Cave-in Definition

kāvĭn
cave-ins
noun
A collapse, as of a tunnel or structure.
American Heritage
A place where the ground, a mine, etc. has caved in.
Webster's New World
An act or instance of caving in.
Webster's New World
Alternative spelling of cave in.
Wiktionary
The location where something has caved in.
We couldn't get past the cave in blocking the tunnel.
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verb
Alternative spelling of cave in.
Wiktionary
The roof caved in under the weight of the snow.
He caved-in the side of the barrel with a single well-placed kick.
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(idiomatic) To relent; to acquiesce; to comply; to grant approval; to lose willpower.

I finally caved in and had a slice of cake.
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Other Word Forms of Cave-in

Noun

Singular:
cave-in
Plural:
cave-ins

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