BIDDING: Open 1 Of A Suit With 15-16 Points And A Balanced Hand ( Acol Bridge Crib Sheet #5)

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Open

o•pen pən),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night.
  2. (of a door, gate, window sash, or the like) set so as to permit passage through the opening it can be used to close.
  3. having no means of closing or barring: an open portico.
  4. having the interior immediately accessible, as a box with the lid raised or a drawer that is pulled out.
  5. relatively free of obstructions to sight, movement, or internal arrangement: an open floor plan.
  6. constructed so as to be without cover or enclosure on the top or on some or all sides: an open boat.
  7. having relatively large or numerous spaces, voids, or intervals: an open architectural screen; open ranks of soldiers.
  8. perforated or porous: an open texture.
  9. relatively unoccupied by buildings, fences, trees, etc.: open country.
  10. not covered or closed;
    with certain parts apart: open eyes; open mouth.
  11. without a covering, esp. a protective covering;
    unprotected;
    unenclosed;
    exposed: an open wound; open electrical wires.
  12. extended or unfolded: an open newspaper.
  13. without restrictions as to who may participate: an open competition; an open session.
  14. accessible or available to follow: the only course still open to us.
  15. not taken or filled;
    not preempted;
    available;
    vacant: Which job is open?
  16. ready for or carrying on normal trade or business: The new store is now open. The office is open on Saturdays.
  17. not engaged or committed: Have you any open time on Monday?
  18. accessible, as to appeals, ideas, or offers: to be open to suggestion.
  19. exposed to general view or knowledge;
    existing, carried on, etc., without concealment: open disregard of the rules.
  20. acting publicly or without concealment, as a person.
  21. unreserved, candid, or frank, as persons or their speech, aspect, etc.: an open manner.
  22. generous, liberal, or bounteous: to give with an open hand.
  23. liable or subject: open to question; open to retaliation.
  24. undecided;
    unsettled: several open questions.
  25. without effective or enforced legal, commercial, or moral regulations: an open town.
  26. unguarded by an opponent: an open wide receiver.
  27. noting the part of the sea beyond headlands or enclosing areas of land: to sail on the open seas.
  28. free of ice, as a body of water or a seaport.
  29. free of navigational hazards: an open coast.
  30. (of a seaport) available for foreign trade;
    not closed by government regulations or by considerations of health.
  31. (of a microphone) in operation;
    live.
  32. (of a delimiting punctuation mark) occurring at the beginning of a group of words or characters that is set off, as from surrounding text: open parenthesis; open quotes.Cf.  close (def. 56).
  33. not yet balanced or adjusted, as an account.
  34. not constipated, as the bowels.
    • (of a vowel) articulated with a relatively large opening above the tongue or with a relatively large oral aperture, as the vowel sound of cot compared with that in caught.
    • (of a syllable) ending with a vowel.
    • (of a consonant) continuant (opposed to stopped).
  35. [Ling.](of a class of items) readily admitting new members, as the class of nouns, verbs, or adjectives (opposed to closed).
  36. [Print.]
    • (of type) in outline form.
    • widely spaced or leaded, as printed matter.
    • (of an organ pipe) not closed at the far end.
    • (of a string) not stopped by a finger.
    • (of a note) produced by such a pipe or string or, on a wind instrument, without the aid of a slide, key, etc.
    • (of an interval) containing neither endpoint.
    • (of a set) consisting of points having neighborhoods wholly contained in the set, as the set of points within a circle.
    • (of a map from one topological space to another) having the property that the image of an open set is an open set.
  37. free from frost;
    mild or moderate: an open winter.
  38. (of a female animal) not pregnant.
  39. (of a fabric or weave) so loosely woven that spaces are visible between warp and filling yarns.

v.t. 
  1. to move (a door, window sash, etc.) from a shut or closed position so as to admit of passage.
  2. to render (a doorway, gateway, window, etc.) unobstructed by moving a door, window sash, etc., away from it.
  3. to render the interior of (a box, drawer, etc.) readily accessible.
  4. to clear (a passage, channel, etc.) of obstructions.
  5. to clear (areas or passages in the body).
  6. to give access to;
    make accessible or available, as for use: to open a port for trade.
  7. to establish for business purposes or for public use: to open an office.
  8. to set in action, begin, start, or commence (sometimes fol. by up): to open a campaign.
  9. to uncover, lay bare, or expose to view.
  10. to expand, unfold, or spread out: to open a map.
  11. to make less compact, less closely spaced, or the like: to open ranks.
  12. to disclose, reveal, or divulge.
  13. to render accessible to knowledge, enlightenment, sympathy, etc.: to open one's mind.
  14. to cut, blast, or break into: to open a safe with nitro.
  15. to make or produce (an opening) by cutting or breaking, or by pushing aside or removing obstructions: to open a way through a crowd.
  16. to make an incision or opening in: to open a boil.
    • to recall or revoke (a judgment, decree, etc.) for the purpose of allowing further contest or delay.
    • to make the first statement of (a case) to the court or jury.
  17. [Cards.]to begin a hand by making (the first bid), placing (the first bet), or playing (a given card or suit) as the lead.
  18. to sail (a course) so that the apparent location of a distant fixed object changes with relation to a nearer fixed object (sometimes fol. by out).

v.i. 
  1. to become open, as a door, building, box, or enclosure.
  2. to afford access: a door that opens into a garden.
  3. to have an opening, passage, or outlet: The room opens into a corridor.
  4. (of a building, theater, etc.) to open its doors to the public: The museum opens at one o'clock.
  5. to begin a session or term, as a school.
  6. to begin a season, series of performances, or tour, as a theatrical company: The play will open in Boston.
  7. to begin, start, or commence an activity: The game opened with the national anthem.
  8. to part, or seem to part, so as to allow or reveal a passage: At last the cliffs opened to show us that we were heading for the sea.
  9. to become disclosed or revealed.
  10. to come into view;
    become more visible or plain.
  11. to become receptive to knowledge, sympathy, etc., as the mind.
  12. to disclose or reveal one's knowledge, thoughts, feelings, etc.
  13. to unfold or expand, as a blossom, so as to reveal the interior.
  14. to spread out or expand, as the hand or a fan.
  15. to spread apart or separate, as pages of a book, newspaper, etc.: Open to page 32.
  16. to spread or come apart;
    burst: The wound opened.
  17. to become less compact, less closely spaced, or the like: The ranks began to open.
  18. [Cards.]to make the first bet, bid, or lead in beginning a hand.
  19. [Hunting.](of hounds) to begin to bark, as on the scent of game.
  20. open up: 
    • to become or make open.
    • to expand, esp. before the eye: A breathtaking panorama opened up as we reached the top of the hill.
    • to achieve the initial development of: to open up a business office; to open up trade with China.
    • [Slang.]to increase speed or the speed of (a vehicle).

n. 
  1. an open or clear space.
  2. the open air.
  3. the open water, as of the sea.
  4. an opening or aperture.
  5. an opening or opportunity.
  6. a contest or tournament in which both amateurs and professionals may compete, esp. in golf and tennis.
  7. the open: 
    • the unenclosed or unobstructed country.
    • the outdoors: Vacations in the open are fine for the entire family.
    • the condition of being unconcealed, recognized, or publicly known: The scandal is now out in the open.
open•ly, adv. 
open•ness, n. 

Of

of1  (uv, ov; unstressed əv or, esp. before consonants, ə),USA pronunciation prep. 
  1. (used to indicate distance or direction from, separation, deprivation, etc.): within a mile of the church; south of Omaha; to be robbed of one's money.
  2. (used to indicate derivation, origin, or source): a man of good family; the plays of Shakespeare; a piece of cake.
  3. (used to indicate cause, motive, occasion, or reason): to die of hunger.
  4. (used to indicate material, component parts, substance, or contents): a dress of silk; a book of poems; a package of cheese.
  5. (used to indicate apposition or identity): Is that idiot of a salesman calling again?
  6. (used to indicate specific identity or a particular item within a category): the city of Chicago; thoughts of love.
  7. (used to indicate possession, connection, or association): the king of France; the property of the church.
  8. (used to indicate inclusion in a number, class, or whole): one of us.
  9. (used to indicate the objective relation, the object of the action noted by the preceding noun or the application of a verb or adjective): the ringing of bells; He writes her of home; I'm tired of working.
  10. (used to indicate reference or respect): There is talk of peace.
  11. (used to indicate qualities or attributes): an ambassador of remarkable tact.
  12. (used to indicate a specified time): They arrived of an evening.
  13. [Chiefly Northern U.S.]before the hour of;
    until: twenty minutes of five.
  14. on the part of: It was very mean of you to laugh at me.
  15. in respect to: fleet of foot.
  16. set aside for or devoted to: a minute of prayer.
  17. [Archaic.]by: consumed of worms.

Suit

suit (so̅o̅t),USA pronunciation  n. 
  1. a set of clothing, armor, or the like, intended for wear together.
  2. a set of men's garments of the same color and fabric, consisting of trousers, a jacket, and sometimes a vest.
  3. a similarly matched set consisting of a skirt and jacket, and sometimes a topcoat or blouse, worn by women.
  4. any costume worn for some special activity: a running suit.
  5. a business executive.
  6. the act, the process, or an instance of suing in a court of law;
    legal prosecution;
    lawsuit.
  7. [Cards.]
    • one of the four sets or classes (spades, hearts, diamonds, and clubs) into which a common deck of playing cards is divided.
    • the aggregate of cards belonging to one of these sets held in a player's hand at one time: Spades were his long suit.
    • one of various sets or classes into which less common decks of cards are divided, as lances, hammers, etc., found in certain decks formerly used or used in fortune telling.
  8. suite (defs. 1–3, 5).
  9. the wooing or courting of a woman: She rejected his suit.
  10. the act of making a petition or an appeal.
  11. a petition, as to a person of rank or station.
  12. Also called  set. a complete group of sails for a boat.
  13. one of the seven classes into which a standard set of 28 dominoes may be divided by matching the numbers on half the face of each: a three suit contains the 3-blank, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, and 3-6. Since each such suit contains one of each of the other possible suits, only one complete suit is available per game.
  14. follow suit: 
    • [Cards.]to play a card of the same suit as that led.
    • to follow the example of another: The girl jumped over the fence, and her playmates followed suit.

v.t. 
  1. to make appropriate, adapt, or accommodate, as one thing to another: to suit the punishment to the crime.
  2. to be appropriate or becoming to: Blue suits you very well.
  3. to be or prove satisfactory, agreeable, or acceptable to;
    satisfy or please: The arrangements suit me.
  4. to provide with a suit, as of clothing or armor;
    clothe;
    array.

v.i. 
  1. to be appropriate or suitable;
    accord.
  2. to be satisfactory, agreeable, or acceptable.
  3. suit up, to dress in a uniform or special suit.
suitlike′, adj. 

With

with (with, wiᵺ),USA pronunciation prep. 
  1. accompanied by;
    accompanying: I will go with you. He fought with his brother against the enemy.
  2. in some particular relation to (esp. implying interaction, company, association, conjunction, or connection): I dealt with the problem. She agreed with me.
  3. characterized by or having: a person with initiative.
  4. (of means or instrument) by the use of;
    using: to line a coat with silk; to cut with a knife.
  5. (of manner) using or showing: to work with diligence.
  6. in correspondence, comparison, or proportion to: Their power increased with their number. How does their plan compare with ours?
  7. in regard to: to be pleased with a gift.
  8. (of cause) owing to: to die with pneumonia; to pale with fear.
  9. in the region, sphere, or view of: It is day with us while it is night with the Chinese.
  10. (of separation) from: to part with a thing.
  11. against, as in opposition or competition: He fought with his brother over the inheritance.
  12. in the keeping or service of: to leave something with a friend.
  13. in affecting the judgment, estimation, or consideration of: Her argument carried a lot of weight with the trustees.
  14. at the same time as or immediately after;
    upon: And with that last remark, she turned and left.
  15. of the same opinion or conviction as: Are you with me or against me?
  16. in proximity to or in the same household as: He lives with his parents.
  17. (used as a function word to specify an additional circumstance or condition): We climbed the hill, with Jeff following behind.
  18. in with. See  in (def. 22).
  19. with child, pregnant.
  20. with it: 
    • knowledgeable about, sympathetic to, or partaking of the most up-to-date trends, fashions, art, etc.
    • representing or characterized by the most up-to-date trends, fashions, art, etc.
  21. with that. See  that (def. 10).

And

and (and; unstressed ənd, ən, or, esp. after a homorganic consonant, n),USA pronunciation  conj. 
  1. (used to connect grammatically coordinate words, phrases, or clauses) along or together with;
    as well as;
    in addition to;
    besides;
    also;
    moreover: pens and pencils.
  2. added to;
    plus: 2 and 2 are 4.
  3. then: He read for an hour and went to bed.
  4. also, at the same time: to sleep and dream.
  5. then again;
    repeatedly: He coughed and coughed.
  6. (used to imply different qualities in things having the same name): There are bargains and bargains, so watch out.
  7. (used to introduce a sentence, implying continuation) also;
    then: And then it happened.
  8. [Informal.]to (used between two finite verbs): Try and do it. Call and see if she's home yet.
  9. (used to introduce a consequence or conditional result): He felt sick and decided to lie down for a while. Say one more word about it and I'll scream.
  10. but;
    on the contrary: He tried to run five miles and couldn't. They said they were about to leave and then stayed for two more hours.
  11. (used to connect alternatives): He felt that he was being forced to choose between his career and his family.
  12. (used to introduce a comment on the preceding clause): They don't like each other--and with good reason.
  13. [Archaic.]if: and you please.Cf. an2.
  14. and so forth, and the like;
    and others;
    et cetera: We discussed traveling, sightseeing, and so forth.
  15. and so on, and more things or others of a similar kind;
    and the like: It was a summer filled with parties, picnics, and so on.

n. 
  1. an added condition, stipulation, detail, or particular: He accepted the job, no ands or buts about it.
  2. conjunction (def. 5b).

Hand

hand (hand),USA pronunciation  n. 
  1. the terminal, prehensile part of the upper limb in humans and other primates, consisting of the wrist, metacarpal area, fingers, and thumb.
  2. the corresponding part of the forelimb in any of the higher vertebrates.
  3. a terminal prehensile part, as the chela of a crustacean, or, in falconry, the foot of a falcon.
  4. something resembling a hand in shape or function, as various types of pointers: the hands of a clock.
  5. index (def. 8).
  6. a person employed in manual labor or for general duties;
    worker;
    laborer: a factory hand; a ranch hand.
  7. a person who performs or is capable of performing a specific work, skill, or action: a real hand at geometry.
  8. skill;
    workmanship;
    characteristic touch: a painting that shows a master's hand.
  9. a person, with reference to ability or skill: He was a poor hand at running a business.
  10. a member of a ship's crew: All hands on deck!
  11. Often,  hands. possession or power;
    control, custody, or care: to have someone's fate in one's hands.
  12. a position, esp. one of control, used for bargaining, negotiating, etc.: an action to strengthen one's hand.
  13. means, agency;
    instrumentality: death by his own hand.
  14. assistance;
    aid;
    active participation or cooperation: Give me a hand with this ladder.
  15. side;
    direction: no traffic on either hand of the road.
  16. style of handwriting;
    penmanship: She wrote in a beautiful hand.
  17. a person's signature: to set one's hand to a document.
  18. a round or outburst of applause for a performer: to get a hand.
  19. a promise or pledge, as of marriage: He asked for her hand in marriage.
  20. a linear measure equal to 4 inches (10.2 centimeters), used esp. in determining the height of horses.
  21. [Cards.]
    • the cards dealt to or held by each player at one time.
    • the person holding the cards.
    • a single part of a game, in which all the cards dealt at one time are played.
  22. [Roman Law.]manus (def. 2).
  23. hands, [Manège.]skill at manipulating the reins of a horse: To ride well, one must have good hands.
  24. a bunch, cluster, or bundle of various leaves, fruit, etc., as a bundle of tobacco leaves tied together or a cluster of bananas.
  25. [Mach.]the deviation of a thread or tooth from the axial direction of a screw or gear, as seen from one end looking away toward the other.
    • the position of the hinges of a door, in terms of right and left, as seen from outside the building, room, closet, etc., to which the doorway leads.
    • the position of the hinges of a casement sash, in terms of right and left, from inside the window.
  26. Also called  handle. the fabric properties that can be sensed by touching the material, as resilience, smoothness, or body: the smooth hand of satin.
  27. [Archaic.]a person considered as a source, as of information or of supply.
  28. at first hand, firsthand (def. 1).
  29. at hand: 
    • within reach;
      nearby;
      close by.
    • near in time;
      soon.
    • ready for use: We keep a supply of canned goods at hand.
  30. at second hand, See  second hand (def. 3).
  31. at the hand or  hands of, by the action of;
    through the agency of: They suffered at the hands of their stepfather.
  32. by hand, by using the hands, as opposed to machines;
    manually: lace made by hand.
  33. change hands, to pass from one owner to another;
    change possession: The property has changed hands several times in recent years.
  34. come to hand: 
    • to come within one's reach or notice.
    • to be received;
      arrive: The spring stock came to hand last week.
  35. eat out of one's hand, to be totally submissive to another;
    be very attentive or servile: That spoiled brat has her parents eating out of her hand.
  36. force one's hand, to prompt a person to take immediate action or to reveal his or her intentions: The criticism forced the governor's hand so that he had to declare his support of the tax bill.
  37. from hand to hand, from one person to another;
    through successive ownership or possession: The legendary jewel went from hand to hand.
  38. from hand to mouth, improvidently;
    precariously;
    with nothing in reserve: They looked forward to a time when they would no longer have to live from hand to mouth.
  39. give one's hand on or  upon, to give one's word;
    seal a bargain by or as if by shaking hands: He said the goods would be delivered within a month and gave them his hand on it.
  40. hand and foot: 
    • so as to hinder movement: They tied him hand and foot.
    • slavishly and continually: Cinderella had to wait on her stepsisters hand and foot.
  41. hand and glove, very intimately associated: Several high-ranking diplomats were found to be hand and glove with enemy agents.Also,  hand in glove. 
  42. hand in hand: 
    • with one's hand enclasped in that of another person.
    • closely associated;
      concurrently;
      conjointly: Doctors and nurses work hand in hand to save lives.
  43. hand over fist, speedily;
    increasingly: He owns a chain of restaurants and makes money hand over fist.
  44. hands down: 
    • effortlessly;
      easily: He won the championship hands down.
    • indisputably;
      incontestably: It was hands down the best race I've ever seen.
  45. hands off! don't touch, strike, or interfere! keep away from!: Hands off my stereo!
  46. hands up! hold your hands above your head! give up!
  47. hand to hand, in direct combat;
    at close quarters: The troops fought hand to hand.
  48. have a hand in, to have a share in;
    participate in: It is impossible that she could have had a hand in this notorious crime.
  49. have one's hands full, to have a large or excessive amount of work to handle;
    be constantly busy: The personnel department has its hands full trying to process the growing number of applications.
  50. hold hands, to join hands with another person as a token of affection: They have been seen holding hands in public.
  51. in hand: 
    • under control: He kept the situation well in hand.
    • in one's possession: cash in hand.
    • in the process of consideration or settlement: regarding the matter in hand.
  52. join hands, to unite in a common cause;
    combine: The democracies must join hands in order to survive.
  53. keep one's hand in, to continue to practice: He turned the business over to his sons, but he keeps his hand in it. I just play enough golf to keep my hand in.
  54. lay one's hands on: 
    • to obtain;
      acquire: I wish I could lay my hands on a good used piano.
    • to seize, esp. in order to punish: He wanted to lay his hands on the person who had backed into his car.
    • to impose the hands in a ceremonial fashion, as in ordination: The bishop laid hands on the candidates.
  55. lend or  give a hand, to lend assistance;
    help out: Lend a hand and we'll finish the job in no time.
  56. lift a hand, to exert any effort: She wouldn't lift a hand to help anyone.Also,  lift a finger. 
  57. off one's hands: 
    • out of one's charge or care: Now, with their children grown and off their hands, they will be free to travel.
    • successfully completed;
      finished: The lawyer planned a vacation as soon as the case was off his hands.
  58. on all hands: 
    • by everyone;
      universally: It was decided on all hands to take an excursion.
    • on every side;
      all around: piercing glances on all hands.Also,  on every hand. 
  59. on hand: 
    • in one's possession;
      at one's disposal: cash on hand.
    • about to occur;
      imminent: A change of government may be on hand.
    • present: There were not enough members on hand to constitute a quorum.
  60. on or  upon one's hands, under one's care or management;
    as one's responsibility: He was left with a large surplus on his hands.
  61. on the other hand, from another side or aspect;
    conversely: Itwas an unfortunate experience, but, on the other hand, one can learn from one's mistakes.
  62. out of hand: 
    • beyond control: to let one's temper get out of hand.
    • without delay;
      at once: The crisis obliged him to act out of hand.
    • no longer in process;
      finished: The case has been out of hand for some time.
    • without consideration or deliberation: to reject a proposal out of hand.
  63. shake hands, to clasp another's hand in greeting, congratulation, or agreement: They shook hands on the proposed partnership.
  64. show one's hand, to disclose or display one's true intentions or motives: The impending revolution forced him to show his hand.
  65. sit on one's hands: 
    • to be unenthusiastic or unappreciative;
      fail to applaud: It was a lively show, but the audience sat on its hands.
    • to take no action;
      be passive or hesitant: While he was being beaten, the others sat on their hands.
  66. take a hand in, to take part in;
    participate in: If the strike continues, the government will have to take a hand in the negotiations.
  67. take in hand: 
    • to undertake responsibility for;
      assume charge: When both parents died, an uncle took the youngster in hand.
    • to deal with;
      treat of: We'll take the matter in hand at the next meeting.
  68. throw up one's hands, to admit one's inadequacy, exasperation, or failure;
    despair: When the general received reports of an enemy build-up, he threw up his hands.
  69. tie one's hands, to render one powerless to act;
    thwart: The provisions of the will tied his hands.Also,  have one's hands tied. 
  70. tip one's hand, to reveal one's plans or intentions before the propitious time.
  71. to hand: 
    • within reach;
      accessible or nearby.
    • into one's possession: A search of the attic brought some valuable antiques to hand.
  72. try one's hand (at), to test one's skill or aptitude for: After becoming a successful painter, he decided to try his hand at sculpture.
  73. turn or  put one's hand to, to set to work at;
    busy oneself with: He turned his hand successfully to gardening.
  74. wash one's hands of, to disclaim any further responsibility for;
    renounce interest in or support of: I washed my hands of the entire affair.
  75. with a heavy hand: 
    • with severity;
      oppressively: The law will punish offenders with a heavy hand.
    • in a clumsy manner;
      awkwardly;
      gracelessly: The play was directed with a heavy hand.
  76. with a high hand, in an arrogant or dictatorial manner;
    arbitrarily: He ran the organization with a high hand.

v.t. 
  1. to deliver or pass with or as if with the hand.
  2. to help, assist, guide, etc., with the hand: He handed the elderly woman across the street.
  3. [Naut.]
    • to take in or furl (a sail).
    • to haul on or otherwise handle.
  4. hand down: 
    • to deliver (the decision of a court): The jury handed down a verdict of guilty.
    • to transmit from one to another, esp. to bequeath to posterity: The ring had been handed down from her grandmother.
  5. hand in, to submit;
    present for acceptance: She handed in her term paper after the deadline.
  6. hand in one's checks, [Chiefly Brit.]See  cash (def. 7).
  7. hand it to, [Informal.]to give just credit to;
    pay respect to: You have to hand it to her for getting the work out.
  8. hand off, [Football.]to hand the ball to a member of one's team in the course of a play.
  9. hand on, to transmit;
    pass on to a successor, posterity, etc.: The silver service was handed on to the eldest daughter of the family.
  10. hand out, to give or distribute;
    pass out: People were handing out leaflets on every corner.
  11. hand over: 
    • to deliver into the custody of another.
    • to surrender control of: He handed over his business to his children.

adj. 
  1. of, belonging to, using, or used by the hand.
  2. made by hand.
  3. carried in or worn on the hand.
  4. operated by hand;
    manual.
handlike′, adj. 

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