• noun: a hole or empty space that you can go through
  • noun: an act or instance of making or becoming open
  • usually singular
  • synonyms: a leg up, abysm, abyss


  • It seemed that the whole world was 'opening up' for me. [=it seemed that anything was possible]

  • In her 'opening statement', she told the jury that her client was not guilty.

  • One of my favorite comedians is 'opening for' the band on their current tour.

Movie clips

Movie quotes

  • (..) - "Reserved spot." Now you print that in your mind and you get the fuck out of here. Hurry up. Get lost! We're opening on tuesday. It will be sold by tuesday night. Can we go? You've been staring at this for an hour. You're gonna have to change the channel at some point. (..)
    2011 Intouchables