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Synonyms for opening

Synonyms for opening

an open space allowing passage

a favorable or advantageous combination of circumstances

Synonyms for opening

a ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise

becoming open or being made open

the first performance (as of a theatrical production)

the act of opening something

opportunity especially for employment or promotion

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the initial part of the introduction

a possible alternative

an entrance equipped with a hatch

a recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess

first or beginning

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At this moment a shadow passed rapidly before the opening; Dantes seized his gun, sprang through the opening, and mounted the stair.
At last we reached a large and handsome building of bamboos, and were by signs told to enter it, the natives opening a lane for us through which to pass; on entering without ceremony, we threw our exhausted frames upon the mats that covered the floor.
Suddenly, Raoul remembered something about a gate opening into the Rue Scribe, an underground passage running straight to the Rue Scribe from the lake.
But, seeking carefully, Captain Nemo soon found a narrow opening, through which he boldly slipped, knowing, however, that it would close behind him.
Here is shelter for one at least, John Carter," he said, and, glancing down, I saw an opening in the base of the tree about three feet in diameter.
Cautiously opening the gate the fellow peered carefully along the wall upon the outside in the direction from which he had come.