What does opened mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. open, openedadjective

    used of mouth or eyes

    "keep your eyes open"; "his mouth slightly opened"

  2. openedadjective

    made open or clear

    "the newly opened road"

  3. open, openedadjective

    not sealed or having been unsealed

    "the letter was already open"; "the opened package lay on the table"


  1. OpenEd

    OpenEd is an online catalog of educational assessments, homework assignments, videos, games and lesson plans aligned to every Common Core standard and several other standards, and includes the only open source formative item bank. The site offers the ability for teachers to assign resources to their students online, letting students take assessments, do homework etc. on their own computers or tablets. Assignments done online are graded automatically and presented to the teacher in a mastery chart. OpenEd's slogan mentions "assessment to instruction" meaning, formative assessments given on OpenEd can access OpenEd's large catalog on a per student basis to recommend the right resource to each student individually. The company has stated that functionality of searching the site and most of its resources are free and will continue to be free going forward. However, the company is also distributing premium content from publishers such as Pearson and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to teachers for $9.95 per month.Currently 450,000 teachers or about 15% of all USA teachers are registered users. Recently, the company has been providing its resources with alignments to other tech companies. The API for finding standard and skill-aligned resources is used by ed tech leaders such as ACT (test), Pearson PLC, Pacific Metrics and many more.


  1. opened

    "Opened" typically refers to the act, state, or condition of physically or metaphorically removing or lifting a barrier, closure, or seal to gain access or entry to something that was previously shut, closed, or concealed.

Editors Contribution

  1. openedverb

    Verb form of the word open.

    They opened the food and shared it equally.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'opened' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #840

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'opened' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1483

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opened in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opened in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of opened in a Sentence

  1. Stephen Mills:

    We wanted to check out what the community has to offer, the museum was actually closed on the day we were there, but we managed to track down one of the volunteers, Tom Kibblewhite, who opened it for us and showed us around.

  2. Emmanuel Macron:

    There are plenty of ways of ensuring the law is respected ... and also ensuring that geolocation systems are more open to all, nobody has exclusive rights to such systems and they must be opened to taxi drivers. That's what I plan to put on the table and hope to discuss within the next two weeks with representatives of the sector as a whole.

  3. Georges Benjamin:

    Make sure that your flue is properly opened and clean to make sure that smoke doesn't come back in the home but goes properly up the flue, when the fire is out, you should of course close the flue because it's like having an open window.

  4. Suresh Kuchipudi:

    This sort of opened up the possibility that, like the previous variants, omicron can and has spilled over into animals, so therefore we need to continue to monitor.

  5. Getty Images:

    As Im looking for the bathroom I walked by and thereweredoors opened to offices. I lookedin and saw it was Nancy Pelosis office, i sat down here in my desk. Im a taxpayer. Im a patriot.Thatainther desk we loaned her that desk.

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