5 letter words starting with cav

Looking for a clue for todays Wordle or another Word game? Look no further! We got you covered. We got a few plausible five letter words starting with cav.

  • CAVAS
  • CAVED
  • CAVEL
  • CAVER
  • CAVES
  • CAVIE
  • CAVIL
  • CAVUS

Sometimes the solution is an uncommon word, then It’s time to learn something new. Here’s the definition of a few of these words:


Definition of caves

caves (noun)

  1. A large, naturally-occurring cavity formed underground or in the face of a cliff or a hillside.
  2. A hole, depression, or gap in earth or rock, whether natural or man-made.
  3. A storage cellar, especially for wine or cheese.
  4. A place of retreat, such as a man cave.
  5. A naturally-occurring cavity in bedrock which is large enough to be entered by an adult.
  6. A shielded area where nuclear experiments can be carried out.
  7. (drilling) Debris, particularly broken rock, which falls into a drill hole and interferes with drilling.
  8. A collapse or cave-in.
  9. The vagina.
  10. (often "Cave") A group that breaks from a larger political party or faction on a particular issue.
  11. Any hollow place, or part; a cavity.
  12. A code cave.

caves (verb)

  1. To surrender.
  2. To collapse.
  3. To hollow out or undermine.
  4. To engage in the recreational exploration of caves.
  5. In room-and-pillar mining, to extract a deposit of rock by breaking down a pillar which had been holding it in place.
  6. To work over tailings to dress small pieces of marketable ore.
  7. To dwell in a cave.


Definition of cavil

cavil (noun)

  1. A petty or trivial objection or criticism.

cavil (verb)

  1. To criticise for petty or frivolous reasons.