how to pronounce opening


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“… to get vaccinated and opening up a tax …”

meanings of opening


  1. An act or instance of beginning.
  2. Something that is a beginning.
  3. An unoccupied employment position.
  4. The first few measures of a musical composition.
  5. The first performance of a show or play by a particular troupe.
  6. A time available in a schedule.
  7. The initial period a show at an art gallery or museum is first opened, especially the first evening.
  8. In mathematical morphology, the dilation of the erosion of a set.
  9. An opportunity, as in a competitive activity.
  10. The first few moves in a game of chess.
  11. A vacant position, especially in an array.
  12. Something that is open.
  13. An act or instance of making or becoming open.


  1. Describing the first period of play, usually up to the fall of the first wicket; describing a batsman who opens the innings or a bowler who opens the attack.
  2. Pertaining to the start or beginning of a series of events.


  1. Present participle of open.