Hyphenation of opening

Wondering how to hyphenate the English word opening? This word can be hyphenated and contains 2 syllables as shown below.


Definitions of opening:

An open or empty space in or between things
There was a small opening between the trees The explosion made a gap in the wall
A ceremony accompanying the start of some enterprise
Becoming open or being made open
The opening of his arms was the sign I was waiting for
The first performance (as of a theatrical production)
The opening received good critical reviews
The act of opening something
The ray of light revealed his cautious opening of the door
Opportunity especially for employment or promotion
There is an opening in the sales department
The initial part of the introduction
The opening established the basic theme
A possible alternative
Bankruptcy is always a possibility
An aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity
The orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart
A vacant or unobstructed space that is man-made
They left a small opening for the cat at the bottom of the door
An entrance equipped with a hatch
Especially a passageway between decks of a ship
A recognized sequence of moves at the beginning of a game of chess
He memorized all the important chess openings
The first of a series of actions
First or beginning
The memorable opening bars of Beethoven's Fifth The play's opening scene

Synonyms of opening:

adj opening, beginning, first, inaugural, initiative, initiatory, first, maiden, introductory, starting
noun gap, space
noun ceremony, ceremonial, ceremonial occasion, observance
nounchange of integrity
nounopening night, curtain raising, start
noun motion, movement, move, motility
noun opportunity, chance
noun introduction
noun possibility, possible action, option, alternative, choice
noun orifice, porta, passage, passageway
noun artifact, artefact
noun hatchway, scuttle, entrance, entranceway, entryway, entry, entree
nounfirst step, initiative, opening move, beginning, start, commencement

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