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open up

 
Verb open up has 7 senses
  1. open, open up - cause to open or to become open; "Mary opened the car door"
    Sample sentence:
    They want to open up the doors
  2. open, open up - become available; "an opportunity opened up"
    --2 is one way to arise, come up
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  3. open, open up - make available; "This opens up new possibilities"
    --3 is one way to yield, give, afford
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. pioneer, open up - open up an area or prepare a way; "She pioneered a graduate program for women students"
    --4 is one way to introduce, innovate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. open, open up - start to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning; "open a business"
    Sample sentence:
    The business is going to open up
  6. open, open up - become open; "The door opened"
    --6 is one way to change state, turn
    Sample sentence:
    The doors open up
  7. open up - talk freely and without inhibition
    --7 is one way to
    talk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbalise
    Antonyms: close up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mum
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue open up
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