cage

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
cage

Plural
cages

A bird cage
  1. A cage is a structure made with wire or bars, to hold an animal.
    The bird lived in a large wire cage near the window.
  2. A cage is a something that holds things in, to protect or to keep imprisoned.
    Your heart is inside your rib cage.

Verb[change]

Plain form
cage

Third-person singular
cages

Past tense
caged

Past participle
caged

Present participle
caging

  1. Cage is to place something in a wire or barred structure so that they can not get out.
    We had to cage the lion to keep it from escaping.