open

US /ˈopən/

UK /'əʊpən/

A1

verb

  • To make accessible or able to be used, e.g. road
  • To start the activities or services of a business
  • To make a space or hole appear in something
  • To move or change so that it is no longer closed
  • To start something, e.g. a new business

adjecitve

  • Available for use; accessible
  • Not being hidden; available for others to see
  • Being available for customers to enter or use
  • Allowing everyone to use or take part in
  • Not secret anymore
  • Not closed or shut
  • Willing to accept new ideas and thoughts

noun

  • Name for a tennis or golf competition

Examples

She's very open about her mistakes.

We want to keep the village store open.