Synonyms of chasm in English:


See definition of chasm


1‘the ground dropped away into an awesome chasm’


gorge, abyss, canyon, ravine, gully, gulf, pass, defile, couloir, crevasse, cleft, rift, rent

pit, void, crater, cavity, hole, opening, gap, fissure, crevice, hollow

British dialect chine, bunny

Northern English clough, gill, thrutch

Scottish cleuch, heugh

North American gulch, coulee, flume

arroyo, barranca, quebrada

Indian nullah, khud

South African sloot, kloof, donga

rare khor

2‘a chasm between theory and practice’


breach, gulf, rift

division, schism, split, severance, rupture, break, break-up, parting of the ways

separation, disunion, estrangement, alienation, difference, dissension, discord, argument, quarrel

rare scission