agaze staring
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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  • agaze — adj. 1. 1 looking intently; used of eyes. Syn: staring [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • staring — adjective 1. (used of eyes) open and fixed as if in fear or wonder staring eyes • Syn: ↑agaze • Similar to: ↑open, ↑opened 2. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers an arrant fool …   Useful english dictionary

  • agaze — /euh gayz /, adj. staring intently; gazing: The children were agaze at the Christmas tree. [1400 50; late ME. See A 1, GAZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • agaze — a•gaze [[t]əˈgeɪz[/t]] adj. staring intently; gazing • Etymology: 1400–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • agapepredicate gaping yawning — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • round-eyed wide — 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.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • opened — adjective 1. used of mouth or eyes (Freq. 2) keep your eyes open his mouth slightly opened • Syn: ↑open • Ant: ↑closed (for: ↑open) …   Useful english dictionary

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