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1. opening

adjective. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] first or beginning.

Synonyms

  • inaugural
  • beginning
  • maiden
  • initiatory
  • first
  • initiative
  • introductory

Antonyms

  • be born
  • survive
  • log in
  • dock

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Rhymes with Opening

  • accounting
  • ballooning
  • bargaining
  • battening
  • beckoning
  • behning
  • bening
  • benning
  • berning
  • binning
  • blackening
  • blackening
  • bludgeoning
  • boehning
  • boening
  • bohning
  • boning
  • branning
  • breining
  • brenning

How do you pronounce opening?

Pronounce opening as ˈoʊpənɪŋ.

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Sentences with opening


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
in the tank and then letting it out by opening the purge valve.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Secure the ticket door every two inches on one side of the opening with small pieces of chicken wire.

Quotes about opening


1. In a good bookroom you feel in some mysterious way that you are absorbing the wisdom contained in all the books through your skin, without even opening them.
- Mark Twain

2. What I particularly like about Broadway is the camaraderie and the friendship of other people in other shows. Everybody knows you're opening and cares about you. There's a real village atmosphere.
- Ian Mckellen

3. How do you feel, Georgie?"whispered Mrs. Weasley.George's fingers groped for the side of his head."Saintlike,"he murmured."What's wrong with him?"croaked Fred, looking terrified. "Is his mind affected?""Saintlike,"repeated George, opening his eyes and looking up at his brother. "You see...I'm HOLEY, Fred, geddit?
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] an open or empty space in or between things.

Synonyms

  • chasm
  • rent
  • gap
  • space
  • hole
  • foramen
  • split
  • tear
  • crevice
  • snag
  • crack
  • Ranvier's nodes
  • rip
  • pocket
  • cleft
  • Earth's surface
  • surface
  • mouth
  • diastema
  • breach
  • hiatus
  • window
  • fissure
  • nodes of Ranvier
  • rift

Antonyms

  • simple
  • uncover
  • outside
  • inside

3. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] becoming open or being made open.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • cutting

Antonyms

  • close
  • starboard
  • right

4. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise.

Synonyms

  • ceremony
  • observance
  • ceremonial

Antonyms

  • uncut
  • linger
  • laugh
  • unhitch

5. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] the first performance (as of a theatrical production).

Synonyms

  • opening night
  • curtain raising

Antonyms

  • unite
  • unify
  • united

6. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] the act of opening something.

Synonyms

  • motion
  • motility
  • move

Antonyms

  • pop in
  • stand still
  • hop on
  • birth

7. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess.

Synonyms

  • sequence
  • chess opening

Antonyms

  • parent
  • outgo
  • block

8. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship.

Synonyms

  • entranceway
  • entrance
  • hatchway
  • hatch
  • scuttle
  • entry
  • escape hatch
  • entryway

Antonyms

  • freeze
  • ending
  • inactivity
  • inferior

9. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] the first of a series of actions.

Synonyms

  • first step
  • opening move
  • commencement
  • curtain raiser
  • first base
  • peace initiative
  • start
  • initiative

Antonyms

  • get on
  • come
  • file in
  • enter

10. opening

noun. ['ˈoʊpənɪŋ'] the initial part of the introduction.

Synonyms

  • teaser
  • salutation

Antonyms

  • hide
  • good part
  • strength
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