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1. policy

noun. ['ˈpɑːləsi'] a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group.

Synonyms

  • centralism
  • ultramontanism
  • beggar-my-neighbour policy
  • activism
  • beggar-my-neighbour strategy
  • containment
  • obscurantism
  • Thatcherism
  • beggar-my-neighbor policy
  • plan of action
  • moderationism

Antonyms

  • interference
  • intervention
  • nonintervention
  • con

Etymology

  • police (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • polizza (Italian)
  • policie (French)
  • politia (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Open Door Policy

Example sentences of the word open-door-policy


1. Noun Phrase
Encourage an open door policy so employees can approach their superiors when they have timesheet issues.

2. Noun Phrase
Create an open door policy that encourages interaction among staffers and managers.

3. Noun Phrase
Your provider should have an open door policy that permits parents to visit at any time during daycare hours.

2. policy

noun. ['ˈpɑːləsi'] a line of argument rationalizing the course of action of a government.

Synonyms

  • argument
  • argumentation
  • party line
  • zero-tolerance policy
  • line of reasoning
  • clericalism
  • logical argument
  • line
  • plank
  • social policy
  • economic policy
  • Zionism

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • police (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • polizza (Italian)
  • policie (French)
  • politia (Latin)

3. door

noun. ['ˈdɔr'] a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle.

Synonyms

  • swing door
  • cargo door
  • doorway
  • French door
  • swinging door
  • room access
  • movable barrier
  • revolving door
  • double door
  • revolver
  • screen door
  • threshold
  • lock
  • storm door
  • sliding door
  • interior door
  • screen
  • fire door
  • trap door

Antonyms

  • end
  • disengage
  • unfasten
  • unbolt

Etymology

  • dore (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] cause to open or to become open.

Synonyms

  • reopen
  • unlock
  • unseal
  • prise
  • open up
  • unbar
  • jimmy
  • unbolt
  • breach
  • lance
  • prize
  • lever
  • break open
  • gap
  • uncork
  • click open

Antonyms

  • lock
  • bar
  • seal
  • close
  • bolt

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. door

noun. ['ˈdɔr'] the entrance (the space in a wall) through which you enter or leave a room or building; the space that a door can close.

Synonyms

  • doorsill
  • wall
  • room access
  • doorway
  • entranceway
  • outside door
  • entrance
  • casing
  • doorframe
  • doorcase
  • doorstep
  • entry
  • exterior door
  • case
  • entryway
  • threshold

Antonyms

  • credit
  • debit
  • fixed-width font
  • proportional font

Etymology

  • dore (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning.

Synonyms

  • establish
  • launch
  • found
  • set up

Antonyms

  • abolish
  • nonabsorbent
  • impervious
  • inhospitable

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed.

Synonyms

  • ajar
  • wide-open

Antonyms

  • inferior
  • clothed
  • cooked

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] affording free passage or access.

Synonyms

  • unsealed
  • unfastened
  • yawning
  • unstoppered

Antonyms

  • sealed
  • painless
  • processed
  • experienced

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] with no protection or shield.

Synonyms

  • unprotected

Antonyms

  • assisted
  • covered

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] become open.

Synonyms

  • change state
  • open up
  • fly open
  • turn

Antonyms

  • fasten
  • little
  • meager
  • accurate

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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