NOT CLOSED › not closed or fastened
açık an open door/window Someone had left the gate wide open. Is there a bottle of wine already open? I threw all the doors open (= opened them quickly). A magazine was lying open on her lap. The kids were so tired they could hardly keep their eyes open.1656
DOING BUSINESS › A shop or business is open during the time it is available for business or serving customers.
(mağaza, işyeri) açık Most shops are open on Sundays now.1656
COMPUTERS › If a computer document or program is open, it is ready to be read or used.
(bilgisayar dökümanı) açık; kullanıma/okunmaya hazır2358
WITHOUT BUILDINGS [always before noun] › An open area of land has no buildings on it or near it.
açık arazi/alan large open spaces open fields1538
NOT COVERED [always before noun] › without a roof or cover
üstü açık, çatısız, tepesi kapalı olmayan an open courtyard756
FOR EVERYONE › If a place or event is open, everyone can go to it or become involved in it.
herkese açık; kamuya açık; ücretsiz, giriş serbest an open debate Are the gardens open to the public?1824
HONEST › An open person is honest and does not hide their feelings.
samimi, dürüst, açık sözlü/yürekli He's very open and friendly.1047
NOT HIDDEN [always before noun] › Open feelings, usually negative ones, are not hidden.
saklanmayan, gizli olmayan, açık open hostility/rivalry 1047
NOT DECIDED › If a decision or question is open, it has not yet been decided.
açık, karar verilmemiş, kararlaştırılmamış We don't have to make a firm arrangement now. Let's leave it open.1759
have/keep an open mind › to wait until you know all the facts before you form an opinion about something or judge someone
yargıya varmadan önce zihnini açık tutmak; karar vermeden önce fikirlere açık olmak The cause of the fire is still unclear and we are keeping an open mind.1759
open to discussion/suggestions, etc › willing to consider a discussion/suggestions, etc
tartışmaya/önerilere açık olmak This is only a proposal. I'm open to suggestions.1759
open to abuse/criticism, etc › likely to be abused/criticized, etc
istismara/eleştiriye açık olmak The system is wide open to abuse. → See also with your eyes open1757