OP

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See also: -öp, op, Op, óp, op., Op., and ор

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation

Noun[edit]

OP (countable and uncountable, plural OPs)

  1. Initialism of Overall Position.
  2. (theater) Initialism of opposite prompt; stage right,
  3. (Internet) Initialism of original poster; the person who started a thread.
    I don't think your response really answers the OP's question.
  4. (Internet) Initialism of original post.
  5. (military, law enforcement) Initialism of observation post.
  6. (organic chemistry) Abbreviation of organophosphate.
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Adjective[edit]

OP (not comparable)

  1. (publishing) Abbreviation of out of print.
  2. Abbreviation of overproof.
  3. (video games) Abbreviation of overpowered.
    • 2012 August 29, “Re: 5.0.4 first blush”, in alt.games.warcraft, Usenet[1], message-ID <k1l1nq$emb$1@dont-email.me>:
      I know they are going to tweak stuff in the next few weeks with patches as they find one class is OP and another is sucking...
  4. (Internet, music) Initialism of overplayed.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (out of print): OOP
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Proper noun[edit]

OP

  1. (religious) Initialism of Ordo Praedicatorum (Order of Preachers, the Dominicans, a religious order).

Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese OP (オープニング), from English opening

Noun[edit]

OP (usually uncountable, plural OPs)

  1. Initialism of opening credits.
  2. Initialism of opening theme.
Antonyms[edit]
  • (opening credits): ED
  • (opening theme): ED

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Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese OP (オープニング), from English opening

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

OP

  1. (chiefly ACG) opening theme, intro sequence

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

OP

  1. (surgery) Abbreviation of Operation.
  2. (surgery) Abbreviation of Operationssaal.
  3. (electronics) Abbreviation of Operationsverstärker.

Japanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From オープニング (ōpuningu), from English opening

Noun[edit]

OP(オープニング) (ōpuningu

  1. (entertainment) opening theme, intro sequence; Abbreviation of オープニング.
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: OP
  • Chinese: OP

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

OP(オープン) (ōpun

  1. (sports) Abbreviation of オープン (ōpun, open (sports event that anybody can compete)).
    (ぜん)(べい)OP(オープン)Zenbei ŌpunU.S. Open
    (ぜん)(ごう)OP(オープン)Zengō ŌpunAustralian Open