Definition of Rift

1. Noun. A gap between cloud masses. "The sun shone through a rift in the clouds"

Generic synonyms: Gap, Opening



2. Noun. A narrow fissure in rock.
Generic synonyms: Cleft, Crack, Crevice, Fissure, Scissure

3. Noun. A personal or social separation (as between opposing factions). "They hoped to avoid a break in relations"
Exact synonyms: Breach, Break, Falling Out, Rupture, Severance
Specialized synonyms: Schism
Generic synonyms: Breakup, Detachment, Separation
Derivative terms: Break, Sever

Definition of Rift

1. n. An opening made by riving or splitting; a cleft; a fissure.

2. v. t. To cleave; to rive; to split; as, to rift an oak or a rock; to rift the clouds.

3. v. i. To burst open; to split.

Definition of Rift

1. Noun. A chasm or fissure. ¹

2. Noun. A break in the clouds, fog, mist etc., which allows light through. ¹

3. Verb. To form a rift. ¹

4. Verb. (qualifier obsolete except Scotland and northern UK) To belch. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rift

1. to form rifts (clefts) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rift

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rifler
rifleries
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rifles
riflescope
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riflewoman
riflewomen
rifling
riflings
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riflips
rifs
rift (current term)
rift valley
rift valley fever
rift valley fever virus
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riftiest
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