, gi etter, knele, resignereNorwegian
  • afkalvenDutch
  • обрушаться, обвал, обваливаться, завалRussian

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