(noun, verb)


1. an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept

Similar word(s): coop

Definition categories: man–made, enclosure

2. something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement

Definition categories: state, constraint, restraint

3. the net that is the goal in ice hockey

Definition categories: man–made, net

4. a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with cage as a noun:

- We keep a bird in a cage.

- The tigers are in a cage to protect the public.

- The most dangerous prisoners are locked away in a cage.


1. confine in a cage

- The animal was caged

Definition categories: social, confine, detain