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Noun cage has 5 senses
  1. cage, coop - an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept
    --1 is a kind of enclosure
    --1 has particulars: birdcage; hutch; squirrel cage
    Derived form: verb cage1
  2. cage - something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement
    --2 is a kind of
    constraint, restraint
    --2 has particulars: iron cage
    Derived form: verb cage1
  3. Cage, John Cage, John Milton Cage Jr. - United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)
    --3 is a kind of composer
  4. cage - the net that is the goal in ice hockey
    --4 is a kind of
  5. batting cage, cage - a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
    --5 is a kind of baseball equipment
Verb cage has 1 sense
  1. cage, cage in - confine in a cage; "The animal was caged"
    --1 is one way to confine, detain
    Derived forms: noun cage2, noun cage1
    Sample sentence:
    They cage the animals
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