, v. i. 1. To unclose; to form a hole, breach, or gap; to be unclosed; to be parted.
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The earth opened and swallowed up Dathan, and covered the company of Abiram.
Ps. cvi. 17.
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2. To expand; to spread out; to be disclosed; as, the harbor opened to our view.
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3. To begin; to commence; as, the stock opened at par; the battery opened upon the enemy.
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4. (Sporting) To bark on scent or view of the game.
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