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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. opening: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. opening: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. opening: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. opening: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. opening: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. opening, opening: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Opening, opening, opening: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. opening: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. opening: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. opening: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. opening: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. opening: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. opening: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. opening: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. opening: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. opening: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Opening (chess), Opening (morphology), Opening, The Opening (album): Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Opening: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. opening: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. opening: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. opening, opening (de): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. opening: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. opening: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. opening: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. opening: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. opening: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. opening: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. opening: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. opening: ArtLex Lexicon of Visual Art Terminology [home, info]
  2. opening: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. Opening: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. opening: INVESTORWORDS [home, info]
  3. Opening: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  4. opening: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  5. Opening: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  6. Opening: Yahoo Tax Center Glossary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. opening: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. opening: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. opening: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Opening: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. opening: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. opening: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (opening)

noun:  the act of opening something ("The ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door")
noun:  becoming open or being made open ("The opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for")
noun:  a vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made ("They left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door")
noun:  the initial part of the introduction ("The opening established the basic theme")
noun:  the first performance (as of a theatrical production) ("The opening received good critical reviews")
noun:  a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise
noun:  an open or empty space in or between things ("There was a small opening between the trees")
noun:  opportunity especially for employment or promotion ("There is an opening in the sales department")
noun:  an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
noun:  an aperture or hole opening into a bodily cavity
noun:  a possible alternative
noun:  the first of a series of actions ("He memorized all the important chess openings")
adjective:  first or beginning ("The memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth")

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Phrases that include opening:   opening move, at the opening order, opening time, opening fire, opening purchase, more...

Words similar to opening:   gap, hatchway, initiative, open, orifice, possibility, scuttle, aperture, curtain raising, first step, intro, opening move, opening night, pore, possible action, rift, slot, start, vent, more...

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