Translation of "open" - English-Portuguese dictionary


adjective uk /ˈəʊ·pən/ us /ˈoʊ·pən/

A2 not closed or fastened

an open door
Is there an open bottle of water?

A1 A shop or business is open during the time it can do business.

Most shops are open on Sundays.

B1 An open area of land has no buildings on it or near it.

verb uk /ˈəʊ·pən/ us /ˈoʊ·pən/

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

Could you open the window?
Open your eyes.

A1 If something opens, it changes to a position that is not closed.

The gate won’t open, so we can’t get in.

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

Come on, open your present!
I can’t open this bottle.

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

What time does the bank open?

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

First, open the file called Statistics.

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

That restaurant’s new – it only opened last month.
The new hospital will be opened by the mayor.

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(Translation of “open” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)