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Definition 1: an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cage in the sense of this definition

(cage is a kind of ...) a structure consisting of an area that has been enclosed for some purpose

(... is a kind of cage ) a cage in which a bird can be kept

(... is a kind of cage ) a cage (usually made of wood and wire mesh) for small animals

(... is a kind of cage ) cage with a cylindrical framework that rotates as a small animal runs inside it

Definition 2: the net that is the goal in ice hockey - [noun denoting artifact]

(cage is a kind of ...) a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)

Definition 3: a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cage in the sense of this definition

(cage is a kind of ...) equipment used in playing baseball

Definition 4: United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cage in the sense of this definition

(cage is an instance of ...) someone who composes music as a profession

Definition 5: something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement - [noun denoting state]

(cage is a kind of ...) the state of being physically constrained

"dogs should be kept under restraint"

(... is a kind of cage ) a cage from which there is no escape

Samples where cage or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The animal was caged

Synonyms for cage in the sense of this definition

(cage is a kind of ...) deprive of freedom; take into confinement

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