Synonyms for yawn
To open wide
gape, split open, spread out, expand, give, gap, part; see also divide 1, grow 1.
Antonyms close*, shut, come together.
To give evidence of drowsiness
gape, stretch, be sleepy, make a yawning sound, show weariness; see also sleep, tire 1.
See yawn in Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus II
To open the mouth wide with a deep inward breath, as when tired or bored: gape. See mouth
To open wide: gap, gape. See wide
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