1. [ noun ] (geography) a sizeable hole (usually in the ground)
Synonyms: pit

"they dug a pit to bury the body"

Related terms: hole sawpit borrow_pit tar_pit quicksand barbecue_pit sandpit fire_pit divot
2. [ noun ] space that is surrounded by something
Synonyms: enclosed_space
Related terms: space pouch hollow
3. [ noun ] soft decayed area in a tooth; progressive decay can lead to the death of a tooth
Synonyms: dental_caries tooth_decay caries
Related terms: decay
4. [ noun ] (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
Synonyms: cavum bodily_cavity
Related terms: structure mouth armpit nasal_cavity eye_socket chamber chest_cavity amniotic_cavity cranial_cavity sinus antrum archenteron pit sac uterine_cavity abdominal_cavity pelvic_cavity peritoneal_cavity buccal_cavity pericardial_cavity vacuole ventricle vestibule nasopharynx mediastinum socket oropharynx laryngopharynx middle_ear cecum tubular_cavity pleural_cavity pulp_cavity pelvis blastocoel celom locule lumen bursa_omentalis body anatomy
Similar spelling:   Cavitt