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Synonyms for gap
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gap, spread(noun)

    a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

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

    Synonyms:
    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, gap(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    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, crack(noun)

    a narrow opening

    "he opened the window a crack"

    Synonyms:
    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, gap(noun)

    a pass between mountain peaks

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

  5. gap(noun)

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

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

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

    an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

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

    Synonyms:
    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, breach(verb)

    make an opening or gap in

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

Wiktionary

  1. gap(noun)

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

  2. gap(noun)

    To check the size of a gap.

    I gapped all the sparkplugs in my car then realized I used the wrong manual and had made them too small.

    Synonyms:
    space

  3. gap(noun)

    A hiatus.

    I'm taking a gap.

    Synonyms:
    hiatus

Editors Contribution

  1. diastema

    a gap in between teeth

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gap(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gap(n)

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

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How to use gap in a sentence?

  1. Wilbur Ross:

    The gap remains wide.

  2. Lori Osterberg:

    We're calling it our gap year. We're here for now, with the possibility of extending throughout her college career, we're taking it one year at a time.

  3. Kevin Counihan:

    It is our primary importance that consumers are protected, consumers are given options, and consumers do not have a gap in coverage. That’s why you see these co-ops winding down in the fourth quarter – so the American people have coverage until the end of the year and new coverage starting on January 1st.

  4. Jimmy Weng:

    China is essentially trying to close that gap and it's much more difficult to do that if you have these outsiders coming in and taking advantage of the arbitrage.

  5. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    We lost (the non-white vote), but that gap is growing slimmer and slimmer between the secretary and myself. I think you'll find as we get to South Carolina and other states, that when the African-American community, the Latino community, looks at our record, looks at our agenda, we're going to get more and more support.


Translations for gap

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  • فراغArabic
  • otvorCzech
  • Ritze, Ritz, Spalte, SpaltGerman
  • κενόGreek
  • brechaSpanish
  • pragu, lõheEstonian
  • aukko, tehdä, merkki, aukkopaikka, sola, tarkistaaFinnish
  • trouer, solution de continuité, trouée, brèche, entailler, écart, colFrench
  • hézagHungarian
  • interruzione, spazio vuoto, fessura, breccia, buco, passaggio, aperturaItalian
  • 間隙Japanese
  • mokorawhāMāori
  • luke, tomrom, lomme, mellomrom, gap, åpning, spalteNorwegian
  • dziura, okienko, szpara, szczelina, przerwaPolish
  • fenda, brechaPortuguese
  • разры́в, зазо́р, переры́в, брешь, промежу́ток, проло́м, щель, окно́, интерва́л, люфт, дыра́, уще́лье, прохо́дRussian
  • mwanyaSwahili
  • isikhalaZulu

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