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open

  

      adj  
1    agape, ajar, expanded, extended, gaping, revealed, spread out, unbarred, unclosed, uncovered, unfastened, unfolded, unfurled, unlocked, unobstructed, unsealed, yawning  
2    airy, bare, clear, exposed, extensive, free, navigable, not built-up, passable, rolling, spacious, sweeping, uncluttered, uncrowded, unenclosed, unfenced, unsheltered, wide, wide-open  
3    accessible, available, free, free to all, general, nondiscriminatory, public, unconditional, unengaged, unoccupied, unqualified, unrestricted, up for grabs     (informal)   vacant  
4    apparent, avowed, barefaced, blatant, bold, clear, conspicuous, downright, evident, flagrant, frank, manifest, noticeable, obvious, overt, plain, unconcealed, undisguised, visible  
5    arguable, debatable, moot, undecided, unresolved, unsettled, up in the air, yet to be decided  
6    disinterested, free, impartial, objective, receptive, unbiased, uncommitted, unprejudiced  
7      (with)       to   an easy target for, at the mercy of, defenceless against, disposed, exposed, liable, susceptible, vulnerable  
8    above board, artless, candid, fair, frank, guileless, honest, ingenuous, innocent, natural, sincere, transparent, unreserved  
9    filigree, fretted, holey, honeycombed, lacy, loose, openwork, porous, spongy  
10    bounteous, bountiful, generous, liberal, munificent, prodigal  
11    exposed, undefended, unfortified, unprotected  
      vb  
12    begin, begin business, commence, get or start the ball rolling, inaugurate, initiate, kick off     (informal)   launch, put up one's plate, set in motion, set up shop, start  
13    clear, crack, throw wide, unbar, unblock, unclose, uncork, uncover, undo, unfasten, unlock, unseal, untie, unwrap  
14    expand, spread (out), unfold, unfurl, unroll  
15    come apart, crack, rupture, separate, split  
16    disclose, divulge, exhibit, explain, lay bare, pour out, show, uncover  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj  
1 & 2    bounded, closed, concealed, confined, covered, crowded, enclosed, fastened, limited, locked, obstructed, restricted, sealed, shut  
3 & 4    covert, disguised, hidden, inaccessible, private, protected, restricted, secret, veiled  
6    biased, partial, prejudiced  
7 & 11    defended, protected  
8    artful, cunning, introverted, reserved, secretive, sly, withdrawn  
      vb  
12    close, conclude, end, finish, terminate  
13    block, close, fasten, lock, obstruct, seal, shut  
14    fold  


open-air     
alfresco, outdoor  
open-and-shut     
foregone, noncontroversial, obvious, simple, straightforward  
open-handed     
bountiful, free, generous, lavish, liberal, munificent, prodigal, unstinting  
  
Antonyms     
   avaricious, close-fisted, grasping, grudging, mean, miserly, parsimonious, penny-pinching     (informal)   stingy, tight-fisted  
open-minded     
broad, broad-minded, catholic, dispassionate, enlightened, free, impartial, liberal, reasonable, receptive, tolerant, unbiased, undogmatic, unprejudiced  
  
Antonyms     
   assertive, biased, bigoted, dogmatic, intolerant, narrow-minded, opinionated, pig-headed, prejudiced, uncompromising  
wide-open  
1    fully extended, fully open, gaping, outspread, outstretched, splayed, spread  
2    at risk, defenceless, exposed, in danger, in peril, open, susceptible, unprotected, vulnerable  
3    anybody's guess     (informal)   indeterminate, uncertain, unpredictable, unsettled, up for grabs     (informal)  
English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  
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v.
to picture in your mind a person,place, thing, or event using only your imagination.
n.
bar or counter where drinks are served without limitation after paying a fixed fee
adj.
refers to a product or service whose design, blueprint or code is free to use and modify
Examples of open source projects: Linux, Mozzila Firefox (softwares); DIY open drones (drone design), arduino (electronics)
n.
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.
o.
Massive open online course
[Internet] Abbreviation
exp.
take an action that will complicate things; do something with a negative impact
exp.
sauve ton coeur
No idea what this means MJB
exp.
it's said for determining someone to calm down, be patient, control his/her reactions
id.
use your common sense or resourcefulness
exp.
vous ne m'en voudrez pas si je vous demande pourquoi ?
do you mind my asking why you are so late? = vous ne m'en voudrez pas / puis-je vous demander pourquoi vous êtes si en retard ?
n.
to support your family
exp.
calm down!
exp.
expression used for catching the attention of an audience
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
your best clothes that you wear on special occasions
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to share with you what's on his mind
n.
to concentrate and to sacrifice
exp.
= get your knickers in a twist/knot
US English, colloquial
exp.
to become very upset about something, usually something that is not important
Other expression: to get your knickers in a knot
exp.
mind about smth./smb.; be disturbed by smth./smb.
E.g.: She has a beef with people smoking next to her.
n.
remnants of disputes that make a relationship between people or companies difficult to maintain, even without an open dispute
n.
attractive woman that you marry to show your success
exp.
expression used to encourage someone to say what is on their mind, what is bothering them
n.
SEO solution in such a way that the search engines will crawl your website and ranked it well on the top position. SEO is the process of improving the search and quality of visitors to your website for targeted keywords.

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