End and Open

End

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End verb – To bring (an event) to a natural or appropriate stopping point.
Usage example: let's end the meeting with a short prayer

Open is an antonym for end in bring to an end topic.
Nearby Words: ending, ended, endless
Antonyms for End

Open

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Open verb – To take the first step in (a process or course of action).
Usage example: we will open the proceedings tomorrow with a short ceremony

End is an antonym for open in topics: begin, start, clear.
Nearby Words: opening, openness, opened, opener
Antonyms for Open
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Common collocations

show end show open show
episode end episode open episode
way end way open way

Both words in one sentence

  • Part 2 uses the intro to Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik to open and end the song.
  • Until the Webcomics review, all episodes would open and end with a short clip of two random songs that tied in with the review or game's content.
  • Film / Blood Diamond Fire-Forged Friends: Danny and Solomon are rather open about the fact that they're simply using each other as a means to an end at the start of the film, but become this by the end.
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Open and End. (2016). Retrieved 2022, May 21, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/end/open
End & Open. N.p., 2016. Web. 21 May. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/end/open>.
Open or End. 2016. Accessed May 21, 2022. https://thesaurus.plus/related/end/open.

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