Synonyms and Antonyms of opening
a favorable combination of circumstances, time, and place
- The talk show host's usual modus operandi is to talk over his guests, thereby denying them an opening to articulate their positions.
a place in a surface allowing passage into or through a thing
- An opening in the roof is letting rain drip inside.
breach, break, chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, cut, fissure, gash, notch, rent, rift, rupture, slash, slit, split, tear
exit, mouth, outlet, pore, vent
entrance, inlet, intake
pinhole, pinprick, punch, puncture
airhole, armhole, buttonhole, keyhole, knothole, peephole, pothole, wormhole
an open space in a barrier (as a wall or hedge)
- The rabbit found a little opening in the bushes and darted through it.
breach, break, discontinuity, gap, gulf, hiatus, hole, interstice, interval, rent, rift, separation, void
chink, cleft, crack, cranny, crevice, fissure
notch, slit, slot, split
abyss, aperture, cavity, chasm, gape, orifice
fracture, rupture, severance, sundering