An entity, an idea, or a quality perceived, known, or thought to have its own existence.
a. The real or concrete substance of an entity.
b. A natural or artificial hole or cavity in the ground.
c. A natural hollow or depression in the body or an organ.
d. The single central kernel or stone of certain fruits
(often foll. by against)to match in opposition, esp. as antagonists:
a. a concealed danger or difficulty
b. guerilla projection made in opposition to a static view of our surroundings
c. a re-presentation of a coming together / an envirotron of differentiation
d. the commonly overlooked exultation in between
ORIGIN Old English (also in the senses "meeting" and "matter, concern")