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Definition 1: an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where gulf or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends
  • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy

Synonyms for gulf in the sense of this definition

(gulf is a kind of ...) inequality or difference in some respect

Definition 2: a deep wide chasm - [noun denoting object]

(gulf is a kind of ...) a deep opening in the earth's surface

Definition 3: an arm of a sea or ocean partly enclosed by land; larger than a bay - [noun denoting object]

(gulf is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(... is an instance of gulf) an inlet of the Kara Sea in western Siberia

(... is an instance of gulf) an arm of the Arabian Sea connecting it with the Persian Gulf

(... is an instance of gulf) an inlet of the Baltic Sea between Latvia and Estonia

(... is an instance of gulf) an arm of the northwest Atlantic Ocean off the southeastern coast of Canada

(... is an instance of gulf) wide inlet of the Mediterranean Sea on the north coast of Libya

(... is an instance of gulf) a northwestern arm of the Red Sea linked to the Mediterranean by the Suez Canal

(... is an instance of gulf) an arm of the Pacific in southern Mexico

(... is an instance of gulf) an arm of the South China Sea between Indochina and the Malay Peninsula

(... is an instance of gulf) an arm of the Adriatic Sea

(... is an instance of gulf) a shallow arm of the Arabian Sea between Iran and the Arabian peninsula; the Persian Gulf oil fields are among the most productive in the world

(... is an instance of gulf) an arm of the Atlantic to the south of the United States and to the east of Mexico

(... is an instance of gulf) an arm of the Andaman Sea off southern Myanmar

(... is an instance of gulf) a gulf off the southwest coast of Africa

(... is an instance of gulf) arm of the Indian Ocean at the entrance to the Red Sea

(... is an instance of gulf) a gulf of the Pacific Ocean between the Alaska Peninsula and the Alexander Archipelago

(... is an instance of gulf) a gulf of the Mediterranean Sea in southwestern Turkey

(... is an instance of gulf) a northeastern arm of the Red Sea; between the Sinai Peninsula (Egypt) and Saudi Arabia

(... is an instance of gulf) a northern arm of the Baltic Sea; between Sweden and Finland

(... is an instance of gulf) a gulf to the west of the mainland of Mexico

(... is an instance of gulf) a part of the Gulf of Mexico to the west of Yucatan

(... is an instance of gulf) a wide shallow inlet of the Arafura Sea in northern Australia

(... is an instance of gulf) inlet of the Ionian Sea between central Greece and the Peloponnesus

(... is an instance of gulf) an eastern arm of the Baltic Sea; between Finland and Estonia

(... is part of gulf) a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land

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