Opening


Opening
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Opening->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ hole
hole
foramen
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ puncture
puncture
perforation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fontanel
fontanel
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ transforation
transforation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ pinhole
pinhole
keyhole
loophole
porthole
peephole
mousehole
pigeonhole
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ eye of a needle
eye of a needle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ eyelet
eyelet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ slot
slot
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ opening
opening
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ aperture
aperture
apertness
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hiation
hiation
yawning
oscitancy
dehiscence
patefaction|
pandiculation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ chasm
chasm
&c.(interval) 198
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ embrasure
embrasure
window
casement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ abatjour
abatjour
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ light
light
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ sky light
sky light
fan light
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ lattice
lattice
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ bay window
bay window
bow window
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ oriel
oriel
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ dormer
dormer
lantern
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ outlet
outlet
inlet
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ vent
vent
vomitory
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ embouchure
embouchure
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ orifice
orifice
mouth
sucker
muzzle
throat
gullet
weasand
wizen
nozzle
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ placket
placket
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ portal
portal
porch
gate
ostiary|
postern
wicket
trapdoor
hatch
door
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ arcade
arcade
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ cellarway
cellarway
driveway
gateway
doorway
hatchway
gangway
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ lich gate
lich gate
GRP: \\ N \\ 6
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ way
way
path
&c. 627
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ thoroughfare
thoroughfare
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ channel
channel
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ passage
passage
passageway
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ tube
tube
pipe
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ water pipe
water pipe
&c. 350
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ air pipe
air pipe
&c. 351
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ vessel
vessel
tubule
canal
gut
fistula
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ adjutage
adjutage
ajutage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ ostium
ostium
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ smokestack
smokestack
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ chimney
chimney
flue
tap
funnel
gully
tunnel
main
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ mine
mine
pit
adit
shaft
Sgm: \\ N \\ 6 \\ gallery
gallery
GRP: \\ N \\ 7
Sgm: \\ N \\ 7 \\ alley
alley
aisle
glade
vista
GRP: \\ N \\ 8
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ bore
bore
caliber
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ pore
pore
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ blind orifice
blind orifice
Sgm: \\ N \\ 8 \\ fulgurite
fulgurite
thundertube
GRP: \\ N \\ 9
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ porousness
porousness
porosity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ sieve
sieve
cullender
colander
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ cribble
cribble
riddle
screen
Sgm: \\ N \\ 9 \\ honeycomb
honeycomb
GRP: \\ N \\ 10
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ apertion
apertion
perforation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ piercing
piercing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 10 \\ terebration
terebration
empalement
pertusion|
puncture
acupuncture
penetration
GRP: \\ N \\ 11
Sgm: \\ N \\ 11 \\ opener
opener
key
master key
passe-partout
PARAG:Opening->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ open
open
ope
gape
yawn
bilge
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ fly open
fly open
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ perforate
perforate
pierce
empierce|
tap
bore
drill
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ mine
mine
&c.(scoop out) 252
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ tunnel
tunnel
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ transpierce
transpierce
transfix
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ enfilade
enfilade
impale
spike
spear
gore
spit
stab
pink
puncture
lance
stick
prick
riddle
punch
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ stave in
stave in
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cut a passage through
cut a passage through
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make way for
make way for
make room for
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ uncover
uncover
unclose
unrip
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ lay open
lay open
cut open
rip open
throw open
PARAG:Opening->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ open
open
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ perforated
perforated
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ perforate
perforate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wide open
wide open
ajar
unclosed
unstopped
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oscitant
oscitant
gaping
yawning
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ patent
patent
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ tubular
tubular
cannular
fistulous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ pervious
pervious
permeable
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ foraminous
foraminous
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ vesicular
vesicular
vasicular
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ porous
porous
follicular
cribriform
honeycombed
infundibular
riddled
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ tubulous
tubulous
tubulated
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ piped
piped
tubate
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ opening
opening
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ aperient
aperient
PARAG:Opening->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ open sesame
open sesame
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