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Definition 1: a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions) - [noun denoting event]

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

  • they hoped to avoid a break in relations

Synonyms for rift in the sense of this definition

(rift is a kind of ...) coming apart

(... is a kind of rift ) the formal separation of a church into two churches or the withdrawal of one group over doctrinal differences

Definition 2: a narrow fissure in rock - [noun denoting object]

(rift is a kind of ...) a long narrow opening

Definition 3: a gap between cloud masses - [noun denoting object]

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

  • the sun shone through a rift in the clouds

(rift is a kind of ...) an open or empty space in or between things

"there was a small opening between the trees" "the explosion made a gap in the wall"

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