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Open-handed

ˌəʊ.pənˈhæn.dɪd

Meanings of Open-handed:

adjective

Generous

Usage examples:

Open-handed assistance

Open-minded

ˌəʊ.pənˈmaɪn.dɪd

Meanings of Open-minded:

adjective

Willing to listen to other people and consider new ideas, suggestions, and opinions

Open-mindedly

ˌəʊ.pənˈmaɪn.dɪd.li

Meanings of Open-mindedly:

adverb

In a way that is willing to consider ideas and opinions that are new or different to your own

Usage examples:

It was clear that they had considered my proposal open-mindedly and objectively., the charity has b…

Open-mindedness

ˌəʊ.pənˈmaɪn.dɪd.nəs

Meanings of Open-mindedness:

noun

The quality of being willing to consider ideas and opinions that are new or different to your own

Usage examples:

She has a reputation for open-mindedness and original thinking., you are taking advantage of my tol…

Meanings of Open-mouthed:

adjective

With your mouth wide open, especially because you are surprised or shocked

Usage examples:

They stared open-mouthed at the extent of the damage.

Meanings of Open-out:

phrasal verb

To make a space larger or less closed in

Usage examples:

We're going to open up our kitchen by taking out a couple of walls.

Meanings of Open-sesame:

noun

Something that makes it very easy to achieve a particular thing

Usage examples:

A science degree can be an open sesame to a job in almost any field.

Meanings of Open-the-door-for:

adjective

Being in a position that allows things to pass through or that allows for immediate use; not closed or fastened

Usage examples:

The window was wide open., the trunk of his car had been pried open., the supermarket is open till …

Meanings of Open-the-way-for:

idiom

To allow something new to start

Usage examples:

The ceasefire has opened the door to talks between the two sides., cheaper air travel opened the wa…

Open-to

ˈəʊ.pən

Meanings of Open-to:

adjective

Being in a position that allows things to pass through or that allows for immediate use; not closed or fastened

Usage examples:

The window was wide open., the trunk of his car had been pried open., the supermarket is open till …

Meanings of Open-wide:

idiom

Likely to be influenced by something

Usage examples:

I’m wide open to suggestions.

Meanings of Openbill:

noun

Either of two snail-eating storks of the genus anastomus, a. lamelligerus of africa and a. oscitans of asia, which have mandibles that only meet at the tips, leaving a wide gap in the middle of the closed bill.

Opencast

ˈəʊ.pən.kɑːst

Meanings of Opencast:

adjective

Denoting a method of mining in which coal or ore is extracted at or from a level near the earth's surface, rather than from shafts.

Usage examples:

Opencast mining
noun

The activity of opencast mining.

Usage examples:

Communities facing the destruction of their countryside by opencast

Opened

ˈəʊ.pən

Meanings of Opened:

verb

Move (a door or window) so as to leave a space allowing access and vision.

Usage examples:

She opened the door and went in
adjective

Allowing access, passage, or a view through an empty space; not closed or blocked.

Usage examples:

He climbed through the open window

Meanings of Opened-out:

phrasal verb

To make a space larger or less closed in

Usage examples:

We're going to open up our kitchen by taking out a couple of walls.

Opener

ˈəʊ.pən.ər

Meanings of Opener:

noun

A device for opening something, especially a container.

Usage examples:

A tin opener

Meanings of Openers:

noun

A device for opening something, especially a container.

Usage examples:

A tin opener

Meanings of Openhanded:

adjective

(of a blow) delivered with the palm of the hand.

Usage examples:

An open-handed slap to the side of the face

Meanings of Openhearted:

adjective

Freely expressing or displaying one's warm and kindly feelings.

Usage examples:

Betty's open-hearted goodwill

Opening

ˈəʊ.pən.ɪŋ

Meanings of Opening:

noun

A space or gap that allows passage or access.

Usage examples:

An opening in the roof would get rid of the smoke
adjective

Coming at the beginning of something; initial.

Usage examples:

She stole the show with her opening remark
verb

Move (a door or window) so as to leave a space allowing access and vision.

Usage examples:

She opened the door and went in

Meanings of Opening-night:

noun

The first night that a play or other entertainment is performed or shown

Meanings of Opening-up:

noun

→  opening noun

Openings

ˈəʊp(ə)nɪŋ

Meanings of Openings:

noun

A space or gap that allows passage or access.

Usage examples:

An opening in the roof would get rid of the smoke
adjective

Coming at the beginning of something; initial.

Usage examples:

She stole the show with her opening remark

Meanings of Openly:

adverb

Without concealment, deception, or prevarication, especially where these might be expected; frankly or honestly.

Usage examples:

A lecturer who had openly criticized the government

Meanings of Openmouthed:

adjective

With the mouth open, especially in surprise or excitement.

Usage examples:

Taken aback, she could only stare at him open-mouthed

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