1. [ noun ] an enclosure made or wire or metal bars in which birds or animals are kept
Synonyms: coop
Related terms: enclosure squirrel_cage hutch birdcage
2. [ noun ] something that restricts freedom as a cage restricts movement
Related terms: constraint iron_cage
3. [ verb ] confine in a cage
Synonyms: cage_in

"The animal was caged"

Related terms: confine
4. [ noun ] (ice hockey,soccer,games) the net that is the goal in ice hockey
Related terms: net
5. [ noun ] (music) United States composer of avant-garde music (1912-1992)
Synonyms: john_milton_cage_jr. john_cage
Related terms: composer
6. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 4807
7. [ noun ] (baseball,games) a movable screen placed behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
Synonyms: batting_cage
Related terms: baseball_equipment
Similar spelling:   cagey