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gulf - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'gulf' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Gulf [ n.]
- A hollow place in the earth; an abyss; a deep chasm or basin,
- That which swallows; the gullet.
- That which swallows irretrievably; a whirlpool; a sucking eddy.
- A portion of an ocean or sea extending into the land; a partially land-locked sea; as, the Gulf of Mexico.
- A large deposit of ore in a lode.

Meaning of 'gulf' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . gulf [ n]
Meaning (1):
- an unbridgeable disparity (as from a failure of understanding)
Example in sentence:
  • he felt a gulf between himself and his former friends;
  • there is a vast disconnect between public opinion and federal policy