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Synonyms for gap

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  1. gapnoun

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

  2. gapnoun

    An opening that implies a breach or defect.

    There is a gap between the roof and the gutter.


  3. gapnoun

    A hiatus.

    I'm taking a gap.


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  1. gap, spreadnoun

    a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

    "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"

    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, paste, ranch, col

  2. opening, gapnoun

    an open or empty space in or between things

    "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"

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

  3. gap, cracknoun

    a narrow opening

    "he opened the window a crack"

    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, scissure, col, shot

  4. col, gapnoun

    a pass between mountain peaks

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

  5. gapnoun

    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, gapverb

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

    "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

    disturbance, 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, breachverb

    make an opening or gap in

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

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  1. diastema

    a gap in between teeth

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

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  1. gapnoun

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

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  1. gapnoun

    hiatus, rift, crevice, rent, interstice, chasm, opening

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  1. Spencer Little:

    That gap is closing quite quickly, and we're expecting that trend to continue to be driven by the smaller, compact SUVs, they're more versatile - families love them. Their price is lower, they're smaller than the larger SUV models but still roomy.

  2. Bill Fitzpatrick:

    We're all scrambling for solutions, but the breakthrough technologies just haven't come to fruition yet. It appears as though we're trying to bridge the gap with regard to our dependence on fossil fuels, but we're just not there yet.

  3. Patrick Meehan:

    The purpose is to fill a gap which currently exists in the inability to appropriately prosecute these cases under federal law, the nature of communications has changed and frequently these kind of threats are being channeled through communications systems and can be channeled through states far away, and it makes it difficult for a local community that’s been affected to not only do an investigation, but also get support and collaboration from the community where the crime originated.

  4. Sergeant Abdirahman:

    I think we need to call this out for what it is: it’s a grift, while there are many good people who associate themselves as BLM activists, the people at the top of the organization couldn’t care less. While the people of Minneapolis, the epicenter of the George Floyd riots, struggle with homelessness, spiking crime, and the nation's largest achievement gap for Black kids, the people sitting at the top of BLM live in multi-million dollar mansions, it’s sickening.

  5. Cindy Chafian:

    He agreed to pay for a percentage of the event and I was to try and find someone to help with the funding gap, he connected me with Caroline M. Wren because there was somebody that Amy Kremer knew who wanted to help contribute to the event.

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  • فراغArabic
  • otvorCzech
  • Spalt, Spalte, Ritz, RitzeGerman
  • κενόGreek
  • brechaSpanish
  • lõhe, praguEstonian
  • sola, aukkopaikka, merkki, tarkistaa, aukko, tehdäFinnish
  • trouée, trouer, solution de continuité, entailler, écart, brèche, colFrench
  • hézagHungarian
  • fessura, passaggio, buco, interruzione, spazio vuoto, breccia, aperturaItalian
  • 間隙Japanese
  • mokorawhāMāori
  • lomme, åpning, luke, gap, tomrom, mellomrom, spalteNorwegian
  • szpara, dziura, przerwa, szczelina, okienkoPolish
  • brecha, fendaPortuguese
  • проло́м, уще́лье, прохо́д, дыра́, люфт, интерва́л, окно́, щель, промежу́ток, брешь, переры́в, зазо́р, разры́вRussian
  • mwanyaSwahili
  • khoảng cachVietnamese
  • isikhalaZulu

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