Synonyms and Antonyms of interval

  1. 1 a break in continuity <there were intervals of thousands of years between the major ice ages> Synonyms discontinuity, hiatus, hiccup (also hiccough), interim, interlude, intermission, interregnum, interruption, interstice, gap, parenthesisRelated Words caesura, comma, interspace, lag, pause, space, time lag, window; entr'acte; bumper; adjournment, discontinuance, lapse, suspension; lull, recess, respite, rest; subintervalNear Antonyms continuum, run, stretch; procession, progressionAntonyms continuation, continuity

  2. 2 an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge) <unable to find my way out of the maze, I cheated and squeezed through a convenient interval in the hedge> Synonyms breach, break, discontinuity, gulf, hiatus, hole, interstice, gap, opening, rent, rift, separation, voidRelated Words chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, fissure; notch, slit, slot, split; interspace, pore; abyss, aperture, cavity, chasm, gape, orifice; fracture, rupture, severance, sundering

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