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Synonyms for gap
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Wiktionary

  1. gapnoun

    Synonyms:
    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.

    Synonyms:
    space

  3. gapnoun

    A hiatus.

    I'm taking a gap.

    Synonyms:
    hiatus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gap, spreadnoun

    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, 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"

    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, cracknoun

    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, gapnoun

    a pass between mountain peaks

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

  5. gapnoun

    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, gapverb

    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, breachverb

    make an opening or gap in

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

Editors Contribution

  1. diastema

    a gap in between teeth

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gapnoun

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gapnoun

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

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How to use gap in a sentence?

  1. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    This is a fateful struggle, a close struggle. We must close this gap. We can close this gap.

  2. Meb Keflezighi:

    I thought 1:01 to 1:02 was going to be good enough to win, but Estrada just ran a phenomenal race, i saw the pace, and thought maybe there was room for him to make a mistake and tried to close the gap. Once I got past seven miles, I knew he was going to have a day and not going to be able to close the gap.

  3. Oprah Winfrey:

    I want to thank everybody who’s nurtured me, who’s stood in the gap for me.

  4. Dan Pfeiffer:

    What has put Hunter Biden in this position( as the leader in the race) is that Hunter Biden seems like someone who could be president, there's a stature gap between Hunter Biden and Trump, and Hunter Biden has to be careful not to narrow that gap by getting pulled down in the mud with Trump.

  5. Roger Lau:

    After Wisconsin nearly one-third of the pledged delegates will still be waiting to be elected, and there will be a three-week gap between electing delegates for the first time since voting began, in the road to the nomination, the Wisconsin primary is halftime, and the convention in Milwaukee is the final play.


Translations for gap

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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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