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Synonyms for stopgap
ˈstɒpˌgæp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. makeshift, stopgap, make-donoun

    something contrived to meet an urgent need or emergency

    Synonyms:
    make-do, makeshift

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  1. List of paraphrases for "stopgap":

    palliative, patch

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How to use stopgap in a sentence?

  1. Gil Kerlikowske:

    All of these things have kind of been stopgap measures, they have alleviated some of the problem but not stopped the problem.

  2. Dave Long:

    It was definitely a helpful stopgap. Unfortunately, because of the length of what's happened, it really wasn't enough, another round would not just sustain Orangetheory, but fitness brands in general through another wave.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    It must go in a must-pass bill and the only must-pass bill that we see coming down the road between now and March 5 is this [stopgap measure]. So we continue to believe, insist, that it must be in this bill.

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