adjective, verb (used with or without object), oped, op·ing. Literary.
Examples from the Web for ope
Contemporary Examples of ope
A spokesman affirmed: “This meeting, like most OPE meetings, is closed to press and off the record.”White House's Transgender Meeting
April 30, 2011
Historical Examples of ope
You 've often told me I treat you badly—well I 'ope you 'll be glad when I 'm gone.The Silver Box (First Series Plays)
I 'ope you'll excuse the liberty, but I did laugh, and I won't say but I shed a few tears too.The Christian
There is such a thing, sir, I 'ope, as Libbaty of Conscience.Two Sides of the Face
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
You were born for a mansion, an' I 'ope you'll always 'ave one to live in.'Sarah's School Friend
Yet how can I ope the door to you—at night—he not at home—I alone?The Phantom Ship
short for open (adj.), early 13c. "not closed; not hidden;" originally as awake is from awaken, etc. As a verb from mid-15c. Middle English had ope-head "bare-headed" (c.1300).