Definitions For Open

noun

  • Information that has become public
  • A tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play
  • Where the air is unconfined
  • A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
  • A competition (such as a major golf tournament or tennis tournament) that allows both professionals and amateurs to participate
  • An area or place without walls, barriers, etc. : an area or place that is not covered or enclosed
  • A situation in which something (such as a feeling) is no longer hidden or kept secret

verb

  • Make available
  • Become available
  • Make the opening move
  • Cause to open or to become open
  • Become open
  • Spread out or open from a closed or folded state
  • Display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer
  • Afford access to
  • Begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.
  • Start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
  • Have an opening or passage or outlet
  • To move (a door, window, etc.) so that an opening is no longer covered
  • To move and no longer cover an opening
  • To cause (something) to no longer be covered, sealed, or blocked

adjective

  • Ready for business
  • Not having been filled
  • Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness
  • Without undue constriction as from e.g. tenseness or inhibition
  • Affording free passage or view
  • Having no protecting cover or enclosure
  • Open to or in view of all
  • With no protection or shield
  • Accessible to all
  • Not sealed or having been unsealed
  • Not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought
  • (of textures) full of small openings or gaps
  • Possibly accepting or permitting
  • Not requiring union membership
  • Not defended or capable of being defended

adjective

  • Affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed
  • Affording free passage or access
  • Used of mouth or eyes
  • (set theory) of an interval that contains neither of its endpoints
  • Open and observable; not secret or hidden
  • Ready or willing to receive favorably

Is Open a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
8

The word Open is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 8 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Open in a Sentence

  • The door suddenly swung open.
  • You left the blinds wide open.
  • The meat was roasted over an open fire.
  • This door is hard to open.
  • “Open the door!” shouted the police officer.
  • Would you mind if I opened a window?
  • A daguerreotype of a cowboy whose face is roughened from a hard life in the open

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