re·open verb \(ˌ)rē-ˈō-pən, -ˈō-pəm\
: to open again after being closed
: to start (something) again after a period without activity
: to discuss and make changes to (something that had been considered finished) again
a : to take up again : resume <reopen discussion>
b : to resume discussion or consideration of <reopen a contract>
: to open again <school reopens in September>
Examples of REOPEN
- The restaurant will reopen in April.
- I'm sorry, but the store is closed. We reopen at nine on Monday.
- The cut on his knee reopened when he tried to run.
- The company announced plans to reopen its Detroit factory.
- a procedure to reopen a clogged artery
- The district attorney reopened the murder case because new evidence was found.
- He wants the team to reopen his contract.
First Known Use of REOPEN
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