(noun, verb, interjection)


1. (Britain, public school slang) look out!; beware!


1. a geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface of the ground or from the sea

Definition categories: object, formation

Sentences with cave as a noun:

- We found a cave on the mountainside where we could take shelter.

- This wine has been aged in our cave for thirty years.

- My room was a cozy cave where I could escape from my family.

- It was not strictly a cave, but a narrow fissure in the rock.


1. hollow out as if making a cave or opening

Similar word(s): undermine

Definition categories: contact, hollow

2. explore natural caves

Similar word(s): spelunk

Definition categories: cognition, explore

Sentences with cave as a verb:

- He caved under pressure.

- First the braces buckled, then the roof began to cave, then we ran.

- The levee has been severely caved by the river current.

- I have caved from Yugoslavia to Kentucky.

- The deposit is caved by knocking out the posts.