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Cras amet qui numquam amavit quique amavit cras amet → May he love tomorrow who has never loved before; And may he who has loved, love tomorrow as well
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sincere, frank: P. and V. ἁπλοῦς, ἐλεύθερος, P. ἐλευθέριος.

of things, free, open to all: P. and V. κοινός.

open to all-comers: V. πάγξενος (Sophocles, Fragment).

as opposed to secret: P. and V. ἐμφανής, φανερός. P. προφανής; see manifest.

confessed: P. ὁμολογούμενος.

of country, treeless: P. ψιλός.

flat: P. ὁμαλός.

of a door, gate, etc.: P. and V. ἀνεωγμένος (Euripides, Hippolytus 56), V. ἀνασπαστός (Sophocles, Antigone 1186).

unlocked: P. and V. ἄκλῃστος.

unfenced: P. ἄερκτος (Lys.).

of space, as opposed to shut in: P. and V. καθαρός.

in the open air: use adj., P. and V. ὑπαίθριος, V. αἴθριος (Sophocles, Fragment), also P. ἐν ὑπαίθρῳ.

live in the open: P. θυραυλεῖν, ἐν καθαρῷ οἰκεῖν.

open boat: P. πλοῖον ἀστέγαστον.

open order, march in open order: P. ὄρθιοι πορεύεσθαι (Xen.).

the open sea, substantive: P. and V. πέλαγος, τό.

in the open sea: use adj., P. and V. πελάγιος, P. μετέωρος.

keep in the open sea, v.: P. μετεωρίζεσθαι.

open space, substantive: P. εὐρυχωρία, ἡ.

wishing to attack in the open: P. βουλόμενος ἐν τῇ εὐρυχωρίᾳ ἐπιθέσθαι (Thuc. 2. 83).

exposed: P. and V. γυμνός; see exposed.

undecided: P. ἄκριτος.

it is an open question, v.: P. ἀμφισβητεῖται.

open to, liable to: P. ἔνοχος (dat.).

we say you will lay yourself open to these charges: P. ταύταις φαμέν σε ταῖς αἰτίαις ἐνέξεσθαι (Plato, Crito, 52A).

be open to, admit of v.: P. and V. ἔχειν (acc.), P. ἐνδέχεσθαι (acc.).

be open to a charge of: P. and V. ὀφλισκάνειν (acc.).

open to (conviction): use P. and V. ῥᾴδιος (πείθειν).

open to doubt: P. ἀμφισβητήσιμος; see doubtful.

it is open to, (allowable to), v.: P. and V. ἔξεστι (dat.), ἔνεστι (dat.), πάρεστι (dat.), πάρα (dat.), παρέχει (dat.), Ar. and P. ἐκγίγνεται (dat.), ἐγγίγνεται (dat.), P. ἐγχωρεῖ (dat.).

get oneself into trouble with one's eyes open: P. εἰς προὖπτον κακὸν αὑτὸν ἐμβαλεῖν (Dem. 32).

verb transitive

P. and V. ἀνοιγνύναι, ἀνοίγειν, διοιγνύναι, διοίγειν, V. οἰγνύναι, οἴγειν, ἀναπτύσσειν.

keys opened the gates without mortal hand: V. κλῇδες δ' ἀνῆκαν θύρετρ' ἄνευ θνητῆς χερός (Euripides, Bacchae 448).

open a little way: Ar. and V. παροιγνύναι, παροίγειν.

unfasten: P. and V. λύω, λύειν. Ar. and V. χαλᾶν (rare P.).

open (eyes or mouth): P. and V. λύω, λύειν, V. οἴγειν, ἐκλύειν.

he said no word in protest nor even opened his lips: P. οὐκ ἀντεῖπεν οὐδὲ διῆρε τὸ στόμα (Dem. 375 and 405).

open (a letter): P. and V. λύω, λύειν (Thuc. 1, 132).

open (a letter) secretly: P. ὑπανοίγειν.

open old sores: P. ἑλκοποιεῖν (absol.).

open (a vein): P. σχάζειν (Xen.).

begin, start: P. and V. ἄρχειν (gen.); see begin.

open a case (in law): P. and V. εἰσάγειν δίκην.

disclose: P. and V. ἀποκαλύπτειν, V. διαπτύσσειν (Plato also but rare P.), ἀναπτύσσειν, ἀνοίγειν, Ar. and V. ἐκκαλύπτειν; see disclose.

if I shall open my heart to my present husband: V. εἰ… πρὸς τὸν παρόντα πόσιν ἀναπτύξω φρένα. (Euripides, Troades 657).

verb intransitive P. and V. ἀνοίγνυσθαι, ἀνοίγεσθαι, διοίγνυσθαι, διοίγεσθαι.

begin: P. and V. ἄρχεσθαι.

a room having its entrance opening to the light: P. οἴκησις… ἀναπεπταμένην πρὸς τὸ φῶς τὴν εἴσοδον ἔχουσα (Plato, Republic 514A).

open up (a country): P. and V. ἡμεροῦν; see clear.