Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun cavity

4 senses of cavity

Sense 1
pit, cavity -- (a sizeable hole (usually in the ground); "they dug a pit to bury the body")
       => hole, hollow -- (a depression hollowed out of solid matter)

Sense 2
cavity, enclosed space -- (space that is surrounded by something)
       => space -- (an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things); "the architect left space in front of the building"; "they stopped at an open space in the jungle"; "the space between his teeth")

Sense 3
cavity, caries, dental caries, tooth decay -- (soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth)
       => decay -- (the process of gradually becoming inferior)

Sense 4
cavity, bodily cavity, cavum -- ((anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body)
       => structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure -- (a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure")

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