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Main Entry: 1open
Pronunciation: -pn, p-m
Function: adjective 1: allowing passage : not shut or blocked <an open door> <open books> <open pores> 2: not enclosed or covered <an open boat> <an open fire> <open wounds> 3 a: not secret : PUBLIC <open dislike> b: LIABLE 2 <open to challenge> 4 a: free to be used, entered, or taken part in by all <an open meeting> <an open golf tournament> b: easy to enter, get through, or see <open country> 5: not drawn together : spread out <an open flower> <an open umbrella> 6 a: available for use : FREE <keep an hour open tomorrow> <the only option open to us> b: not decided or settled <an open question> c: waiting to be filled <the job is still open> d: available for purchase all or most of the time <these items are in open stock> 7: ready to consider appeals or ideas <an open mind> <open to suggestion> 8: not allowing the flow of electricity : being an incomplete electrical circuit <an open switch> - openĚly /-pn-l/ adverb - openĚness /-pn-ns/ noun