HyperDic: open_up

English > 7 senses of the expression open up:
VERBcontactopen up, opencause to open or to become open
changeopen up, openbecome available
changeopen up, openmake available
creationopen up, pioneeropen up an area or prepare a way / way
socialopen up, openstart to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning
contactopen up, openbecome open
communicationopen uptalk / talk freely and without inhibition
English > open up: 7 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCause to open or to become open.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey want to open up the doors
Synonymopen
Cause toopen, open upBecome open
Narrowerbreak openopen with force
click openopen with a clicking sound
gap, breachmake an opening or gap in
lanceopen by piercing with a lancet
pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmyTo move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
reopenopen again or anew
unbarRemove a bar from (a door)
unboltundo the bolt of
uncorkDraw the cork from (bottles)
unlockopen the lock of
unsealbreak the seal of
Oppositeclose, shutMove so that an opening or passage is obstructed
Spanishabrir, estrenar
Catalanestrenar, obrir
English > open up: 7 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome available.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymopen
Caused byopen, open upmake available
Broaderarise, come upResult or issue / issue
Spanishabrirse, desarrollarse, estrenar, iniciarse
Catalandesenvolupar-se, estrenar, iniciar-se, obrir-se
English > open up: 7 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake available.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymopen
Cause toopen, open upBecome available
Broaderyield, give, affordBe the cause or source of
Spanishabrir, desarrollar, hacer disponible, iniciar
Catalandesenvolupar-se, iniciar-se, obrir-se
English > open up: 7 senses > verb 4, creation
Meaningopen up an area or prepare a way / way.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonympioneer
Broaderintroduce, innovateBring something new to an environment / environment
See alsoopenbegin or set in action, of meetings, speeches, recitals / recitals / recitals / recitals / recitals, etc.
Spanishinnovar
Catalaninnovar, ser capdavanter
English > open up: 7 senses > verb 5, social
Meaningstart to operate or function or cause to start operating or functioning.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
ModelThe business is going to open up
Synonymopen
Narrowerestablish, set up, found, launchSet up or found
Oppositeclose up, close, fold, shut down, close downCease to operate or cause to cease operating
Spanishabrir, encender, poner en funcionamiento
Catalanengegar, obrir
English > open up: 7 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningBecome open.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe doors open up
Synonymopen
Caused byopen, open upCause to open or to become open
Narrowerfly openCome open suddenly
unfastenBecome undone or untied
Broaderchange state, turnUndergo a transformation or a change of position or action
Oppositeclose, shutBecome closed
Spanishabrirse, abrir
Catalandescloure, desenganxar, destapar-se, obrir
English > open up: 7 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningtalk / talk freely and without inhibition.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue open up
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Oppositeclose up, clam up, dummy up, shut up, belt up, button up, be quiet, keep mumrefuse to talk / talk or stop talking / talking
Spanishabrirse

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