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
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
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
a pass between mountain peaks
a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
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"
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
make an opening or gap in
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.
I'm taking a gap.
Dictionary of English Synonymes
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words
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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
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How to use gap in a sentence?
We have a gap. We have to take care of ourselves.
I think there's still too big a gap between sellers' expectations and what the buyer wants to pay. We look at every asset that comes through our core areas. I don't see us being that active although we do always look.
Your high end guys like Samsung are playing in the very high leagues. We're not at that level and we don't aim to be. That's not the market we want to play in, we're trying to bridge the gap between 2G and 3G and the affordability between that.
There was insufficient engagement with Santos on valuation, no meaningful attempt by Santos to discuss a realistic price which could supported by any reasonable set of technical and commercial assumptions, and an unwillingness by their Board to explore means of closing the gap between the offer and their expectations.
It's a massive honor for me to be the first British man to win a world championship title. Britain have been close before and we’ve been gradually improving since 2012, closing the gap on the rest of the world, we’ve got some amazing gymnasts in our team... and I don’t think it’ll be the last world title a British man wins in gymnastics.
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- Ritze, Ritz, Spalte, SpaltGerman
- pragu, lõheEstonian
- aukko, tehdä, merkki, aukkopaikka, sola, tarkistaaFinnish
- trouer, solution de continuité, trouée, brèche, entailler, écart, colFrench
- interruzione, spazio vuoto, fessura, breccia, buco, passaggio, aperturaItalian
- 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
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