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cave in

 
Noun cave in has 1 sense
  1. cave in, subsidence - the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
    --1 is a kind of collapse
    Derived form: verb cave in1
Verb cave in has 1 sense
  1. collapse, fall in, cave in, give, give way, break, founder - 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"
    --1 is one way to change
    Derived form: noun cave in1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
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