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1. gulf

noun. ['ˈgʌlf'] an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay.

Synonyms

  • sea
  • water

Antonyms

  • proportion
  • equality
  • territorial waters

Etymology

  • golfe (French)
  • ''[[culfus]], [[colfus]]'' (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Gulf

  • nulph

Example sentences of the word gulf


1. Noun, singular or mass
Campers can rent jet skis and boats next to the campground for access to the river and the gulf.

Quotes containing the word gulf


1. Normally, in anything I do, I'm fairly miserable. I do it, and I get grumpy because there is a huge, vast gulf, this aching disparity, between the platonic ideal of the project that was living in my head, and the small, sad, wizened, shaking, squeaking thing that I actually produce.
- Neil Gaiman

2. Culture had worked in her own case, but during the last few weeks she had doubted whether it humanized the majority, so wide and so widening is the gulf that stretches between the natural and the philosophic man, so many the good chaps who are wrecked in trying to cross it.
- E.M. Forster, Howards End

2. gulf

noun. ['ˈgʌlf'] an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding).

Synonyms

  • disconnection
  • disparity

Antonyms

  • connect
  • attach
  • plug in

Etymology

  • golfe (French)
  • ''[[culfus]], [[colfus]]'' (Latin)

3. gulf

noun. ['ˈgʌlf'] a deep wide chasm.

Antonyms

  • coherence

Etymology

  • golfe (French)
  • ''[[culfus]], [[colfus]]'' (Latin)
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