Synonyms of cage
enclosureDictionary • I hate to see animals being kept in cages.
enclosure • This enclosure was so vast that the outermost wall could hardly be seen.
pen • a holding pen for sheep
coop • Behind the house, the pair set up a chicken coop.
pound • The dog has been sent to the pound.
corral (US) • As we neared the corral, the horses pranced and whinnied.
shut upDictionary • Don't you think it's cruel to cage wild creatures?
confine • He has been confined to his barracks.
restrain • Police restrained her on July 28.
imprison • He was imprisoned for 18 months on charges of anti-state agitation.
incarcerate • It can cost $50,000 to incarcerate a prisoner for a year.
IDIOM:▷ rattle someone's cage
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confineIf someone is confined to a mental institution, prison, or other place, they are sent there and are not allowed to leave for a period of time.
• He has been confined to his barracks.
coopA coop is a cage where you keep small animals or birds such as chickens and rabbits.
• Behind the house, the pair set up a chicken coop.
corral (US)In North America, a corral is a space surrounded by a fence where cattle or horses are kept.
• As we neared the corral, the horses pranced and whinnied.
Thesaurus for cage from the Collins English Thesaurus
an enclosure, usually made with bars or wire, for keeping birds, monkeys, mice, etc
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