verb (oped; oping) Date: 15th century archaic open

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  • ope — ope·let; ope·lu; ope·pe; ope·ra; ope·re; platy·ope; pres·by·ope; trit·an·ope; ope; cat·o·met·ope; de·vel·ope; de·vel·ope·ment; ethi·ope; …   English syllables

  • ope — [ ɔp ] n. f. ou m. • 1547; lat. opa, gr. opê « ouverture » ♦ Archit. Trou ménagé dans un mur et destiné à recevoir une poutre, un boulin. Opes d une frise dorique : ouvertures réelles ou simulées entre les métopes. ⊗ HOM. Hop. ope n. m. ou f.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • -ope — ope, opie ♦ Groupes suffixaux, du gr. ôps, opis « vue » : amétropie. ope, opie éléments, du gr. ôps, opis, vue . ⇒ OPE, élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. , lui même tiré de «vue», toujours vivant, servant à constr. des subst. du vocab. de la méd.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ope — Ope, a. Open. [Poetic] Spenser. [1913 Webster] On Sunday heaven s gate stands ope. Herbert. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ope — Ope, v. t. & i. To open. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Wilt thou not ope thy heart to know What rainbows teach and sunsets show? Emerson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • OPE — is a three letter acronym that can refer to: Camp Opemikon Operator product expansion One Photon Excitation, see also Nonlinear optics See also Clay Ope Church Ope Cove This disambiguation page lists artic …   Wikipedia

  • Ope — (lat.), mit Hülfe; ope et consilio, mit Rath u. That …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • ope — (adj.) short for OPEN (Cf. open) (adj.), early 13c. not closed; not hidden; originally as awake is from awaken, etc. As a verb from mid 15c. Middle English had ope head bare headed (c.1300) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ope — Ope, lat., mit Hilfe; o. et opera, mit Rath und That …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • opé — opé·ra; …   English syllables

  • ope — [ōp] adj., vt., vi. oped, oping [ME < open(en)] old poet. var. of OPEN …   English World dictionary

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