Meaning of OPENING in English

OPENING

I . a.

First, commencing, introductory, initiatory.

II . n.

1.

Aperture, hole, orifice, perforation, breach, chasm, cleft, gap, fissure, rent, rift, flaw.

2.

Beginning, commencement, dawn, first appearance.

3.

Opportunity, chance, vacancy.

Soule. Dictionary of English synonyms.      Словарь английских синонимов.