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1. gape

verb. ['ˈgeɪp'] look with amazement; look stupidly.

Synonyms

  • gawk
  • goggle
  • look

Antonyms

  • agree
  • change
  • miss
  • differ

Etymology

  • gapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gapa (Old Norse)

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Rhymes with Gape

  • videotape
  • scrape
  • reshape
  • escape
  • swape
  • snape
  • slape
  • scape
  • grape
  • drape
  • crepe
  • tape
  • shape
  • rape
  • pape
  • lape
  • knape
  • cape

Sentences with gape


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cups should not have excess fabric, wrinkles or gape at the sides or front.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Baby cardinals in particular have a tendency to “shiver” when they gape for food.

3. Verb, base form
The bra can gape, painfully dig into the skin or cause chaffing if the fit isn't correct.

2. gape

noun. ['ˈgeɪp'] an expression of openmouthed astonishment.

Synonyms

  • rictus
  • facial gesture

Antonyms

  • back
  • suffer
  • converge

Etymology

  • gapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gapa (Old Norse)

3. gape

noun. ['ˈgeɪp'] a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open).

Antonyms

  • distrust

Etymology

  • gapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gapa (Old Norse)

4. gape

verb. ['ˈgeɪp'] be wide open.

Synonyms

  • be
  • yawn

Etymology

  • gapen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • gapa (Old Norse)
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