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Open 1Definition: Free of access; not shut up; not closed; affording
unobstructed ingress or egress; not impeding or preventing passage; not locked up or covered over; applied to
passageways; as, an open door, window, road,
etc.; also, to inclosed
objects; as, open houses, boxes,
baskets, bottles, etc.; also, to
means of communication or approach by water or land; as, an open harbor or roadstead.
Open 2Definition: Free to be used, enjoyed, visited, or the like; not private; public;
unrestricted in use; as, an open library, museum, court, or other assembly; liable to the approach, trespass, or attack of any one;
Open 3Definition: Free or cleared of obstruction to progress or to view; accessible; as, an open tract; the open sea.
Open 4Definition: Not drawn together, closed, or contracted; extended; expanded; as, an open hand; open arms; an open flower; an open prospect.
Open 5Definition: Without reserve or false pretense; sincere; characterized by sincerity; unfeigned; frank; also, generous; liberal; bounteous; applied to personal appearance, or character, and to the expression of thought and feeling,
Open 6Definition: Not concealed or secret; not hidden or disguised; exposed to view or to knowledge; revealed; apparent; as, open
plans; open shame or guilt.
Open 7Definition: Not of a quality to prevent communication, as by closing water
roads, etc.; hence, not frosty or inclement; mild; used of the weather or the climate; as, an open season; an open winter.
Open 8Definition: Not settled or adjusted; not decided or determined; not closed or withdrawn from consideration; as, an open account; an open question; to keep an offer or opportunity open.
Open 9Definition: Free; disengaged; unappropriated; as, to keep a day open for any purpose; to be open for an engagement.
Open 10Definition: Uttered with a relatively wide opening of the articulating
organs; said of
vowels; as, the an far is open as compared with the a in say.
Open 11Definition: Uttered, as a consonant, with the oral passage simply narrowed without closure, as in uttering s.
Open 12Definition: Not closed or stopped with the finger; said of the string of an instrument, as of a violin, when it is allowed to vibrate throughout its whole length.
Open 13Definition: Produced by an open string; as, an open tone.
Open 14Definition: Open or
unobstructed space; clear land, without
obstructions; open ocean; open water.
Open 15Definition: To make or set open; to render free of access; to unclose; to unbar; to unlock; to remove any fastening or covering from; as, to open a door; to open a box; to open a room; to open a letter.
Open 16Definition: To spread; to expand; as, to open the hand.
Open 17Definition: To disclose; to reveal; to interpret; to explain.
Open 18Definition: To make known; to discover; also, to render available or accessible for
Open 19Definition: To enter upon; to begin; as, to open a discussion; to open fire upon an enemy; to open trade, or correspondence; to open a case in court, or a meeting.
Open 20Definition: To loosen or make less compact; as, to open matted cotton by separating the
Open 21Definition: To unclose; to form a hole, breach, or gap; to be unclosed; to be parted.
Open 22Definition: To expand; to spread out; to be disclosed; as, the harbor opened to our view.
Open 23Definition: To begin; to commence; as, the stock opened at par; the battery opened upon the enemy.
Open 24Definition: To bark on scent or view of the game.
open 25Definition: information that has become public; "all the
reports were out in the open"; "the
facts had been brought to the surface"
open 26Definition: a tournament in which both
amateurs may play
open 27Definition: where the air is unconfined; "he wanted to get outdoors a little"; "the concert was held in the open air"; "camping in the open"
open 28Definition: a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
open 29Definition: make available; "This
opens up new possibilities"
open 30Definition: become available; "an opportunity opened up"
open 31Definition: make the opening move; "Kasparov opened with a standard opening"
open 32Definition: cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"
open 33Definition: become open; "The door opened"
open 34Definition: spread out or open from a closed or folded state; "open the map"; "spread your arms"
open 35Definition: display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer
open 36Definition: afford access to; "the door
opens to the patio"; "The French
doors give onto a terrace"
open 37Definition: begin or set in action, of
meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.; "He opened the meeting with a long speech"
open 38Definition: start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning; "open a business"
open 39Definition: have an opening or passage or outlet; "The
bedrooms open into the hall"
open 40Definition: ready for business; "the
stores are open"
open 41Definition: not having been filled; "the job is still open"
open 42Definition: receptive to new ideas; "an open mind"; "open to new ideas"
open 43Definition: opened out; "an open newspaper"
open 44Definition: relatively empty of and unobstructed by
shoals; "in open country"; "the open countryside"; "open waters"; "on the open
open 45Definition: sincere and free of reserve in expression; "Please be open with me"
open 46Definition: openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness; "his candid eyes"; "an open and trusting nature"; "a
open 47Definition: lax in enforcing laws; "an open town"
open 48Definition: without undue constriction as from
e.g. tenseness or inhibition; "the clarity and resonance of an open tone"; "her natural and open response"
open 49Definition: affording free passage or view; "a clear view"; "a clear path to victory"
open 50Definition: affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed; "an open door"; "they left the door open"
open 51Definition: affording free passage or access; "open
drains"; "the road is open to traffic"; "open
open 52Definition: used of mouth or eyes; "keep your eyes open"; "his mouth slightly opened"
open 53Definition: having no protecting cover or enclosure; "an open boat"; "an open fire"; "open
open 54Definition: used of string or hole or pipe of
open 55Definition: of a set; containing
points whose neighborhood
consists of other
points of the same set, or being the complement of an open set; of an interval; containing neither of its end
open 56Definition: open and observable; not secret or hidden; "an overt lie"; "overt hostility"; "overt intelligence gathering"
open 57Definition: open to or in view of all; "an open protest"; "an open letter to the editor"
open 58Definition: with no protection or shield; "the exposed northeast frontier"; "open to the weather"; "an open wound"
open 59Definition: accessible to all; "open season"; "an open economy"
open 60Definition: not sealed or having been unsealed; "the letter was already open"; "the opened package lay on the table"
open 61Definition: without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious; "open disregard of the law"; "open family strife"; "open hostility"; "a blatant appeal to vanity"; "a blazing indiscretion"
open 62Definition: not secret; "open
plans"; "an open ballot"
open 63Definition: not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought; "an open question"; "our position on this bill is still undecided"; "our lawsuit is still undetermined"
open 64Definition: (of
textures) full of small
gaps; "an open texture"; "a loose weave"
open 65Definition: possibly accepting or permitting; "a passage capable of misinterpretation"; "open to interpretation"; "an issue open to question"; "the time is fixed by the director and
players and therefore subject to much variation"
open 66Definition: not defended or capable of being defended; "an open city"; "open to attack"