Definition of Cage

1. Noun. An enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals can be kept.

Exact synonyms: Coop
Specialized synonyms: Birdcage, Hutch, Squirrel Cage
Generic synonyms: Enclosure

2. Verb. Confine in a cage. "They cage the animals"; "The animal was caged"
Exact synonyms: Cage In
Generic synonyms: Confine, Detain

3. Noun. Something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement.
Generic synonyms: Constraint, Restraint
Specialized synonyms: Iron Cage

4. Noun. United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992).
Exact synonyms: John Cage, John Milton Cage Jr.
Generic synonyms: Composer

5. Noun. The net that is the goal in ice hockey.
Generic synonyms: Net

6. Noun. A movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice.
Exact synonyms: Batting Cage
Generic synonyms: Baseball Equipment

Definition of Cage

1. n. A box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.

2. v. i. To confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine.

Definition of Cage

1. Noun. an enclosure made of bars, normally to hold animals. ¹

2. Noun. the passenger compartment of a lift ¹

3. Noun. (hockey water polo) the goal. ¹

4. Noun. (US derogatory slang) automobile ¹

5. Noun. (figuratively) Something that hinders freedom. ¹

6. Verb. to put into a cage ¹

7. Verb. to keep in a cage ¹

8. Verb. (advertising politics) To track individual responses to direct mail. ¹

9. Verb. (figuratively) to restrict someone's movement or creativity ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Cage

1. to confine [v CAGED, CAGING, CAGES] - See also: confine

Medical Definition of Cage

1. 1. An enclosure made partly or completely of open work and commonly used to house animals. 2. A structure resembling such an enclosure. Origin: M.E., fr. O.Fr., fr. L. Cavea, hollow, stall (05 Mar 2000)

Cage Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Cage Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Cage

caffè americano
caffè latte
caftaric acid
café au lait
café noisette
cage (current term)
cage bird
cage birds
cage compound
cage compounds
cage dances
cage diving
cage fighter
cage fighters
cage fighting
cage in
cage match

Other Resources Relating to: Cage

Search for Cage on!Search for Cage on!Search for Cage on Google!Search for Cage on Wikipedia!