What is the opposite of closed?

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Adjective
Opposite of shut, out of service
Adjective
Opposite of not open to question or debate
Adjective
Opposite of without breaks, gaps or interruptions
“I seem to be having Internet issues with my connection being intermittent and slow.”
Adjective
Opposite of not allowing air to escape or pass through
Adjective
Opposite of intended to be kept secret
“The two leaders have agreed to engage in a public discussion.”
Adjective
(also used in adverb or preposition form) Opposite of finished or having been brought to an end
“Good health and peace of mind are crucial to my ongoing happiness.”
Adjective
Opposite of internally drained
Adjective
Opposite of ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience
Adjective
Opposite of impossible to penetrate
Adjective
Opposite of not allowing fluid to pass through
Adjective
(lost to) Opposite of hardened beyond sensibility or recovery
“He was an individual who was highly sensitive to being empathetic to those in need.”
Adjective
Opposite of not allowed
Adjective
Opposite of able to provide for oneself independently of others
Adjective
Opposite of brought to an end
“After many years, his masterpiece was still incomplete. And yet, nobody dared to rush his genius.”
Adjective
Opposite of restricted to the person, group, or area concerned
“The program is designed to be inclusive to children of all ages.”
Adjective
Opposite of kept to oneself and not publicly known
Adjective
Opposite of owned or paid for by individuals rather than by the government
“The council has pledged to improve the state of public facilities and services.”
Adjective
Opposite of exclusive or private in nature
“We are an open group of motorbike enthusiasts and anyone can join us for a ride each weekend.”
Verb
Opposite of to have brought an event to a close or conclusion
“Casandra's tune opened the show, heralding the start of a weekend of festivities.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to cover an opening
“To gain access to the attic, you will have to open the trapdoor.”
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(of a hole or opening) Opposite of past tense for to block up
“The clogged pipes will require the expertise of a plumber to unblock.”
Verb
(of a pipe) Opposite of past tense for to turn off
“You can start the taps once the hoses have been attached.”
Verb
(close around or over) Opposite of past tense for to come into contact with (something) so as to encircle and hold it
“After pinning him to the ground, Vinnie would twist Gary's wrist to force him to release his grip on the pistol.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to gradually get nearer to someone or something
“We could see a great, big grizzly bear in close proximity and would subsequently make the wise decision to retreat from the cave.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to make smaller or narrower
“The disparity in skill level between the top and bottom teams is beginning to widen significantly.”
Verb
Opposite of past tense for to finalize or settle a formal agreement
“Contract negotiations were starting to protract as both parties began their posturing.”
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