adjective & verb
Literary or archaic form of open.
More example sentences
- Perhaps one of the first to come to mind is the expression given of his time by the returning exile on ‘The Exiles Return’, when he stated ‘But dreams are dreams any my eyes would ope to find Texas skies still ore me.’
- Livermore identified with the slave mother and defended her actions when she wrote, ‘Ay, my hand could ope the casket, and thy precious soul set free: Better for thee death in Heaven, than a life of slavery!’
- It is Gratiano who, hearing cross-examined Iago's final resolve to speak no more, exclaims ‘Torments will ope your lips’.
Definition of ope in:
- The US English dictionary