Free and Open


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Free adjective – Allowing passage without obstruction.
Usage example: make sure the pass is free before you attempt the trip through the mountains this winter

Open is a synonym for free in unrestrained personally topic. In some cases you can use "Open" instead the word "Free" as an adjective or a verb, when it comes to topics like owned, unclose, unobstructed, unencumbered. popular alternative
Nearby Words: freely, freed
Synonyms for Free


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Open adjective – Allowing passage without obstruction.
Usage example: thank you for clearing out the hallway so that it's open again

Free is a synonym for open in clear topic. You can use "Free" instead the word "Open" as an adjective or a verb, if it concerns topics such as owned, available, unfastened, unclose. popular alternative
Nearby Words: opening, openness, opened, opener
Synonyms for Open

Things that words describes

people free people open people
hand free hand open hand
time free time open time
space free space open space
Other nouns: games.

Common collocations

way free way open way

Both words in one sentence

  • Flower Motifs Arikawa's birth flower is apparently the rose-gold pussy willow, which characterizes him as honest, open and free.
    Source: Flower Motifs
  • Useful Notes / UNIX Hurd was to be a completely free and open kernel, a hybrid between a Microkernel and a Monolithic kernel based on the Mach kernel layout of BSD.
  • Einstein Hair Ditto computer science, especially programmers involved in free and open source software.
    Source: Einstein Hair
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