cave in

Definitions of cave in
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n the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it

Synonyms:
subsidence
Type of:
collapse
a natural event caused by something suddenly falling down or caving in

v break down, literally or metaphorically

Synonyms:
break, collapse, fall in, founder, give, give way
abandon, give up
stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims
burst, collapse
cause to burst
Types:
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go off, implode
burst inward
buckle, crumple
fold or collapse
flop
fall loosely
break
curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
sink, slide down, slump
fall or sink heavily
Type of:
change
undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature

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