English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'aperture'

(noun) 
Definition
a hole or opening
Through the aperture he could see daylight.
Synonyms
opening
He squeezed through an opening in the fence.
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space
The space underneath could be used as a storage area.
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hole
They got in through a hole in the wall.
kids with holes in the knees of their jeans
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crack
She watched him though a crack in the curtains.
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gap
the wind tearing through gaps in the window frames
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rent
welling up from a rent in the ground
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passage
cells that line the air passages
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breach
A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
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slot
He dropped a coin in the slot and dialled.
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vent
There was a small air vent in the ceiling.
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rift
In the open bog are many rifts and potholes.
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slit
She watched them through a slit in the curtain.
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cleft
a narrow cleft in the rocks too small for a human to squeeze through
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chink
He peered through a chink in the curtains.
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fissure
There was a great crack, and a fissure opened up.
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orifice
Viruses get into the body via any convenient orifice.
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perforation
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eyelet
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Additional synonyms

in the sense of breach
Definition
a crack, break, or gap
A large battering ram hammered a breach in the wall.
in the sense of chink
Definition
a small narrow opening
He peered through a chink in the curtains.
in the sense of cleft
Definition
an indentation or split
a narrow cleft in the rocks too small for a human to squeeze through

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