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Gape

Pronunciation: gäp; in Eng, commonly gāp; 277
v. i.1.To open the mouth wide
[imp. & p. p. Gaped (gäpt or gāpt); p. pr. & vb. n. Gaping]
2.Showing unselfconsciousness in surprise, astonishment, expectation, etc.
2.To open or part widely; to exhibit a gap, fissure, or hiatus.
May that ground gape and swallow me alive!
- Shak.
3.Manifesting a desire to injure, devour, or overcome.
They have gaped upon me with their mouth.
- Job xvi. 10.
3.To long, wait eagerly, or cry aloud for something; - with for, after, or at.
n.1.The act of gaping; a yawn.
2.(Zool.) The width of the mouth when opened, as of birds, fishes, etc.
The gapes
a - A fit of yawning.
b - A disease of young poultry and other birds, attended with much gaping. It is caused by a parasitic nematode worm (Syngamus trachealis), in the windpipe, which obstructs the breathing. See Gapeworm.
Noun1.gape - an expression of open-mouthed astonishment
2.gape - a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
Verb1.gape - look with amazement; look stupidly
Synonyms: gawk, gawp, goggle
2.gape - be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon"
Synonyms: yaw, yawn
abysm, abyss, aperture, arroyo, attend, be amazed, be astonished, be curious, bedroom eyes, bore, box canyon, breach, break, broaching, burn with curiosity, canyon, cavity, chap, chasm, check, chimney, chink, clearing, cleft, cleuch, clough, col, come-hither look, coulee, couloir, crack, crane, crane the neck, cranny, crevasse, crevice, cut, cwm, defile, dehisce, dehiscence, dell, dig around for, dig up, dike, disclosure, ditch, donga, draw, evil eye, excavation, eye, fault, fenestra, fissure, fistula, flaw, flume, fontanel, foramen, fracture, furrow, gap, gaping, gash, gat, gaup, gawk, gaze, gaze open-mouthed, glad eye, glare, gloat, glower, glowering look, goggle, gorge, groove, gulch, gulf, gully, hang open, hiatus, hole, hollow, incision, inlet, inquire, interrogate, interval, joint, kloof, lacuna, laying open, leak, look, look at, look on, malocchio, marvel, moat, nose around for, nose out, notch, nullah, opening, opening up, orifice, oscitancy, oscitate, oscitation, outlet, pandiculation, part, pass, passage, passageway, peer, penetrating look, pore, query, question, quiz, ravine, rent, rift, rime, rubber, rubberneck, rupture, scissure, seam, seek, slit, slot, space, split, stand aghast, stand on tiptoe, stare, stare at, stare down, stare hard, stare openmouthed, stoma, take in, the gapes, throwing open, trench, uncorking, unstopping, valley, void, wadi, want to know, watch, yaw, yawn, yawning
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