open

phonetic symbol: / óʊpən / 

open - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ information that has become public
e.g.)
・all the reports were out in the open
surface

[ noun ]
■ a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play

[ noun ]
■ where the air is unconfined
e.g.)
・the concert was held in the open air
・camping in the open
open air , out-of-doors , outdoors

[ noun ]
■ a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
e.g.)
・finally broke out of the forest into the open
clear

[ verb ]
■ make available
e.g.)
・This opens up new possibilities
open up

[ verb ]
■ become available
e.g.)
・an opportunity opened up
open up

[ verb ]
■ make the opening move
e.g.)
・Kasparov opened with a standard opening

[ verb ]
■ cause to open or to become open
e.g.)
・Mary opened the car door
open up

[ verb ]
■ become open
e.g.)
・The door opened
open up

[ verb ]
■ spread out or open from a closed or folded state
e.g.)
・open the map
spread , spread out , unfold

[ verb ]
■ display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer

[ verb ]
■ afford access to
e.g.)
・the door opens to the patio
afford , give

[ verb ]
■ begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.
e.g.)
・He opened the meeting with a long speech

[ verb ]
■ start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
e.g.)
・open a business
open up

[ verb ]
■ have an opening or passage or outlet
e.g.)
・The bedrooms open into the hall

[ adjective satellite ]
■ ready for business
e.g.)
・the stores are open

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not having been filled
e.g.)
・the job is still open

[ adjective satellite ]
■ openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness
e.g.)
・an open and trusting nature
candid , heart-to-heart

[ adjective satellite ]
■ without undue constriction as from e.g. tenseness or inhibition
e.g.)
・the clarity and resonance of an open tone
・her natural and open response

[ adjective satellite ]
■ affording free passage or view
e.g.)
・open waters
・the open countryside
clear

[ adjective ]
■ affording unobstructed entrance and exit
■ not shut or closed
e.g.)
・an open door
・they left the door open
unfastened

[ adjective ]
■ affording free passage or access
e.g.)
・open drains
・the road is open to traffic
・open ranks

[ adjective ]
■ used of mouth or eyes
e.g.)
・keep your eyes open
・his mouth slightly opened
opened

[ adjective satellite ]
■ having no protecting cover or enclosure
e.g.)
・an open boat
・an open fire
・open sports cars

[ adjective ]
■ (set theory) of an interval that contains neither of its endpoints

[ adjective ]
■ open and observable
■ not secret or hidden
e.g.)
・open ballots
overt

[ adjective satellite ]
■ open to or in view of all
e.g.)
・an open protest
・an open letter to the editor

[ adjective satellite ]
■ with no protection or shield
e.g.)
・open to the weather
・an open wound
exposed

[ adjective ]
■ ready or willing to receive favorably
receptive

[ adjective satellite ]
■ accessible to all
e.g.)
・open season
・an open economy

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not sealed or having been unsealed
e.g.)
・the letter was already open
・the opened package lay on the table
opened

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not brought to a conclusion
■ subject to further thought
e.g.)
・an open question
undecided , undetermined , unresolved

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (of textures) full of small openings or gaps
e.g.)
・an open texture
loose

[ adjective satellite ]
■ possibly accepting or permitting
e.g.)
・open to interpretation
・an issue open to question
capable , subject

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not requiring union membership
e.g.)
・an open shop employs nonunion workers

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not defended or capable of being defended
e.g.)
・an open city
・open to attack
assailable , undefendable , undefended

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