Definition of OPEN

noun : OPEN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play ;

  • 4. (

    ) information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface" ;

verb : OPEN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door" ;

  • 2. (

    ) start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning; "open a business" ;

  • 4. (

    ) begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.; "He opened the meeting with a long speech" ;

  • 8. (

    ) have an opening or passage or outlet; "The bedrooms open into the hall" ;

  • 9. (

    ) make the opening move; "Kasparov opened with a standard opening" ;

  • 10. (

    ) afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace" ;

  • 11. (

    ) display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer ;

Adjective : OPEN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed; "an open door"; "they left the door open" ;

  • 2. (

    ) affording free passage or access; "open drains"; "the road is open to traffic"; "open ranks" ;

  • 3. (

    ) with no protection or shield; "the exposed northeast frontier"; "open to the weather"; "an open wound" ;

  • 4. (

    ) open to or in view of all; "an open protest"; "an open letter to the editor" ;

  • 5. (

    ) used of mouth or eyes; "keep your eyes open"; "his mouth slightly opened" ;

  • 6. (

    ) not having been filled; "the job is still open" ;

  • 7. (

    ) accessible to all; "open season"; "an open economy" ;

  • 9. (

    ) (of textures) full of small openings or gaps; "an open texture"; "a loose weave" ;

  • 10. (

    ) having no protecting cover or enclosure; "an open boat"; "an open fire"; "open sports cars" ;

  • 11. (

    ) (set theory) of an interval that contains neither of its endpoints ;

  • 13. (

    ) not sealed or having been unsealed; "the letter was already open"; "the opened package lay on the table" ;