What does openness mean?

Definitions for openness
open·ness

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word openness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. openness(noun)

    without obstructions to passage or view

    "the openness of the prairies"

  2. openness, nakedness(noun)

    characterized by an attitude of ready accessibility (especially about one's actions or purposes); without concealment; not secretive

  3. receptiveness, receptivity, openness(noun)

    willingness or readiness to receive (especially impressions or ideas)

    "he was testing the government's receptiveness to reform"; "this receptiveness is the key feature in oestral behavior, enabling natural mating to occur"; "their receptivity to the proposal"

Wiktionary

  1. openness(Noun)

    Accommodating attitude or opinion, as in receptivity to new ideas, behaviors, cultures, peoples, environments, experiences, etc., different from the familiar, conventional, traditional, or one's own.

  2. openness(Noun)

    The degree to which a person, group, organization, institution, or society exhibits this liberal attitude or opinion.

  3. openness(Noun)

    degree of accessibility to view, use, and modify computer code in a shared environment with legal rights generally held in common and preventing proprietary restrictions on the right of others to continue viewing, using, modifying and sharing that code.

  4. openness(Noun)

    The degree to which a system operates with distinct boundaries across which exchange occurs capable of inducing change in the system while maintaining the boundaries themselves.

Freebase

  1. Openness

    Openness may also refer to a very general philosophical position from which some individuals and organizations operate, often highlighted by a decision-making process recognizing communal management by distributed stakeholders rather than a centralized authority. Openness could be a synonym of : ⁕Open system : Openness to experience, wiki, direct democracy, open spirituality, respect for all other beings, etc. ⁕Transparency : openness in a utilitarian view : economical openness, open economic or politic data, etc.

How to pronounce openness?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say openness in sign language?

  1. openness

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of openness in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of openness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of openness in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Morales:

    My program in a nutshell: complete openness.

  2. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    We'll hear the American proposition, hear it fairly and with openness.

  3. Nadine Schoen:

    Facebook needs to show more openness and transparency when dealing with user data.

  4. John Henault:

    Openness and transparency in the market should show the structural flaw in the RFS.

  5. Stuart Gulliver:

    Rather, I would expect management to acknowledge an openness to further restructuring.

Images & Illustrations of openness

  1. opennessopennessopennessopennessopenness

Popularity rank by frequency of use

openness#10000#18813#100000

Translations for openness

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for openness »

Translation

Find a translation for the openness definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these openness definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"openness." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 7 Dec. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/openness>.

Are we missing a good definition for openness? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for openness:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.