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1. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures.

Synonyms

  • disparity

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • stay

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

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Words that Rhyme with Gap

  • entrap
  • unwrap
  • strap
  • scrap
  • recap
  • trappe
  • trapp
  • trap
  • stapp
  • snapp
  • snap
  • slap
  • schnapp
  • krapp
  • klapp
  • giap
  • frap
  • flap
  • crap
  • clapp
  • clap
  • zapp
  • zap
  • yapp
  • yap
  • wrap
  • tappe
  • tapp
  • tap
  • shapp

Example sentences of the word gap


1. Noun, singular or mass
Turn the cover wrong-side out and pin a 2-foot zipper into the gap you left.

Quotes containing the word gap


1. To be creative means to connect. It's to abolish the gap between the body, the mind and the soul, between science and art, between fiction and nonfiction.
- Nawal El Saadawi

2. What art is, in reality, is this missing link, not the links which exist. It's not what you see that is art; art is the gap.
- Marcel Duchamp

3. It is the absence of facts that frightens people: the gap you open, into which they pour their fears, fantasies, desires.
- Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall

2. gap-toothed

adjective. having widely spaced teeth.

Antonyms

  • smooth

3. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] an open or empty space in or between things.

Synonyms

  • chasm
  • rent
  • space
  • hole
  • foramen
  • split
  • tear
  • crevice
  • snag
  • crack
  • Ranvier's nodes
  • rip
  • pocket
  • cleft
  • Earth's surface
  • opening
  • surface
  • mouth
  • diastema
  • breach
  • hiatus
  • window
  • fissure
  • nodes of Ranvier
  • rift

Antonyms

  • subsurface
  • close up
  • whisper
  • shout

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

4. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] a narrow opening.

Synonyms

  • spark gap
  • lacuna
  • opening
  • crack

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • uncut
  • linger
  • laugh

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

5. gap

verb. ['ˈgæp'] make an opening or gap in.

Synonyms

  • breach
  • open

Antonyms

  • specify
  • keep
  • respect

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

6. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity.

Synonyms

  • interruption
  • cut-in
  • interpellation
  • holdup
  • interpolation
  • barracking
  • breaking off
  • interjection
  • abruption
  • insert
  • break
  • disruption
  • heckling
  • delay

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • unite
  • unify
  • stand still

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

7. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] a pass between mountain peaks.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • notch
  • mountain pass
  • col
  • wind gap

Antonyms

  • outside
  • inside
  • descend
  • disappear

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)

8. gap

noun. ['ˈgæp'] a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations.

Synonyms

  • difference of opinion
  • dispute
  • conflict
  • generation gap

Antonyms

  • simple
  • natural object
  • finish
  • closing

Etymology

  • gap (Old Norse)
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