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Another word for opening

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Noun
  1. An open space allowing passage

      1. Forceful expression or release of pent-up thoughts or feelings:
      2. An opening permitting the escape of fumes, a liquid, a gas, or steam.
      3. The small hole at the breech of a gun through which the charge is ignited.
      1. A passage for escape or exit; a vent.
      2. A means of release or gratification, as for energies, drives, or desires:
      3. A stream that flows out of a lake or pond.
      1. An opening, especially to a cavity or passage of the body; a mouth or vent.
      1. The body opening through which an animal takes in food.
      2. The cavity lying at the upper end of the digestive tract, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in humans and certain other vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth.
      3. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech.
      1. A hollowed place in something solid; a cavity or pit:
      2. An opening or perforation:
      3. An opening in a defensive formation, such as the area of a baseball infield between two adjacent fielders.
      1. An opening, such as a hole, gap, or slit.
      2. A usually adjustable opening in an optical instrument, such as a camera or telescope, that limits the amount of light passing through a lens or onto a mirror.
      3. The diameter of such an opening, often expressed as an f-number.
    See also:

    open

  2. The initial stage of a developmental process

    See also:

    start

  3. The act or process of bringing or being brought into existence

    See also:

    start

  4. A favorable or advantageous combination of circumstances

      1. The firing or discharge of a weapon, such as a gun.
      2. The distance over which something is shot; the range.
      3. An attempt to hit a target with a projectile:
      1. A favorable or advantageous circumstance or combination of circumstances.
      2. A chance for progress or advancement, as in a career.
      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability:
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    luck

Another word for opening

Modifier
      1. First or highest in rank or importance; principal.
      2. Occurring first in time or sequence; earliest:
      3. Of or relating to primary schools.
      1. The act or process of bringing or being brought into being; a start:
      2. The time when something begins or is begun:
      3. The place where something begins or is begun:
      1. Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
      2. Designating the first letter or letters of a word.
      3. The first letter of a proper name.
    See also:

    first

Noun
  1. A hole

      1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
      3. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
      1. To break without complete separation of parts:
      2. To break or snap apart:
      3. To make a sharp snapping sound:
      1. To cause to separate into pieces suddenly or violently; smash.
      2. To divide into pieces, as by bending or cutting:
      3. To separate into components or parts:
    See also:

    hole

  2. An opportunity

      1. An event or happening, or the time of an event or happening:
      2. A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
      3. A favorable or appropriate time or juncture:
      1. the quality or condition of being available
      2. an available person or thing
      1. The unknown and unpredictable element in happenings that seems to have no assignable cause.
      2. A force assumed to cause events that cannot be foreseen or controlled; luck:
      3. The likelihood of something happening; possibility or probability: