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
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
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How to use gap in a sentence?
We need to recognize when it comes to the economic gap between black and whites in America, it does come from a great injustice that has never been dealt with.
There is a huge gap between the world we live in and the world we want. These goals represent people's aspirations and rights and they must and can be realized.
But now, as I ’m talking to banker friends about the industry, they are much more willing to learn about the industry and address that knowledge gap and I think that’s a great thing.
Now we're starting to see that gap close, so this could be a bit of a short-term rally for the energy sector.
The gap remains wide.
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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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