1. a noticeable disparity or difference as between two figures
- gap between income and outgo
Similar word(s): spread
2. an open or empty space in or between things
- the explosion made a gap in the wall
Similar word(s): opening
3. a narrow opening
Similar word(s): crack
Definition categories: man–made, opening
4. a pass between mountain peaks
Similar word(s): col
5. a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
6. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
- there was a gap in his account
Sentences with gap as a noun:
- a gap in a fence;
- We can slip through that gap.
- There is a gap between the roof and the gutter.
- I have a gap in my schedule next Tuesday.
- I'm taking a gap.
- The exploring party went through the high gap in the mountains.
- At Birling Gap we can stop and go have a picnic on the beach.
- Jones doubled through the gap.