Definitions For Opening


  • The first of a series of actions
  • The act of opening something
  • Becoming open or being made open
  • A recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess
  • An entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
  • A vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
  • An aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity
  • A possible alternative
  • The initial part of the introduction
  • The first performance (as of a theatrical production)
  • A ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise
  • An open or empty space in or between things
  • Opportunity especially for employment or promotion
  • A hole or empty space that you can go through
  • The first part of something
  • The first time that something happens


  • First or beginning

Is Opening 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

Words with Friends

The word Opening is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Opening in a Sentence

  • The opening of a cave
  • They squeezed through a narrow opening between the fence and an oak tree.
  • The enemy's troops poured through an opening in our defenses.

Synonyms for Opening

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