(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. interval, vacancy, break, lacuna, hiatus. See narrowness, discontinuance.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A breach]
Syn. cleft, break, rift; see hole 1 , 2 .
2. [A break in continuity]
Syn. hiatus, recess, lull; see pause 1 , 2 .
3. [A mountain pass]
Syn. way, chasm, hollow, cleft, passage, ravine, gorge, arroyo, canyon, defile, passageway, notch, couloir, barranca (Spanish), gully, gulch.
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
opening, break, hole, aperture, breach, cleft, separation, rent, crevice, chasm, space, crack, fissure, hiatus, lacuna, void, interruption.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. An opening, especially in a solid structure: breach, break, hole, perforation, rupture. See OPEN. 2. A space or interval between objects or points: interspace, interstice, interval, separation. See OPEN. 3. An interval during which continuity is suspended: break, hiatus, interim, lacuna, void. See CONTINUE. 4. A marked lack of correspondence or agreement: difference, disagreement, discrepance, discrepancy, disparity, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency. See AGREE. II verb 1. To make a hole or other opening in: breach, break (through), hole, perforate, pierce, puncture. See OPEN. 2. To open wide: gape, yawn. See WIDE.

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