Synonyms for openˈoʊ pən

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  1. open, clear(noun)

    a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water

    Synonyms:
    open air, out-of-doors, clear, open, surface, outdoors

    Antonyms:
    drawn, unopen, disingenuous, blocked, settled, fine, insusceptible, shut, enclosed, obstructed, closed, stoppered, squinting, squinched, nonopening, inactive, compressed, constricted, unsusceptible, out of use(p), private, unavailable, invulnerable, blinking, union, protected, winking, sealed, artful, tight, restricted, close, fold, close down, close up, shut down

  2. outdoors, out-of-doors, open air, open(noun)

    where the air is unconfined

    Synonyms:
    open air, surface, out-of-doors, clear, open, outdoors

    Antonyms:
    shut, squinched, unopen, insusceptible, protected, invulnerable, fine, closed, settled, sealed, artful, drawn, enclosed, union, disingenuous, private, tight, winking, blocked, blinking, inactive, out of use(p), obstructed, nonopening, unsusceptible, constricted, squinting, compressed, unavailable, stoppered, restricted, close, close up, fold, shut down, close down

  3. open(noun)

    a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play

    Synonyms:
    open air, out-of-doors, clear, surface, outdoors

    Antonyms:
    unopen, settled, blocked, artful, restricted, enclosed, shut, invulnerable, tight, blinking, unavailable, closed, union, unsusceptible, private, protected, sealed, constricted, stoppered, fine, drawn, insusceptible, nonopening, squinting, disingenuous, compressed, inactive, obstructed, squinched, winking, out of use(p), close, close up, fold, close down, shut down

  4. open, surface(adj)

    information that has become public

    Synonyms:
    aerofoil, open, out-of-doors, surface, outdoors, control surface, airfoil, clear, open air

    Antonyms:
    protected, stoppered, closed, disingenuous, drawn, insusceptible, sealed, unsusceptible, union, blinking, settled, invulnerable, nonopening, fine, compressed, enclosed, obstructed, shut, inactive, tight, unavailable, winking, blocked, squinched, out of use(p), private, unopen, squinting, restricted, constricted, artful, close, close up, fold, shut down, close down

  5. open, unfastened(adj)

    affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, untied, unfastened, capable, assailable, unbuttoned, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    enclosed, inactive, shut, unsusceptible, closed, obstructed, protected, compressed, blocked, stoppered, insusceptible, drawn, tight, fine, nonopening, settled, squinched, unavailable, squinting, unopen, blinking, disingenuous, out of use(p), invulnerable, private, union, sealed, restricted, constricted, artful, winking, close, fold, close down, shut down, close up

  6. open(adj)

    affording free passage or access

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    closed, obstructed, nonopening, sealed, insusceptible, artful, unsusceptible, protected, settled, constricted, blocked, squinched, unavailable, invulnerable, tight, inactive, drawn, shut, enclosed, out of use(p), restricted, union, winking, fine, stoppered, compressed, disingenuous, private, squinting, blinking, unopen, close, fold, close up, close down, shut down

  7. exposed, open(adj)

    with no protection or shield

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, uncovered, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    disingenuous, stoppered, closed, union, constricted, tight, settled, unavailable, compressed, blocked, private, unsusceptible, winking, shut, obstructed, protected, insusceptible, artful, nonopening, unopen, inactive, fine, blinking, drawn, sealed, out of use(p), enclosed, squinting, squinched, invulnerable, restricted, close, close down, fold, shut down, close up

  8. open(adj)

    open to or in view of all

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    unopen, blinking, stoppered, union, protected, shut, disingenuous, settled, closed, unsusceptible, constricted, invulnerable, nonopening, drawn, insusceptible, sealed, fine, artful, squinting, enclosed, tight, out of use(p), winking, obstructed, compressed, blocked, restricted, unavailable, inactive, private, squinched, close, close up, shut down, close down, fold

  9. open, opened(adj)

    used of mouth or eyes

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    inactive, private, stoppered, shut, squinched, unopen, winking, sealed, closed, fine, blinking, obstructed, insusceptible, drawn, artful, settled, tight, blocked, protected, constricted, invulnerable, enclosed, unavailable, out of use(p), disingenuous, unsusceptible, restricted, compressed, squinting, union, nonopening, close up, close, fold, close down, shut down

  10. open(adj)

    not having been filled

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    squinched, artful, disingenuous, protected, nonopening, inactive, fine, shut, enclosed, drawn, constricted, closed, unavailable, stoppered, union, insusceptible, settled, blocked, private, unopen, out of use(p), winking, sealed, compressed, obstructed, squinting, blinking, invulnerable, restricted, unsusceptible, tight, close down, close up, close, shut down, fold

  11. open(adj)

    accessible to all

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable, blocked, compressed, drawn, closed, settled, squinting, sealed, shut, stoppered, inactive, protected, winking, tight, unopen, union, private, blinking, nonopening, out of use(p), enclosed, unsusceptible, obstructed, disingenuous, fine, unavailable, constricted, insusceptible, squinched, restricted, artful, close, close up, close down, fold, shut down

  12. assailable, undefendable, undefended, open(adj)

    not defended or capable of being defended

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    closed, inactive, insusceptible, unsusceptible, stoppered, sealed, restricted, artful, compressed, drawn, blocked, winking, constricted, obstructed, squinting, disingenuous, enclosed, unavailable, tight, union, shut, invulnerable, out of use(p), fine, private, settled, blinking, squinched, nonopening, unopen, protected, close up, shut down, close, close down, fold

  13. loose, open(adj)

    (of textures) full of small openings or gaps

    Synonyms:
    undefended, undetermined, sluttish, wanton, receptive, unresolved, assailable, at large(p), free, heart-to-heart, undecided, subject, promiscuous, undefendable, liberal, opened, exposed, unaffixed, open, clear, slack, idle, unfastened, on the loose(p), easy, overt, candid, open(a), capable, informal, light, escaped, lax, loose

    Antonyms:
    squinting, unavailable, tight, closed, squinched, protected, restricted, sealed, obstructed, drawn, shut, insusceptible, disingenuous, blocked, fine, unsusceptible, compressed, union, artful, constricted, enclosed, out of use(p), inactive, unopen, settled, invulnerable, nonopening, stoppered, blinking, winking, private, close, shut down, fold, close up, close down

  14. open(adj)

    having no protecting cover or enclosure

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    drawn, squinched, compressed, out of use(p), private, restricted, disingenuous, closed, shut, constricted, protected, squinting, union, insusceptible, artful, obstructed, winking, settled, stoppered, sealed, inactive, tight, nonopening, fine, blinking, blocked, invulnerable, enclosed, unavailable, unopen, unsusceptible, fold, close, close up, close down, shut down

  15. open(adj)

    (set theory) of an interval that contains neither of its endpoints

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    shut, insusceptible, winking, union, blocked, closed, squinting, squinched, blinking, private, artful, unopen, restricted, disingenuous, invulnerable, constricted, compressed, protected, out of use(p), fine, unavailable, unsusceptible, stoppered, enclosed, tight, inactive, sealed, drawn, obstructed, settled, nonopening, close, fold, close up, shut down, close down

  16. open, undecided, undetermined, unresolved(adj)

    not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, dissonant, clear, open, candid, undecided, on the fence(p), loose, indeterminate, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, unsolved, opened

    Antonyms:
    disingenuous, settled, blinking, nonopening, compressed, closed, private, squinched, unopen, constricted, squinting, fine, unsusceptible, artful, obstructed, blocked, union, protected, winking, tight, stoppered, restricted, sealed, enclosed, drawn, out of use(p), inactive, shut, invulnerable, insusceptible, unavailable, fold, close, close up, shut down, close down

  17. open, opened(adj)

    not sealed or having been unsealed

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    insusceptible, closed, inactive, drawn, winking, invulnerable, sealed, enclosed, restricted, settled, constricted, unopen, tight, artful, unsusceptible, private, nonopening, disingenuous, stoppered, compressed, fine, squinched, squinting, shut, out of use(p), protected, blinking, union, blocked, unavailable, obstructed, close, close up, shut down, fold, close down

  18. open(adj)

    without undue constriction as from e.g. tenseness or inhibition

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    out of use(p), tight, shut, blocked, obstructed, unavailable, inactive, closed, settled, sealed, blinking, artful, unsusceptible, protected, insusceptible, restricted, winking, fine, stoppered, drawn, enclosed, constricted, unopen, squinting, disingenuous, union, nonopening, compressed, squinched, invulnerable, private, close, close down, fold, shut down, close up

  19. receptive, open(adj)

    ready or willing to receive favorably

    Synonyms:
    overt, sensory(a), exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, centripetal, undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, open(a), opened

    Antonyms:
    shut, unavailable, stoppered, closed, private, insusceptible, union, settled, unopen, squinched, unsusceptible, blocked, inactive, out of use(p), tight, invulnerable, restricted, constricted, compressed, blinking, fine, disingenuous, enclosed, drawn, sealed, winking, nonopening, obstructed, protected, squinting, artful, shut down, close, close down, close up, fold

  20. overt, open(adj)

    open and observable; not secret or hidden

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, open, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    blinking, insusceptible, settled, winking, drawn, constricted, closed, unopen, disingenuous, compressed, tight, enclosed, shut, out of use(p), stoppered, artful, squinched, fine, private, invulnerable, unavailable, sealed, union, protected, restricted, obstructed, nonopening, inactive, unsusceptible, blocked, squinting, close, shut down, close up, close down, fold

  21. open(a)(adj)

    not requiring union membership

    Antonyms:
    closed, invulnerable, unsusceptible, shut, compressed, blocked, private, union, squinched, unopen, settled, inactive, nonopening, drawn, fine, stoppered, squinting, obstructed, insusceptible, disingenuous, restricted, blinking, unavailable, artful, winking, sealed, constricted, enclosed, out of use(p), protected, tight, close up, close, shut down, fold, close down

  22. capable, open, subject(adj)

    possibly accepting or permitting

    Synonyms:
    overt, unfastened, receptive, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, exposed, dependent, clear, open, candid, undecided, up to(p), loose, capable, assailable, unresolved, equal to(p), undetermined, able, adequate to(p), opened

    Antonyms:
    squinting, closed, blinking, enclosed, invulnerable, artful, insusceptible, restricted, squinched, compressed, disingenuous, fine, obstructed, blocked, unopen, unsusceptible, shut, out of use(p), sealed, inactive, unavailable, settled, private, constricted, winking, nonopening, union, protected, stoppered, drawn, tight, fold, close down, shut down, close, close up

  23. clear, open(adj)

    affording free passage or view

    Synonyms:
    undefended, undetermined, well-defined, receptive, unresolved, assailable, undefendable, exculpated, vindicated, exposed, clean-cut, heart-to-heart, exonerated, clear(p), subject, open(a), opened, unclouded, percipient, clean, readable, open, absolved, clear, undecided, unfastened, overt, candid, clear-cut, unmortgaged, capable, decipherable, cleared, light, loose

    Antonyms:
    nonopening, squinting, restricted, out of use(p), settled, inactive, constricted, shut, blocked, unsusceptible, artful, closed, blinking, union, tight, unavailable, obstructed, protected, disingenuous, winking, stoppered, drawn, insusceptible, unopen, enclosed, private, compressed, fine, squinched, sealed, invulnerable, shut down, close down, close, fold, close up

  24. candid, open, heart-to-heart(adj)

    openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, assailable, straight-from-the-shoulder, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), frank, undetermined, plainspoken, unresolved, clear, open, candid, undecided, free-spoken, loose, outspoken, capable, point-blank, blunt, unfastened, receptive, undefended, subject, opened, forthright

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable, stoppered, closed, disingenuous, tight, artful, union, unsusceptible, compressed, blinking, constricted, sealed, drawn, shut, settled, squinting, obstructed, fine, unopen, protected, inactive, enclosed, insusceptible, winking, nonopening, unavailable, blocked, private, out of use(p), squinched, restricted, close down, close, shut down, close up, fold

  25. open(verb)

    ready for business

    Synonyms:
    overt, exposed, heart-to-heart, undefendable, open(a), undefended, subject, clear, candid, undecided, loose, unfastened, capable, assailable, unresolved, receptive, undetermined, opened

    Antonyms:
    unavailable, sealed, disingenuous, blinking, protected, stoppered, closed, blocked, squinting, unopen, tight, squinched, out of use(p), fine, constricted, inactive, restricted, private, union, obstructed, nonopening, shut, unsusceptible, insusceptible, settled, winking, artful, enclosed, compressed, drawn, invulnerable, close, close down, fold, close up, shut down

  26. open, open up(verb)

    cause to open or to become open

    Synonyms:
    give, open, pioneer, open up, afford, spread, spread out, unfold

    Antonyms:
    squinched, private, protected, nonopening, stoppered, closed, drawn, insusceptible, blocked, shut, restricted, winking, constricted, compressed, artful, tight, out of use(p), obstructed, sealed, invulnerable, inactive, unsusceptible, unopen, settled, fine, squinting, unavailable, union, disingenuous, enclosed, blinking, close, fold, close down, close up, shut down

  27. open, open up(verb)

    start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning

    Synonyms:
    give, open, pioneer, open up, afford, spread, spread out, unfold

    Antonyms:
    tight, blinking, shut, inactive, compressed, union, private, restricted, disingenuous, fine, obstructed, settled, winking, unsusceptible, closed, sealed, protected, blocked, squinched, drawn, artful, unopen, squinting, insusceptible, stoppered, nonopening, unavailable, enclosed, out of use(p), invulnerable, constricted, close, fold, close down, close up, shut down

  28. open, open up(verb)

    become open

    Synonyms:
    give, open, pioneer, open up, afford, spread, spread out, unfold

    Antonyms:
    fine, protected, constricted, blocked, inactive, artful, invulnerable, tight, union, shut, closed, settled, private, insusceptible, restricted, out of use(p), obstructed, stoppered, sealed, compressed, squinched, blinking, squinting, enclosed, nonopening, drawn, unopen, unavailable, winking, unsusceptible, disingenuous, close, close up, fold, close down, shut down

  29. open(verb)

    begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.

    Synonyms:
    unfold, open up, spread out, give, afford, spread

    Antonyms:
    unopen, closed, squinched, settled, disingenuous, shut, restricted, drawn, private, union, fine, inactive, enclosed, winking, sealed, unavailable, unsusceptible, obstructed, nonopening, stoppered, blinking, out of use(p), blocked, compressed, squinting, protected, constricted, insusceptible, invulnerable, artful, tight, close, close down, close up, shut down, fold

  30. unfold, spread, spread out, open(verb)

    spread out or open from a closed or folded state

    Synonyms:
    fan out, blossom out, unfold, circularise, dissipate, open up, overspread, disseminate, pass around, spread, spread out, broadcast, afford, turn out, open, stretch, blossom, give, stretch out, extend, scatter, circularize, expand, splay, go around, propagate, blossom forth, rotate, circulate, disperse, distribute, string out, diffuse

    Antonyms:
    invulnerable, restricted, private, insusceptible, closed, stoppered, sealed, shut, blinking, nonopening, union, enclosed, unsusceptible, inactive, tight, constricted, obstructed, compressed, out of use(p), squinched, blocked, disingenuous, fine, unopen, unavailable, artful, protected, winking, drawn, settled, squinting, close, close up, shut down, close down, fold

  31. open, open up(verb)

    make available

    Synonyms:
    give, open, pioneer, open up, afford, spread, spread out, unfold

    Antonyms:
    disingenuous, invulnerable, settled, tight, out of use(p), protected, squinting, blinking, artful, squinched, private, inactive, sealed, unsusceptible, closed, winking, fine, shut, constricted, unopen, nonopening, blocked, stoppered, drawn, insusceptible, obstructed, unavailable, compressed, union, restricted, enclosed, close, close up, shut down, close down, fold

  32. open, open up(verb)

    become available

    Synonyms:
    give, open, pioneer, open up, afford, spread, spread out, unfold

    Antonyms:
    blocked, compressed, closed, unsusceptible, artful, winking, nonopening, sealed, protected, insusceptible, squinting, fine, tight, enclosed, drawn, blinking, obstructed, shut, settled, disingenuous, union, private, out of use(p), restricted, unavailable, stoppered, constricted, squinched, inactive, invulnerable, unopen, close down, close, shut down, close up, fold

  33. open(verb)

    have an opening or passage or outlet

    Synonyms:
    unfold, open up, spread out, give, afford, spread

    Antonyms:
    closed, unavailable, blocked, squinched, settled, compressed, protected, restricted, stoppered, private, sealed, obstructed, enclosed, tight, inactive, winking, shut, fine, blinking, artful, unsusceptible, union, constricted, invulnerable, unopen, insusceptible, drawn, disingenuous, squinting, out of use(p), nonopening, close, shut down, close up, fold, close down

  34. open(verb)

    make the opening move

    Synonyms:
    unfold, open up, spread out, give, afford, spread

    Antonyms:
    compressed, invulnerable, enclosed, squinched, obstructed, shut, constricted, artful, fine, unavailable, blocked, restricted, drawn, squinting, out of use(p), nonopening, closed, winking, disingenuous, private, blinking, union, insusceptible, tight, protected, unopen, unsusceptible, stoppered, settled, sealed, inactive, fold, close, shut down, close up, close down

  35. afford, open, give(verb)

    afford access to

    Synonyms:
    commit, chip in, dedicate, cave in, collapse, spread, impart, spread out, move over, return, establish, reach, present, have, fall in, make, pay, unfold, grant, throw, gift, kick in, feed, break, pass on, ease up, apply, give, open up, open, founder, devote, hold, pass, render, sacrifice, yield, turn over, leave, give way, consecrate, generate, contribute, afford, hand

    Antonyms:
    closed, settled, nonopening, inactive, squinting, obstructed, drawn, invulnerable, sealed, shut, out of use(p), fine, unavailable, disingenuous, protected, private, unopen, unsusceptible, compressed, winking, artful, squinched, insusceptible, restricted, blinking, tight, stoppered, enclosed, union, blocked, constricted, close, shut down, close down, fold, close up

  36. open(verb)

    display the contents of a file or start an application as on a computer

    Synonyms:
    unfold, open up, spread out, give, afford, spread

    Antonyms:
    union, protected, inactive, unsusceptible, blinking, artful, closed, constricted, restricted, winking, settled, private, sealed, insusceptible, shut, nonopening, compressed, squinting, unopen, tight, blocked, squinched, disingenuous, out of use(p), stoppered, unavailable, fine, invulnerable, drawn, obstructed, enclosed, close, close down, fold, shut down, close up

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. open

    Bluff is a word of good meaning, as are frank and open. The bluff man talks and laughs loudly and freely, says and does whatever he pleases with fearless good nature, and with no thought of annoying or giving pain to others. The blunt man says things which he is perfectly aware are disagreeable, either from a defiant indifference to others' feelings, or from the pleasure of tormenting.

    Synonyms:
    abrupt, bluff, blunt, blustering, bold, brusk, coarse, discourteous, frank, impolite, inconsiderate, plain-spoken, rough, rude, uncivil, unmannerly

    Antonyms:
    bland, courteous, genial, polished, polite, refined, reserved, urbane

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