Synonyms and Antonyms of GAP

an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge) <there were several visible gaps in the wall where the drywall had pulled away from the wall framing>
a break in continuity <there was a 15-minute gap between the two televised sporting events>
a narrow opening between hillsides or mountains that can be used for passage <thought they were stuck until they found a gap in the mountain range that they could hike through>
Synonyms col, couloir, defile, flume, gap, gill [British], gorge, gulch, gulf, kloof [South African], linn [chiefly Scottish], notch, pass, ravine, saddle
Related Words abyss, chasm, cirque, cleft, crevasse, crevice, cwm [chiefly British], fissure; combe (also coombe or coomb) [British], dale, dell, glen, hollow, shut-in, vale, valley; basin, floodplain, kettle; arroyo, barranca (also barranco), coulee, draw, gully (also gulley), gutter, nullah, trench, trough, wadi, wash [West]


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