gap synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term gap:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gap, spread(noun)

    a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

    bedcover, spreading, spread head, cattle ranch, counterpane, banquet, facing pages, spread, crack, interruption, cattle farm, break, bedspread, scatter, bed covering, spreadhead, feast, disruption, bed cover, opening, gap, paste, ranch, col

  2. opening, gap(noun)

    an open or empty space in or between things

    possibility, opening night, chess opening, spread, curtain raising, opening move, hatchway, crack, scuttle, interruption, initiative, disruption, opening, possible action, gap, first step, orifice, col, break, porta

  3. gap, crack(noun)

    a narrow opening

    go, quip, cracking, fracture, whirl, fling, spread, sally, crack, crack cocaine, fissure, wisecrack, interruption, pass, break, tornado, cleft, offer, snap, crevice, chap, disruption, opening, cranny, gap, scissure, col, shot

  4. col, gap(noun)

    a pass between mountain peaks

    col, interruption, crack, opening, spread, gap, disruption, break

  5. gap(noun)

    a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations

    break, interruption, col, opening, crack, spread, disruption

  6. break, interruption, disruption, gap(verb)

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    disturbance, gap, commotion, jailbreak, respite, happy chance, crack, interruption, rift, intermission, break of serve, severance, falling out, prisonbreak, suspension, recess, faulting, breakout, flutter, hoo-hah, geological fault, hurly burly, spread, col, to-do, break, good luck, breaking, disruption, open frame, gaolbreak, dislocation, breach, breakage, perturbation, fault, pause, shift, fracture, time out, kerfuffle, opening, rupture, hoo-ha, prison-breaking

  7. gap, breach(verb)

    make an opening or gap in

    violate, breach, infract, offend, gap, break, go against, transgress


  1. gap(noun)

    tear, col, neck, window, split, rift, pass, break, chasm, fissure, opening, rip, clearing, hole

  2. gap(noun)

    To check the size of a gap.


  3. gap(noun)

    A hiatus.


Editors Contribution

  1. diastema

    a gap in between teeth

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gap(n.)

    cleft, crevice, opening, chink, cranny, crack, interstice, breach, rift, break, hiatus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

divide, difference, variance, disparity, discrepancy, loophole, ditch, chasm, gaps, vacuum, lacuna, deficit, deviation, gulf, shortcoming, deficiency, differences, differential, distance, shortfall, abyss, cap, empty, rift, discontinuity, disparities, void, gat, variances, hole, shortcomings, deficiencies, graben, mismatch, lack, deviations, jaap, flaw, lag, variation, divergence, hiatus, inequality, kip, lacunae, wedge, imbalance, fracture, bpa, omission, separation