opened opened  /ˈoʊ pənd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) used of mouth or eyes
  2. (adj) made open or clear
  3. (adj) not sealed or having been unsealed

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. It was only then that he opened up on the over 100 defenseless worshippers, killing five more, wounding seven, creating martyrs.
  2. When the indie film, which opened in New York City and Los Angeles on June 11, expands to 300 screens across the country this Friday, it will have a 5-min.
  3. The company is doing so well it opened a branch in Los Angeles in June, and will be in San Francisco and New York City by September.

News

  1. Police: Drunken man tried to enter a Stewart's Shop before it opened, then climbed into employee's car

    STILLWATER — New York State Police arrested a drunken 23-year-old after he attempted to enter a Stewart’s Shop before it opened and then fell asleep in an employee’s vehicle.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Saratogian

  2. List of famous Second City alumni through 1985

    CHICAGO (AP) — Ever since The Second City opened in December 1959, the Chicago comedy theater co-founded by Bernie Sahlins has helped produce some of the world's most famous comedians. Many followed their Chicago runs by landing cast roles in "Saturday Night Live," while others have jumped to TV sitcoms, talk shows or movies.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Cave Inn BBQ has opened in Winter Garden

    Cave Inn BBQ, a family-owned restaurant with a cave man theme has opened at 13848 Tilden Road in Winter Garden. The mission is "mammoth-sized portions with evolutionary tastes." From 1-5 p.m. Saturday, June 22, the west Orange County eatery will host a grand opening with free food samples and giveaways.        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

Quotes

  1. Sir Jock Stirrup, chief of the defence staff, said: "Make no mistake, the Taliban influence is waning, and through British blood, determination and grit, a window of opportunity has been opened."
    on Jun 9, 2008 By: Jock Stirrup Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "The surge has done more than turn the situation in Iraq around -- it has opened the door to a major strategic victory in the broader war on terror," Bush said, hailing increased cooperation of Iraqi Sunnis in fighting al Qaeda.
    on Mar 20, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Reuters

  3. "The dramatic reduction in violence has opened the way for a return to something approaching normal political and economic life for the average Iraqi," McCain said, making the case for staying in order to take advantage of the gains.
    on Apr 2, 2008 By: John McCain Source: Seattle Times

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