Translation of "open" - English-Turkish dictionary

open

verb uk us /ˈəʊpən/
NOT CLOSED [ I, T ]

A1 If something opens, it changes to a position that is not closed, and if you open it, you make it change to a position that is not closed.

açmak, açılmak
to open a door/window
The gate won't open.
Don't open your eyes yet.
REMOVE COVER [ T ]

A2 to remove part of a container or parcel so that you can see or use what it contains

kapağını açmak/kaldırmak
Karen opened the box and looked inside.
Why don't you open the envelope?
I can't open this bottle.
PREPARE FOR USE [ I, T ]

If an object opens, the parts that are folded together move apart, and if you open it, you make the parts that are folded together move apart.

açmak
Shall I open the umbrella?
Open your books at page 22.
START WORK [ I ]

A2 If a shop or office opens at a particular time of day, it starts to do business at that time.

açılmak, açık olmak
What time does the bank open?
COMPUTERS [ T ]

B1 to make a computer document or program ready to be read or used

(bilgisayar dökümanını) açmak, kullanıma sunmak
START OFFICIALLY [ I, T ]

B2 If a business or activity opens, it starts officially for the first time, and if you open it, you make it start officially for the first time.

(yeni iş/iş yeri) açmak, açılmak
That restaurant's new - it only opened last month.
Several shops have opened up in the last year.
MAKE AVAILABLE [ T ]

to allow people to use a road or area

(yol, bölge, alan, saha) açmak, açık tutmak, kullanıma sunmak
They opened up the roads again the day after the flooding.
open an account

to make an arrangement to keep your money with a bank

hesap açmak
Have you opened a bank account yet?
→ See also open the floodgates

(Translation of “open verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)