Definition of cage verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    cage

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//keɪdʒ//
     
    [usually passive]cage something (up)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cage
     
    he / she / it cages
     
    past simple caged
     
    -ing form caging
     
     
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  1. to put or keep an animal in a cage The dogs are caged (up) at night.
  2.  
    adjective He paced the room like a caged animal.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cage