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  • EN [ ˈəʊpənɪŋ , ˈəʊpnɪŋ]
  • US [ ˈoʊpənɪŋ , ˈoʊpnɪŋ]

English definition


  • 1. an open or empty space in or between things;

    • "there was a small opening between the trees"
    • "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
  • 2. a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

  • 3. becoming open or being made open;

    • "the opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for"
  • 4. the first performance (as of a theatrical production);

    • "the opening received good critical reviews"
  • 5. the act of opening something;

    • "the ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door"
  • 6. opportunity especially for employment or promotion;

    • "there is an opening in the sales department"
  • 7. the initial part of the introduction;

    • "the opening established the basic theme"
  • 8. a possible alternative;

    • "bankruptcy is always a possibility"
  • 9. an aperture or hole opening into a bodily cavity;

    • "the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"
  • 10. a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made;

    • "they left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door"
  • 11. an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

  • 12. the first of a series of actions;

    • "he memorized all the important chess openings"


  • 1. first or beginning;

    • "the memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth"
    • "the play's opening scene"

Example sentences

  • He forgot his carefully prepared opening remarks.

  • In economic work, we should pay attention to opening up the source and regulating the flow from time to time.

  • There was an opening in the wall.

  • Many attended the opening of the new sports centre.

  • We surprised the burglars opening the safe.

  • After the chairman delivered his opening speech , Mr. black launched into a brilliant tirade.

  • Instead of opening the gate, we climbed over it.

  • They are opening up a new oil field.

  • We ventilate a room by opening windows.

  • Immediately after the opening of the session , the congress took up the discussion in order of the day.

  • The play got off to a bad start when one of the actors forgot his opening lines.

  • The Queen unveiled a plaque to mark the official opening of the hospital.

  • New opportunities are opening up for investors who want a more direct stake in overseas companies.

  • Before opening the front door he lifted the cases experimentally.

  • Hungary's opening of the border was a turning point for the refugees.

  • Wear eye protection when opening the container, since it's so easy for contents to spurt out.

  • Draw up a scale floor plan on squared paper, marking in the door opening and windows.

  • A host of problems may delay the opening of the Channel Tunnel.

  • She and Frank had never gotten around to opening a joint account.

  • Gascoigne almost scored in the opening minute.

  • The conference might reconvene after its opening session.

  • PC Dacre knocked on Webb'sdoor and, opening it, stood to one side.

  • Ministers will push the case for opening the plant.

  • The opening months of 1987 were difficult, personally and professionally.

  • The Foundation is holding a dinner at the Museum of American Art in honour of the opening of their new show.

  • Researchers are pushing back the frontiers and opening doors to reveal why things happen and how things work.

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