English dictionary definition of:

open


Noun

  • information that has become public
  • a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play
  • where the air is unconfined
  • a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water

Verb

  • make available
  • become available
  • make the opening move
  • cause to open or to become open
  • become open
  • spread out or open from a closed or folded state
  • display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer
  • afford access to
  • begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.
  • start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
  • have an opening or passage or outlet

Adjective

  • ready for business
  • not having been filled
  • openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness
  • without undue constriction as from e.g. tenseness or inhibition
  • affording free passage or view
  • affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed
  • affording free passage or access
  • used of mouth or eyes
  • having no protecting cover or enclosure
  • (set theory) of an interval that contains neither of its endpoints
  • open and observable; not secret or hidden
  • open to or in view of all
  • with no protection or shield
  • ready or willing to receive favorably
  • accessible to all
  • not sealed or having been unsealed
  • not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought
  • (of textures) full of small openings or gaps
  • possibly accepting or permitting
  • not requiring union membership
  • not defended or capable of being defended

Thesaurus

afford assailable candid capable clear exposed give heart-to-heart loose opened out-of-doors outdoors overt receptive spread subject surface undecided undefendable undefended undetermined unfastened unfold unresolved

Scrabble score for open


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 01:02:40 on 15-10-19

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