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

synonyms for caving

  • 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 caving

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 caving in a sentence

Nor can this dirt be worked without danger of caving in, as was the case in all the veins and works that were on that elevation.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
"I've always read that they can stand a tremendous amount of shooting without caving under," admitted Frank.
THE OUTDOOR CHUMS AFTER BIG GAMECAPTAIN QUINCY ALLEN
It comes out of the turbulent, bank-caving Missouri, and every tumblerful of it holds nearly an acre of land in solution.
LIFE ON THE MISSISSIPPI, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
He felt his legs caving beneath him, while his brain fought valiantly against the dizziness that threatened to engulf him.
THE LONE RANGER RIDESFRAN STRIKER
There was a great deal of subterranean water, and sink-holes produced by caving over such streams were frequent.
IN INDIAN MEXICO (1908)FREDERICK STARR
It was too steep, the soft ground caving in and letting her slide back down to the bottom.
TICKTOCK AND JIMKEITH ROBERTSON
After a day's digging, you will find, that to prevent the earth from caving in and burying you up, timber is wanting.
THE GOLD HUNTER'S ADVENTURESWILLIAM H. THOMES
The roof being old and well settled, keeps it from leaking badly; but Mrs. S. says there is danger of it sliding off or caving in.
TO AND THROUGH NEBRASKAFRANCES I. SIMS FULTON
The room was accidentally disclosed by the caving in of a small part of its roof.
THE MAYA INDIANS OF SOUTHERN YUCATAN AND NORTHERN BRITISH HONDURASTHOMAS WILLIAM FRANCIS GANN
The same shelving banks as the great river, formed by the continual caving.
THE HOUSEBOAT BOOKWILLIAM F. WAUGH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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