open up

Definitions of open up
  1. verb
    cause to open or to become open
    synonyms: open
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    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
  2. verb
    become open
    synonyms: open
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    close, shut
    become closed
    close, shut
    move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut
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    unfasten
    become undone or untied
    fly open
    come open suddenly
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    change state, turn
    undergo a transformation or a change of position or action
  3. verb
    open up an area or prepare a way
    synonyms: pioneer
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    innovate, introduce
    bring something new to an environment
  4. verb
    become available
    synonyms: open
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    arise, come up
    result or issue
  5. verb
    make available
    synonyms: open
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    afford, give, yield
    be the cause or source of
  6. verb
    talk freely and without inhibition
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    be quiet, belt up, button up, clam up, close up, dummy up, keep mum, shut up
    refuse to talk or stop talking; fall silent
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    mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize
    express in speech
  7. verb
    start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
    synonyms: open
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    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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