What is another word for opener?

Pronunciation: [ˈə͡ʊpənə] (IPA)

The word "opener" often refers to a tool or device used to open something, or to the first item in a series or sequence. There are a number of synonyms that can be used in place of "opener" to add variety and interest to your writing. For instance, you might use "accessory" to describe an opener that is used to open a bottle or can, or "starter" to describe the first item in a meal or game. Other synonyms for "opener" include "preamble," "prelude," "commencement," "initiator," and "inaugural." Each of these words can be used in different contexts to add depth and nuance to your writing.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Proper noun, singular
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What are the hypernyms for Opener?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Opener?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for opener (as nouns)

    • artifact
      hand tool.

What are the opposite words for opener?

The word "opener" defines something that is used to begin or initiate a process or conversation. Its antonyms can vary depending on the context, but some common ones are "closer," "finisher," or "conclusion." These words describe something that brings a process or conversation to an end, rather than starting it. Another antonym could be "blocker" or "obstacle," which means something that prevents a process or conversation from moving forward. In the context of a bottle opener, its antonyms could be "cap" or "lid," which are the parts of the container that the opener is meant to remove.

What are the antonyms for Opener?

Usage examples for Opener

A half-crown bestowed upon the pew-opener-young men at such times are generous-remedied this difficulty, and in the afternoon he had secured a seat opposite to Helen once again; but the next Sunday she had again changed her place, and no matter how he tried, Helen always avoided his gaze.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn
There was no verger, beadle, pew-opener, or official person of any sort to take action.
"The Pastor's Wife"
Elizabeth von Arnim
The sight was an eye-opener, indeed.
"Botchan (Master Darling)"
Mr. Kin-nosuke Natsume, trans. by Yasotaro Morri

Famous quotes with Opener

  • A real estate closer. Oh, what's that? I'm a real estate opener. What is a real estate closer? You mean at the end where you've got to sign all those papers?
    Louie Anderson
  • The basic story for the opener is that word came through the bar that someone got knifed and killed up on the Moon Walk. It turns out to be one of the quarter regulars that everybody knows, including Maestro and Bone.
    Robert Asprin
  • But I knew that what had happened was an eye-opener not only to the United States but also to Pakistan, who realized that after what has happened on the 11th of September, it was simply impossible to continue to play those games in Afghanistan.
    Lakhdar Brahimi
  • Love is the opener as well as closer of eyes.
    George MacDonald
  • I love things made out of animals. It's just so funny to think of someone saying, 'I need a letter opener. I guess I'll have to kill a deer.
    David Sedaris

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