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o·pen

open

 
 
pronunciation:
o pn
parts of speech:
adjective, verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not shut or closed.
A cool breeze came through the open window.
 
antonyms:
closed
similar words:
free, unlocked
definition 2: prepared to do business.
That supermarket is open twenty-four hours a day.
antonyms:
closed
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: opened, opening, opens
definition: to change from being shut or closed.
I opened the door to let the dog in.
antonyms:
close, shut
similar words:
clear, force, unlock
derivations: openly (adv.), opener (n.), openness (n.)
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  • opener:
    a device that opens cans or other things.
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