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ἀνοίγνυμι open doors, etc., ἀναοίγεσκον κληῖδα they tried to put back the bolt so as to open the door, Il.; πύλας, θύραν ἀν., Aesch., Ar. undo, open, πῶμ᾽ ἀνέωιγε took off the cover and opened it, Il.; metaph., ἀνοίξαντι κληῖδα φρενῶν Eur.; ἀν. οἶνον to tap it, Theocr. lay open, unfold, disclose, Soph. nautical term, absol. to get into the open sea, get clear of land, Xen.
II.Pass. to be open, stand open, of doors, Hdt., Plat.; κόλποι δ᾽ ἀλλήλων ἀνοιγόμενοι opening one into another, Plut.

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