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What is another word for open?

Need synonyms for open? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Adjective
Not closed or fastened
“We were not far from the wall now, and my eyes were fastened upon the open gate.”
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Being fully accessible and obtainable with little regard to restrictions
“We usually have at least one printer open for use by staff at any particular time.”
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Not concealed
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“We can see his influence in the works of Van Gogh, Cezanne and Matisse, who was open in his admiration.”
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Awaiting decision or settlement
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“Whether or not we blame individual managers or individuals I think is open for debate.”
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Honest and frank
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“The challenge is to convince the industry to be more open about their experiments.”
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Susceptible to being attacked or compromised
“He criticized the system for being open to abuse.”
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Not clogged up
“It's crucial that we clean our pipes out regularly to keep them open at all times.”
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Having, or consisting of, wide and open spaces
“She was fascinated by the country's wide open spaces and vast grassy plains.”
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Undeveloped or not built-up
“The man walking beside the engine was dropped off and walked the rest of his journey to his farm home in the barren and open land.”
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Extended, expanded, or unfolded
“There are several flowers already open on the Japanese quince.”
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Open for business
“Our little family restaurant has been open for the best part of a dozen years.”
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Receptive to ideas or opinions
“I'm open to any suggestions on alternative revenue streams.”
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With no restrictions on those allowed to participate
“The concert was an open event where anyone and everyone could attend.”
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Inclined to be generous or to share in abundance
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“The public's open and generous response to the appeal was heartwarming.”
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(of clothing) Not closed or fastened
“He was dressed simply, in black breeches and a white shirt that was open at the neck.”
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Unobstructed by buildings or trees
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“The council used several tonnes of grit in a bid to keep the main roads open.”
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Being in an impartial state
“We are keeping an open mind as to the course of action we should be taking.”
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Not covered
“He quickly grabbed some bandages to cover his open wound.”
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Approachable in demeanor
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“I wouldn't say he was an open man. He was a serious man and was rightly seen as such.”
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Having spaces or gaps
“This type of pizza base has a distinctive crisp crust and open texture.”
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Having a relaxed, friendly, or unofficial style, manner, or nature
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Being easily influenced (especially of young people)
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Willing to consider or accept new suggestions and ideas
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Of a suitable quality, standard, or type to meet the required purpose
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Likely or liable to suffer from, do, or experience something unpleasant or regrettable
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Talking easily and at length
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On an optional or discretionary basis
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Freely available to be used by everyone
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(of a person) Openly declared to be
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Having minute interstices through which liquid or air may pass
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Open-ended or wide-ranging with little in the way of limits or restrictions
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Flexible or adaptable to change
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Willing or prone to give way to the influence of others
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Ready to receive or welcome (visitors)
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Relating to or containing several cultural or ethnic groups within a society
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To an utter or complete degree
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Showing approval of or favor towards an idea or action
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Bare or exposed due to a lack of clothing
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In full bloom
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Made of lace or decorated with it
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Exposed to the air
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In a state of preparation or waiting
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Externally drained
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Depraved, perverted or extremely wrong in a moral sense
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Having a covert or obscure meaning
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Having or showing a willingness to act dishonestly in return for money or personal gain
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Relating to or supporting democracy or its principles
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Completely overcome or helpless, especially with distress or exhaustion
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Extending or growing in an outward direction or movement
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Still to be paid
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Marked by curiosity or fascination
Verb
To make open
“Could you open the windows to let some fresh air in?”
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To become open
“The automatic doors with sensors would open whenever a person approached.”
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To force open
“A few suspicious individuals were trying to open our neighbor's door.”
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To set or be set in action
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“We will now open this event with a speech by our CEO.”
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To stretch or straighten out
“The Organ Pipe cactus will open its blossoms only during the cooler evening hours.”
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(of a container or package) To unwrap
“Every package of pills I open comes with a pamphlet warning of possible side effects.”
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(of clothing) To remove or undo
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“I had to open my jacket as it was getting too warm inside.”
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(of a hole or opening) To unplug
“This acid-based solution will help to open up your clogged pipes.”
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(of a beverage bottle) To uncork
“Shall I open another bottle of the Bordeaux?”
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To reveal one's deep thoughts or emotions
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Open your heart to me, baby. I hold the lock and you hold the key.”
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To open for business
“The supermarket will open at a later time on weekends.”
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To lead into an area or space, usually with an impressive view or ambiance
“The rooms have doors that open onto French balconies overlooking the beach.”
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To act as a preface or introduction to
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To produce flowers, or to be in flower
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To pry (something, especially a lock) open with or as if with a crowbar
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To expose something that is wrapped or covered up
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To put forward for discussion or consideration
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To pull (curtains) shut or open
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To remove or clear a block or obstruction from
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To increase in size, amount or degree
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To open (a bottle or other container) by removing the cork or stopper from
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(computing, software) To access data in a compressed file
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To have or gain entry or access to a place or location
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To excavate or dig out (a hole or hollow)