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  Words related to cave in

Related / Similar Words: subsidence, collapse, fall in, give, give way, break, founder

 

Definition:
  • the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it;
  • break down, literally or metaphorically; "The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice";

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    Hyponyms: implode, go off, buckle, crumple, flop, break, slump, slide down, sink

     

    Grouped Verbs: abandon, give up, collapse, burst

     

    Derivational Morphology: subside, collapse, fall in, give, give way, break, founder, subsidence, crash

     

     
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