opened
opened opened adj. 1. having the covering skin pulled back; -- used of mouth or eyes; as, his mouth slightly opened. Opposite of {closed}. [Narrower terms: {agape(predicate), gaping, yawning ; {agaze, staring ; {round-eyed, wide ]

Syn: open. [WordNet 1.5]

2. having the seal broken so as to reveal the contents; as, the letter was already opened.

Syn: open. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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