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1. 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))

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Rhymes with Wide Open

  • reopen
  • koeppen
  • copen

2. wide

adjective. ['ˈwaɪd'] having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other.

Synonyms

  • comprehensive
  • bird's-eye
  • broad
  • fanlike
  • breadth
  • sweeping
  • wide-screen
  • broad-brimmed
  • thick
  • width
  • panoramic
  • beamy

Antonyms

  • narrow
  • noncomprehensive
  • exclusive
  • narrow-minded

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. wide

adjective. ['ˈwaɪd'] broad in scope or content.

Synonyms

  • extensive
  • all-encompassing
  • panoptic
  • comprehensive
  • all-inclusive
  • across-the-board
  • broad
  • encompassing
  • all-embracing

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • exoteric
  • mild
  • superficial

Etymology

  • wid (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. 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))

7. open

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

Synonyms

  • unprotected

Antonyms

  • assisted
  • covered

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. 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))

9. open

verb. ['ˈoʊpən'] begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc..

Synonyms

  • start up
  • call to order
  • inaugurate
  • start
  • embark on

Antonyms

  • disadvantage
  • refrain
  • leave office
  • efferent

Etymology

  • open (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. open

adjective. ['ˈoʊpən'] open to or in view of all.

Antonyms

  • polished

Etymology

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