cave in

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The act of relenting

It was a cave in, but I let my child have a candy to shut her up.

The act of something collapsing or caving in

We were warned away from the rickety old mine because of the danger of cave-ins.

To collapse inward or downward

He caved-in the side of the barrel with a single well-placed kick.

To relent; to acquiesce; to comply; to grant approval; to lose willpower

I finally caved in and had a slice of cake.

The location where something has caved in

We couldn't get past the cave in blocking the tunnel.

the sudden collapse of something into a hollow beneath it
If you cave in, you suddenly stop arguing or resisting, especially when people put pressure on you to stop. After a ruinous strike, the union caved in The Prime Minister has caved in to backbench pressure He's caved in on capital punishment. = give in
If something such as a roof or a ceiling caves in, it collapses inwards. Part of the roof has caved in = collapse
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"
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(Jeoloji) A cave-in is a collapse of a geologic formation, mine or structure which typically occurs during mining or tunneling. Geologic structures prone to cave-ins include alvar, tsingy and other limestone formations, but can also include lava tubes and a variety of other subsurface rock formations
A cave-in is the sudden collapse of the roof of a cave or mine
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