Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb gape

2 senses of gape

Sense 1
goggle, gape, gawp, gawk -- (look with amazement; look stupidly)
       => look -- (perceive with attention; direct one's gaze towards; "She looked over the expanse of land"; "Look at your child!"; "Look--a deer in the backyard!")

Sense 2
gape, yawn, yaw -- (be wide open; "the deep gaping canyon")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Antonyms of adj gaping

1 sense of gaping

Sense 1
agape (predicate), gaping -- (with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe; "the gaping audience"; "we stood there agape with wonder"; "with mouth agape")

INDIRECT (VIA open) -> closed, shut -- (used especially of mouth or eyes; "he sat quietly with closed eyes"; "his eyes were shut against the sunlight")

Similarity of adj gaping

1 sense of gaping

Sense 1
agape (predicate), gaping -- (with the mouth wide open as in wonder or awe; "the gaping audience"; "we stood there agape with wonder"; "with mouth agape")
       => open (vs. closed), opened -- (used of mouth or eyes; "keep your eyes open"; "his mouth slightly opened")

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