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[oh-puh n-end]
  1. of, relating to, or like an open-end investment company.
  2. open-ended(def 2).
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Origin of open-end

First recorded in 1905–10
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for open-end

Historical Examples

  • Open-end wrench for use in removing taper lugs from terminals.

    The Automobile Storage Battery

    O. A. Witte

  • The thought of the observation car, with its open-end vestibule gave Jane a little shiver.

    Jane Allen: Center

    Edith Bancroft

  • Joe could count up to any number now, and he seemed actually to understand the open-end nature of our system of enumeration.

    The Test Colony

    Winston Marks