verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to start again; resume:
to reopen an argument; to reopen an attack.
to open or cause to open again
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If members enter afterwards and it is desired to reopen the polls it can be done by a majority vote.
If for any reason it is desired to reopen nominations it may be done by a majority vote.
So let us reject any among us who seek to reopen old wounds and to rekindle old hatreds.
Hopefully, a means will be found to reopen it in the near future.
Most cinemas closed, as did this one, though it has plans to expand and reopen.
Tie the twine in a small bow so that you can reopen the beanbag to add more stuffing if needed.
They sleep on a mezzanine, under a ceiling splotched by a century of water stains-yellow scabs that sometimes reopen.
Maybe they can renew their activities and reopen their parties.
Plans call for the restaurant to reopen within two years, in a better location downtown, with the original interior.
US law allows a new owner to renegotiate existing contracts after a purchase, even to reopen collective bargaining.
It constricts cerebral blood vessels, and when they reopen, you get a throbbing headache.
Many campuses closed temporarily in order to dampen the student anger, and some didn't reopen until the fall.
They will probably never reopen, and the lives of the others are likely to be shortened.
Oil refineries began to reopen and oil depots were forcibly unblocked on government orders.
Slowly fear has dissipated and the market has begun to reopen.
They may render big chunks of the capital stock obsolete: many idle car factories, for example, may never reopen.
The company is not sure when the factory will reopen.
Two of the big operators are expanding capacity, unfazed by the idea that the border may eventually reopen.
Such was the fuss that a fortnight ago the government told the director of public prosecutions to reopen the prosecution.
It was allowed to reopen after putting tighter controls in place on the publication of politically sensitive pieces.
Indeed, a failure may reopen the question of its forming a new government at all, and perhaps signal a fresh election instead.
Firms had cut production to below the level of sales in order to shed excess inventories, so now they need to reopen factories.
It's a new chapter in a pr nightmare for the president, and it will certainly reopen the wound.
Any party may file a motion to reopen the record at any time after the close of the record and before entry of the final order.