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Gap
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Gap as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

29 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 35 answers for the crossword clue 'Gap', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Gap a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Gap as an answer itself some 248 times.

Gap is a single word clue made up of 3 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Thursday, 18 November 2021 with the answer being INTERVAL, but the most popular answer for this clue is HIATUS.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
  • A narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
  • A conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
  • A difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
  • An open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
  • Make an opening or gap in
  • A pass between mountain peaks

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

COL
A pass between mountain peaks

4 Letters

HOLE
An opening deliberately made in or through something

RIFT
A narrow fissure in rock

VOID
Take away the legal force of or render ineffective; "invalidate a contract"

5 Letters

BREAK
An escape from jail; "the breakout was carefully planned"

CHASM
A deep opening in the earth's surface

CHINK
A short light metallic sound

CLEFT
A long narrow opening

CRACK
The act of cracking something

GORGE
The passage between the pharynx and the stomach

PAUSE
Temporary inactivity

SPACE
One of the areas between or below or above the lines of a musical staff; "the spaces are the notes F-A-C-E"

6 Letters

BREACH
A failure to perform some promised act or obligation

HIATUS
A natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

LACUNA
An ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

SPREAD
Move outward; "The soldiers fanned out"

7 Letters

DEFICIT
(sports) the score by which a team or individual is losing

FISSURE
A long narrow opening

FORAMEN
A natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure

INTERIM
The time between one event, process, or period and another; "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"

OPENING
A ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

8 Letters

APERTURE
An man-made opening; usually small

INTERVAL
The distance between things; "fragile items require separation and cushioning"

OMISSION
A mistake resulting from neglect

9 Letters

DISPARITY
Inequality or difference in some respect

10 Letters

DEFICIENCY
The state of needing something that is absent or unavailable; "there is a serious lack of insight into the problem"; "water is the critical deficiency in desert regions"; "for want of a nail the shoe was lost"

DISRUPTION
An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

GENERATION
The production of heat or electricity; "dams were built for the generation of electricity"

INTERSTICE
Small opening between things

SADDLEBACK
A double sloping roof with a ridge and gables at each end

SEPARATION
Sorting one thing from others; "the separation of wheat from chaff"; "the separation of mail by postal zones"

11 Letters

INTERREGNUM
The time between two reigns, governments, etc.

12 Letters

INTERRUPTION
An act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"

13 Letters

DISCONNECTION
The act of breaking a connection

DISCONTINUITY
Lack of connection or continuity

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