Synonyms of openly in English:

openly


See definition of openly

adverb

1‘dangerous drugs were openly on sale’

SYNONYMS

publicly, in public, in full view of people, for all to see, undisguisedly, blatantly, flagrantly, brazenly, with no attempt at concealment, overtly, boldly, audaciously

unashamedly, shamelessly, unabashedly, wantonly, immodestly

ANTONYMS

secretly

2‘he could no longer speak openly of his problems’

SYNONYMS

frankly, candidly, explicitly, honestly, truly, sincerely, forthrightly, directly, straightforwardly, bluntly, plainly, in plain language, unreservedly, without constraint, truthfully, without dissembling, to someone's face, straight from the shoulder, without beating about the bush, with no holds barred, man to man, woman to woman

informal on the level

British informal straight up

ANTONYMS

indirectly, allusively