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See definition of caved on Dictionary.com
  • as insubmit
  • as insuccumb
  • as inbow
  • as indefer
  • as ingive
  • as ingo

synonyms for caved

  • acknowledge
  • agree
  • defer
  • surrender
  • abide
  • accede
  • acquiesce
  • appease
  • bend
  • bow
  • buckle
  • capitulate
  • cave
  • cede
  • concede
  • fold
  • humor
  • indulge
  • knuckle
  • kowtow
  • obey
  • quit
  • relent
  • relinquish
  • stoop
  • succumb
  • tolerate
  • truckle
  • withstand
  • yield
  • be submissive
  • eat crow
  • give away
  • give ground
  • give in
  • give way
  • go with the flow
  • grin and bear it
  • knuckle under
  • lay down arms
  • put up with
  • resign oneself
  • say uncle
  • throw in the towel
  • toe the line

antonyms for caved

MOST RELEVANT
  • contradict
  • refuse
  • continue
  • defend
  • deny
  • disagree
  • disallow
  • disapprove
  • dispute
  • dissent
  • fight
  • flatten
  • leave
  • protest
  • reject
  • stop
  • straighten
  • veto
  • win
  • conceal
  • disobey
  • dissuade
  • hide
  • resist
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How to use caved in a sentence

Dobbs caved in; he acknowledged the corn, and Mr. and Mrs. Dobbs enjoyed a pleasant supper.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
His hat was laying on the floor—an old black slouch with the top caved in, like a lid.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The bank was caved away under one corner of some others, and that corner was hanging over.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
As he did so, the mound on which he had been kneeling caved into the hole beneath it, and threw him forward on his face.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Half a hill caved in, and the dirt rolled you down to the bottom.
RIDERS OF THE SILENCESJOHN FREDERICK
He tore the heavy cannon off of its carriage and with one blow of his fist caved it in.
THE STUTTERERR.R. MERLISS
Off to the right came the answering crash as it caved in the armor of another of the luckless whippets.
THE ONSLAUGHT FROM RIGELFLETCHER PRATT
Windows were caved in, rocks bounced noisily off the roof, there were gulped outcries from the penned men inside the cars.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
I've always been satisfied—and so has Devore—that if the blow had landed true his skull would have caved in like a puff-ball.
THE ESCAPE OF MR. TRIMMIRVIN S. COBB
If the ditch be deepened, the caved-in matter being removed, it will continue to widen.
YOUR NATIONAL PARKSENOS A. MILLS
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