Synonyms for gap

Synonyms for (noun) gap

Synonyms: gap, interruption, disruption, break

Definition: an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity

Usage: it was presented without commercial breaks; there was a gap in his account

Similar words: delay, holdup

Definition: the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time


Synonyms: gap, crack

Definition: a narrow opening

Usage: he opened the window a crack

Similar words: opening

Definition: a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made

Usage: they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door


Synonyms: gap, spread

Definition: a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures

Usage: gap between income and outgo; the spread between lending and borrowing costs

Similar words: disparity

Definition: inequality or difference in some respect


Synonyms: gap

Definition: a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations

Similar words: conflict, difference, difference of opinion, dispute

Definition: a disagreement or argument about something important

Usage: he had a dispute with his wife; there were irreconcilable differences; the familiar conflict between Republicans and Democrats


Synonyms: col, gap

Definition: a pass between mountain peaks

Similar words: pass, mountain pass, notch

Definition: the location in a range of mountains of a geological formation that is lower than the surrounding peaks

Usage: we got through the pass before it started to snow


Synonyms: opening, gap

Definition: an open or empty space in or between things

Usage: there was a small opening between the trees; the explosion made a gap in the wall

Similar words: space

Definition: an empty area (usually bounded in some way between things)

Usage: the architect left space in front of the building; they stopped at an open space in the jungle; the space between his teeth

Synonyms for (verb) gap

Synonyms: breach, gap

Definition: make an opening or gap in

Similar words: open, open up

Definition: cause to open or to become open

Usage: Mary opened the car door