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Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • open — /ˈoʊpən / (say ohpuhn) adjective 1. not shut, as a door, gate, etc. 2. not closed, covered, or shut up, as a house, box, drawer, etc. 3. not enclosed as by barriers, as a space. 4. that may be entered, used, shared, competed for, etc., by all: an …   Australian English dictionary

  • open — Synonyms and related words: Spartan, abandoned, aboveboard, absolute, accented, acceptable, accessible, activate, admissible, admissive, admissory, adumbrate, advertise, affirmed, afford, agape, agreeable, air, ajar, aloof, altruistic, alveolar,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • open — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unclosed (see opening); unfilled, unengaged; free, public; unrestrained, unrestricted; frank, overt; spread out, unfolded, revealed. v. unfasten; unfold, spread out; reveal, disclose; start,… …   English dictionary for students

  • open — adj 1. unclosed, unshut, wide open, agape, gaping, yawning, patulous, ringent, dehiscent; (of a door) unlocked, unbolted, unlatched, ajar, sprung, jimmied; (of a window) raised, up; (of a drawer) pulled out, sticking out, protruding; (of a box)… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • lay — 1. v. & n. v. (past and past part. laid) 1 tr. place on a surface, esp. horizontally or in the proper or specified place. 2 tr. put or bring into a certain or the required position or state (laid his hand on her arm; lay a carpet). 3 intr. dial.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • open — I. v. a. 1. Unclose, lay open, make open, render free of access. 2. Spread, expand. 3. Exhibit, explain, interpret. 4. Begin, commence, enter upon, initiate. 5. Show, bring to knowledge. 6. Reveal, disclose. 7. Make liberal, libe …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • lay — lay1 W2S1 [leı] v the past tense of ↑lie 1 lay 2 lay2 v past tense and past participle laid [leıd] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put somebody/something down)¦ 2 lay bricks/carpet/concrete/cables etc 3¦(bird/insect etc)¦ 4¦(table)¦ 5 lay the foundations/ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Open source movement — The open source movement is a broad reaching movement of individuals who feel that software should be produced altruistically[citation needed]. Open source software is made available for anybody to use or modify, as its source code is made… …   Wikipedia

  • open — openly, adv. openness, n. /oh peuhn/, adj. 1. not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night. 2. (of a door, gate, window sash, or the like) set so as to… …   Universalium

  • open — o•pen [[t]ˈoʊ pən[/t]] adj. 1) not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway or passageway by a door 2) (of a door, window sash, or the like) set so as to permit passage through the opening it can be used to close 3) having the interior… …   From formal English to slang


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