What is another word for cavity?

3037 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ kˈavɪti], [ kˈavɪti], [ k_ˈa_v_ɪ_t_i]

The word "cavity" is often used to describe a hole or a depression in a surface. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to convey the same meaning. A common synonym is "hole," which refers to an opening or a gap in a surface. Another synonym is "indentation," which describes a depression or a recess in a surface. "Hollow" is also a suitable synonym that describes something that is empty or has a space inside. Additional synonyms are "pocket," which refers to a small, enclosed space, and "crater," which typically describes a large, bowl-shaped depression caused by an impact or explosion.

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What are the hypernyms for Cavity?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Cavity?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for cavity (as nouns)

What are the opposite words for cavity?

The word "cavity" refers to a hollow or empty space. Its antonyms include words like bulge, bulging, convexity, prominence, and protuberance. These words indicate a raised area or a protrusion, the opposite of a cavity. Other antonyms for cavity include words like abundance, plenty, and surplus, all of which refer to a state of being full or having an excess of something. Additionally, some words that could be used as antonyms for cavity in certain contexts might include words like density, solidity, thickness, and mass, all of which indicate a lack of hollowness or emptiness.

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Usage examples for Cavity

Mea finally found water near-by in a stony cavity, forming as it were a little basin under the opposite rocks.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
A huge fire was burning and leaping in the fastnesses of that stone cavity, and it was by the light of this alone that the room was illumined-and this had the effect as Peter noticed, of making certain people, like Mother Figgis and Jane Clewer, quite monstrous, and fantastic with their skirts and hair and their shadows on the wall.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
Although the arrow-head had entered the chest cavity, it had not pierced any vital organ, and recovery was rapid; the other wound was of a complex character, which I cannot mention, and was dangerous if not mortal.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

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