open up

PRIMARY MEANINGS OF: open up

1
v
cause to open or to become open
2
v
talk freely and without inhibition
3
v
start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
FULL DEFINITIONS OF: open up
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v cause to open or to become open

Synonyms:
open
Antonyms:
close, shut
move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
close, shut
become closed
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unbar
remove a bar from (a door)
break open
open with force
click open
open with a clicking sound
reopen
open again or anew
unlock
open the lock of
unbolt
undo the bolt of
unseal
break the seal of
uncork
draw the cork from (bottles)
jimmy, lever, prise, prize, pry
to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
breach, gap
make an opening or gap in
lance
open by piercing with a lancet

v become open

Synonyms:
open
Antonyms:
close, shut
become closed
close, shut
move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
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Types:
unfasten
become undone or untied
fly open
come open suddenly
Type of:
change state, turn
undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

v open up an area or prepare a way

Synonyms:
pioneer
Type of:
innovate, introduce
bring something new to an environment

v become available

Synonyms:
open
Type of:
arise, come up
result or issue

v make available

Synonyms:
open
Type of:
afford, give, yield
be the cause or source of
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v talk freely and without inhibition

Antonyms:
be quiet, belt up, button up, clam up, close up, dummy up, keep mum, shut up
refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
Type of:
mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize
express in speech
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v start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning

Synonyms:
open
Antonyms:
close, close down, close up, fold, shut down
cease to operate or cause to cease operating
Types:
establish, found, launch, set up
set up or found
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