reopen


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re·o·pen

 (rē-ō′pən)
tr. & intr.v. re·o·pened, re·o·pen·ing, re·o·pens
1. To open or be opened again: Officials reopened the airport after the snow was cleared. Schools reopen in September.
2. To take up again or be taken up again; resume.

reopen

(riːˈəʊpən)
vb
to open or cause to open again

re•o•pen

(riˈoʊ pən)

v.t., v.i.
1. to open again.
2. to resume.
[1725–35]

reopen


Past participle: reopened
Gerund: reopening

Imperative
reopen
reopen
Present
I reopen
you reopen
he/she/it reopens
we reopen
you reopen
they reopen
Preterite
I reopened
you reopened
he/she/it reopened
we reopened
you reopened
they reopened
Present Continuous
I am reopening
you are reopening
he/she/it is reopening
we are reopening
you are reopening
they are reopening
Present Perfect
I have reopened
you have reopened
he/she/it has reopened
we have reopened
you have reopened
they have reopened
Past Continuous
I was reopening
you were reopening
he/she/it was reopening
we were reopening
you were reopening
they were reopening
Past Perfect
I had reopened
you had reopened
he/she/it had reopened
we had reopened
you had reopened
they had reopened
Future
I will reopen
you will reopen
he/she/it will reopen
we will reopen
you will reopen
they will reopen
Future Perfect
I will have reopened
you will have reopened
he/she/it will have reopened
we will have reopened
you will have reopened
they will have reopened
Future Continuous
I will be reopening
you will be reopening
he/she/it will be reopening
we will be reopening
you will be reopening
they will be reopening
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reopening
you have been reopening
he/she/it has been reopening
we have been reopening
you have been reopening
they have been reopening
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reopening
you will have been reopening
he/she/it will have been reopening
we will have been reopening
you will have been reopening
they will have been reopening
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reopening
you had been reopening
he/she/it had been reopening
we had been reopening
you had been reopening
they had been reopening
Conditional
I would reopen
you would reopen
he/she/it would reopen
we would reopen
you would reopen
they would reopen
Past Conditional
I would have reopened
you would have reopened
he/she/it would have reopened
we would have reopened
you would have reopened
they would have reopened
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reopen - open again or anew; "They reopened the theater"
open, open up - cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"

reopen

verb open again, resume, restart, begin again, recommence, continue, go on, proceed, carry on, reinstitute, take up or pick up where you left off There was a call to reopen the investigation
1. open again The Theatre Royal will reopen in November.

reopen

verb
To begin or go on after an interruption:
Translations

reopen

[ˈriːˈəʊpən]
A. VT
1. [+ shop, theatre, border, route] → volver a abrir, reabrir
2. [+ negotiations, relations, investigation, debate] → reanudar
to reopen a case [police] → reabrir un caso; [prosecutor, judge] → revisar un proceso
to reopen old woundsreabrir viejas heridas
B. VI [shop, theatre] → volverse a abrir; [negotiations] → reanudarse
school reopens on the 8thel nuevo curso comienza el día 8

reopen

[riˈəʊpən]
vt
[+ shop, business, airport] → rouvrir
(= resume) [+ negotiations, debate, talks] → rouvrir
(= start investigating again) [+ inquiry, case] → rouvrir
to reopen old wounds → rouvrir de vieilles blessures
vi [shop, business, airport] → rouvrir

reopen

vtwieder öffnen, wieder aufmachen; school, shop, theatre, fight, hostilitieswieder eröffnen; debate, discussion, negotiationswieder aufnehmen; (Jur) casewieder aufrollen, wieder aufnehmen
viwieder aufgehen; (shop, theatre etc)wieder eröffnen or aufmachen; (school after holidays, negotiations)wieder beginnen; (case)wieder aufgerollt werden; (wound)wieder aufgehen

reopen

[ˌriːˈəʊpn]
1. vt (gen) → riaprire; (discussion, hostilities) → riaprire, riprendere
2. viriaprirsi

reopen

v. volver a abrir, abrir de nuevo.
References in classic literature ?
But it was to tell of other matters that I reopen this book and once more take up my pen--matters so near to my heart that I shrink from writing of them, and am half afraid that the attempt may prove too hard for me after all, and my book end on a broken cry of pain.
"When I had somewhat recovered from the dazing effect of the transition from uproar to silence, my first impulse was to reopen the door which I had closed, and from the knob of which I was not conscious of having removed my hand; I felt it distinctly, still in the clasp of my fingers.
It is thus that a wounded man trembles instinctively at the approach of the finger to his wound until it be healed, but Villefort's was one of those that never close, or if they do, only close to reopen more agonizing than ever.
"He hears nothing more remarkable than that a person visiting him, who is interested in the case, refuses to accept the verdict at the Macallan Trial as a final verdict, and proposes to reopen the inquiry.
Your Honour, I move that the judgment of the Court be set aside and the case reopened."
His health was better in the winter, but last spring his wound reopened and the doctor said he ought to go away for a cure.
For months afterwards, I every day settled the question finally in the negative, and reopened and reargued it next morning.
Without doubt, while looking towards the heavens, resuming his marvelous dream, he repassed by the same road by which the vision, at once so terrible and sweet, had led him before; for after having gently closed his eyes, he reopened them and began to smile: he had just seen Raoul, who had smiled upon him.
Alexey Alexandrovitch smiled coldly, with his lips alone, meaning to signify to her and himself the firmness of his conviction; but this warm defense, though it could not shake him, reopened his wound.
She watched Nutty with a cold and uninterested eye as he opened his mouth feebly, shut it again and reopened it; and then when it became apparent that these manoeuvres were about to result in speech, she left him and walked quickly down the drive again.
"We can't possibly stay here," I said; and as I spoke the firing reopened for a moment upon the common.
A burst of laughter resounded from the other side of the ill- closed door, and the door reopened.