Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To open or be opened again: Officials reopened the airport after the snow was cleared. Schools reopen in September.
  • transitive v. To take up again or be taken up again; resume.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To open (something) again.
  • v. To open again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To open again.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To open again: as, to reopen a theater.
  • To be opened again; open anew: as, the schools reopen to-day.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. open again or anew

Etymologies

re- +‎ open (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • When you actually stop trading once it's reopen, that is a bit of a problem.

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  • Makes you wonder if this rush to reopen is too much too soon.

    CNN Transcript Sep 15, 2005

  • View It » it went bankrupt anyway. its not like it was going to go bankrupt and close its doors. it would've gone into receivership, worked off what debt it could and reopen, which is what it did. after eating

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  • But while the buyout means that the park - which had been in receivership since February - can reopen, that is a short-term measure, likely to be for three years.

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  • Parliament can only reject or pass the agreement, since the document was officially signed by the two nations and cannot be changed unless negotiations reopen, which is highly unlikely with less than six weeks left before the expiration of the U.N. mandate.

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  • We in the supervisor teams are always having to clean up after their mistakes, and sometimes there isn't anything we can do, such as reopen a debit card they accidentally closed as being lost or stolen, and the customer gets the full force of their incompetence.

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  • He wants to "reopen" trade deals, which is another way of saying he wants to raise the barriers to free trade.

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  • The conclusive interpretation of "reopen", of course, would mean that CircuitCity. com will return as a web-only destination.

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  • Despite the media coverage suggesting that this agreement puts a hard deadline on the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq, many possible developments could "reopen" the question of whether American troops will actually leave Iraq in three years.

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  • After however long it takes to "reopen", the worlds '"values" will not be recognizable, huge gaps will have happened while no one could make portfolio changes.

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