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Over the past 230 years, the population gap between the smallest and largest states has only grown.

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Identify areas that can be approved and understand your content gaps that need additional content to support the demand.

That margin applies to estimates of support for each candidate, rather than the gap between them.

The tool will analyze your competitors’ backlinks and find the backlink gap — websites that link to your competitors, but not you.

Matching struggling students with tutors 1-to-1 or 2-to-1 is a surefire way to help close opportunity gaps, says Matthew Kraft, a Brown University education economics researcher.

In straight relationships with an age gap, words like ‘gold-digger’ and ‘trophy wife’ get thrown around.

But most of this gap, say the researchers who carried out the study, is due to discrimination.

Since then, the rising gap between the rich and middle- and lower-income families has risen to the fore.

No approving remarks for the growing gap between rich and poor.

The best, or at least most successful, are bridging the gap between punk-rock DIY ethos and social-media savvy.

A pang, a bitterness that lasted for a day or for a year—and the gap would be filled again by some one else.

Bran or horse-dung inside was a good thing as a stop-gap, though it added not to the strength of the boiler.

The tall man leaped over just there; and the Jew, running a few paces to the right, crept through that gap.

Then you're the chap who covered the trail between Phœnix and Potter's Gap yesterday afternoon?

Before he could recover, a figure was flying through the open gap that lately had been a window.


On this page you'll find 133 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to gap, such as: chasm, crack, cut, difference, disagreement, and disparity.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.