Translations for openˈoʊ pən

1

open(adjective)

not shut, allowing entry or exit

an open box; The gate is wide open.

2

open(verb)

to make or become open

He opened the door; The door opened; The new shop opened last week.

3

open(adjective)

allowing the inside to be seen

an open book.

4

open(verb)

to begin

He opened the meeting with a speech of welcome.

5

open(adjective)

ready for business etc

The shop is open on Sunday afternoons; After the fog had cleared, the airport was soon open again; The gardens are open to the public.

6

open(adjective)

not kept secret

an open show of affection.

7

open(adjective)

frank

He was very open with me about his work.

8

open(adjective)

still being considered etc

Leave the matter open.

9

open(adjective)

empty, with no trees, buildings etc

I like to be out in the open country; an open space.

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

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