1. a scar where the umbilical cord was attached

- you were not supposed to show your navel on television

- they argued whether or not Adam had a navel

Similar word(s): bellybutton, omphalos, umbilicus

Definition categories: body, point

2. the center point or middle of something

- the Incas believed that Cuzco was the navel of the universe

Definition categories: location, center, centre, midpoint

Sentences with navel as a noun:

- Within the navel of this hideous wood, / Immured in cypress shades, a sorcerer dwells. — Milton.