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  • verbgawk
  • verbbe wide open

synonyms for gape

  • glare
  • gloat
  • stare
  • beam
  • bore
  • eye
  • eyeball
  • focus
  • goggle
  • look
  • ogle
  • peer
  • rubberneck
  • wonder
  • yawp
  • get a load of
  • get an eyeful
  • give the eye
  • size up
  • take in
See also synonyms for: gaped / gaping
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How to use gape in a sentence

All the way we see people of so many kinds we have never seen before that it is difficult not to stand still and gape.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
We gape, we grasp, we gripe, add store to 10 store; / Enough requires too much; too much craves more.
DICTIONARY OF QUOTATIONS FROM ANCIENT AND MODERN, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN SOURCESJAMES WOOD
Once more the wedge was driven to the heart, until again the sides were spread a-gape.
INDIAN LEGENDS OF VANCOUVER ISLANDALFRED CARMICHAEL
Moulder, Gape, and Snengkeld together could not make him pay for wine he had neither ordered nor swallowed.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
"In commercial rooms, as the gentleman must be aware, the rule is as stated by my friend on my right," said Mr. Gape.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
But Mr. Gape was apt to make long speeches, and therefore Mr. Moulder interrupted him.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE
Sycorax could not, proceeded Prospero, undo what she had done; it was his art alone that made the pine gape and set him free.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The human body being rounded, the tendency of these edge-sewn rings would be to gape and thus give an opening for the weapon.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
When bivalves gape on dying in water, or if the ligament be broken, the valves should be closed and tied together.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
All that may be done is already carried out, for we have stuffed the gape with sails and corded it without and within.
THE WHITE COMPANYARTHUR CONAN DOYLE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GAPE

  • check out
  • consider
  • contemplate
  • eyeball
  • gape
  • give the eye
  • glance at
  • have a look
  • inspect
  • keep an eagle eye on
  • leer
  • look at
  • ogle
  • peruse
  • regard
  • rubberneck
  • scan
  • size up
  • stare at
  • study
  • survey
  • take a look
  • take in
  • view
  • watch
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