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Synonyms for fissure
ˈfɪʃ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. crevice, cranny, crack, fissure, chap(noun)

    a long narrow depression in a surface

    Synonyms:
    go, feller, cracking, fracture, cuss, whirl, fling, sally, blighter, crack, wisecrack, gent, quip, pass, tornado, cleft, offer, snap, crevice, chap, scissure, cranny, gap, crack cocaine, bloke, fellow, fella, shot, lad

  2. crack, cleft, crevice, fissure, scissure(noun)

    a long narrow opening

    Synonyms:
    go, cracking, fracture, whirl, fling, sally, crack, wisecrack, quip, pass, tornado, cleft, offer, snap, crevice, chap, scissure, cranny, gap, crack cocaine, shot

  3. fissure(verb)

    (anatomy) a long narrow slit or groove that divides an organ into lobes

    Synonyms:
    scissure, chap, cranny, crack, cleft, crevice

  4. fissure(verb)

    break into fissures or fine cracks

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fissure(n.)

    Synonyms:
    cleft, crevice, chink, crack, cranny, break, breach, gap, interstice, opening, chasm, rift, fracture

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    crack, cleft, rift

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How to use fissure in a sentence?

  1. Hiker Karen Blasing:

    It was clear no one should be on that rock with the huge fissure, we stayed back, but many others were unconcerned and dangerously taking chances.

  2. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory:

    It's optimistic to think that this is the last fissure we're going to see.

  3. Tina Neal:

    The situation down there remains dynamic and as we've been saying for days now the outbreaks can continue to occur both uprift and downrift of the existing fissure system, or the existing fissures could be reactivated.


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