HyperDic: gape

English > 4 senses of the word gape:
VERBperceptiongape, goggle, gawp, gawklook with amazement
stativegape, yawn, yawbe wide open
NOUNcommunicationgapean expression of openmouthed astonishment
actgapea stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
gape > pronunciation
Soundsgey'p
Rhymesagape ... videotape: 19 rhymes with eyp...
English > gape: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn expression of openmouthed astonishment.
NarrowerrictusA gaping grimace
Broaderfacial expression, facial gestureA gesture executed with the facial muscles
Spanishboquiabierto
Verbsgapelook with amazement
English > gape: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningA stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open).
BroaderstareA fixed look with eyes open wide
Verbsgapelook with amazement
English > gape: 4 senses > verb 1, perception
Meaninglook with amazement; look stupidly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsgoggle, gawp, gawk
Broaderlookperceive with attention
Spanishcontemplar
Catalancontemplar, mirar bocabadat
Nounsgapea stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
gapean expression of openmouthed astonishment
English > gape: 4 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe wide open.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsyawn, yaw
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Spanishboquear, bostezar

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