open


open
1. adjective
1)

the door's open

Syn:
unlatched, unlocked, off the latch, ajar, gaping, yawning
2)

a silk shirt, open at the neck

Syn:
unfastened, undone, unbuttoned, unzipped
3)

an open packet

Syn:
opened, undone, unsealed, uncorked, unstoppered
4)

open countryside | open spaces

Syn:
unenclosed, rolling, sweeping, wide open, exposed, spacious, uncluttered
5)

a map was open beside him

Syn:
spread out, unfolded, unfurled, unrolled, stretched out
6)

the bank wasn't open

Syn:
open for business, open to the public, working, accessible
7)

the position is still open

Syn:
available, vacant, free, unfilled; informal up for grabs
8)

open to abuse

Syn:
vulnerable, subject, susceptible, liable, exposed
9)

she was very open

Syn:
frank, candid, honest, forthcoming, communicative, forthright, direct, unreserved, plain-spoken, outspoken; informal upfront
10)

open hostility

Syn:
overt, manifest, conspicuous, plain, undisguised, unconcealed, clear, naked, blatant, flagrant, barefaced, brazen
11)

I'm open to suggestions

Syn:
receptive, amenable, willing to listen, responsive
12)

what other options are open to us?

Syn:
available, accessible, on hand, on offer
13)

an open meeting

Syn:
public, general, unrestricted
Ant:
shut, fastened, enclosed, closed, filled, protected, reticent, suppressed, private
2. verb
1)

she opened the front door

Syn:
unfasten, unlock, throw wide
2)

Katherine opened the parcel

Syn:
unwrap, undo, untie
3)

shall I open another bottle?

Syn:
uncork, crack open
4)

Adam opened the map

Syn:
spread out, unfold, unfurl, unroll, straighten out
5)

we'll be opening next week

Syn:
start trading, set up shop
6)

Bryan opened the meeting

Syn:
begin, start, commence, initiate, set in motion, get going, get under way, get off the ground; informal kick off
7)

the lounge opens on to a patio

Syn:
give access, lead
Ant:
close, shut, end

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