Synonyms of open in English:

open

adjective

  • 4 an eighteenth-century farmhouse with lovely views over open countryside her love of open spaces
    unenclosed, rolling, sweeping, extensive, wide, wide open, broad, unfenced, exposed, unsheltered; spacious, airy, uncrowded, uncluttered; undeveloped, unbuilt-up
    an eighteenth-century farmhouse with lovely views over open countryside her love of open spaces
    [Antonyms] enclosed built-up developed
  • 6 the shop is open daily
    open for business, open to the public
    the shop is open daily
    [Antonyms] shut closed
  • 8 he criticized the system for being open to abuse
    at risk of, vulnerable, subject, susceptible, allowing of, permitting, liable, an easy target for, exposed, at the mercy of
    he criticized the system for being open to abuse
    [Antonyms] immune
  • 11 the case is still open
    unresolved, not yet settled, yet to be settled, undecided, unsettled, up in the air; open to debate, open for discussion, arguable, debatable, moot
    the case is still open
    [Antonyms] decided concluded
  • 13 I'm always open to suggestions
    receptive, amenable, willing/ready/disposed to listen, responsive
  • 14 what other options are open to us?
    available, accessible, on hand, obtainable, on offer
  • 15 they are required by law to hold an open meeting
    public, general, unrestricted, non-exclusive, accessible to everyone, non-restrictive
    they are required by law to hold an open meeting
    [Antonyms] private

verb

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  • 1 she opened the front door
    unfasten, unlatch, unlock, unbolt, unbar; throw wide
    she opened the front door
    [Antonyms] close shut
  • 2 when Katherine opened the parcel, she found a copy of ‘Daisy Miller’
    unwrap, undo, untie, unseal
  • 6 we're hoping to open next month
    start trading, open for business, be ready for customers/visitors, admit customers, begin business, set up shop, put up one's plate
    North American informal hang out one's shingle

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agoraphobia fear of open places

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