information that has become public; "all the reports were out in the open"; "the facts had been brought to the surface"
accessible to all; "open season"; "an open economy"
afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace"
a tournament in which both professionals and amateurs may play
not sealed or having been unsealed; "the letter was already open"; "the opened package lay on the table"
begin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals, etc.; "He opened the meeting with a long speech"
ready for business; "the stores are open"
where the air is unconfined; "he wanted to get outdoors a little"; "the concert was held in the open air"; "camping in the open"
not brought to a conclusion; subject to further thought; "an open question"; "our position on this bill is still undecided"; "our lawsuit is still undetermined"
start to operate or function or cause to sta
a particular instance of selling; "he has just made his first sale"; "they had to complete the sale before the banks closed"
the general activity of selling; "they tried to boost sales"; "laws limit the sale of handguns"
an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale"
an agreement (or contract) in which property is transferred from the seller (vendor) to the buyer (vendee) for a fixed price in money (paid or agreed to be paid by the buyer); "the salesman faxed the sales agreement to his home office"
the state of being purchasable; offered or exhibited for selling; "you'll find vitamin C for sale at most pharmacies"; "the new line of cars will soon be on sale"