Textual thesaurus for "open"

(adj) heart-to-heart, candid

openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness

his candid eyes; an open and trusting nature; a heart-to-heart talk

(adj) clear

affording free passage or view

a clear view; a clear path to victory; open waters; the open countryside

(adj) unfastened

affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed

an open door; they left the door open

(adj) opened

used of mouth or eyes

keep your eyes open; his mouth slightly opened

(adj) overt

open and observable; not secret or hidden

an overt lie; overt hostility; overt intelligence gathering; open ballots

(adj) exposed

with no protection or shield

the exposed northeast frontier; open to the weather; an open wound

(adj) receptive

ready or willing to receive favorably

receptive to the proposals

(adj) opened

not sealed or having been unsealed

the letter was already open; the opened package lay on the table

(adj) unresolved, undecided, undetermined

not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought

an open question; our position on this bill is still undecided; our lawsuit is still undetermined

(adj) loose

(of textures) full of small openings or gaps

an open texture; a loose weave

(adj) subject, capable

possibly accepting or permitting

a passage capable of misinterpretation; open to interpretation; an issue open to question; the time is fixed by the director and players and therefore subject to much variation

(adj) assailable, undefendable, undefended

not defended or capable of being defended

an open city; open to attack

(noun) surface

information that has become public

all the reports were out in the open; the facts had been brought to the surface

(noun) open air, out-of-doors, outdoors

where the air is unconfined

he wanted to get outdoors a little; the concert was held in the open air; camping in the open

(noun) clear

a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water

finally broke out of the forest into the open

(verb) open up

make available

This opens up new possibilities

(verb) open up

become available

an opportunity opened up

(verb) open up

cause to open or to become open

Mary opened the car door

(verb) open up

become open

The door opened

(verb) spread, spread out, unfold

spread out or open from a closed or folded state

open the map; spread your arms

(verb) give, afford

afford access to

the door opens to the patio; The French doors give onto a terrace

(verb) open up

start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning

open a business