Synonyms of rift in English:


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1‘a deep rift in the Antarctic ice’


crack, fault, flaw, split, break, breach, fissure, fracture, cleft, crevice, gap, cranny, slit, chink, interstice, cavity, opening, space, hole, aperture

2‘a rift between the government and the presidency’


breach, division, split

quarrel, squabble, disagreement, difference of opinion, falling-out, fight, row, altercation, argument, war of words, dispute, conflict, contretemps, clash, wrangle, tussle, feud, battle royal

estrangement, alienation, schism

informal run-in, spat, scrap

British informal ding-dong, bust-up