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open up


Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)
o=pen up


open up

acknowledge, admit, admit everything, advance, aid, air, allow, appear, avow, bare, branch, branch out, breach, break the seal, bring before, bring forward, bring to light, bring up, broach, chink, clear the way, cleave, come clean, come forth, commend to attention, concede, confess, cop a plea, crack, crevasse, cut, cut loose, cut open, deploy, develop, disclose, discover, dismask, dispart, disperse, display, divaricate, divide, divulge, draw the veil, ease, expand, expedite, explain, expose, extend, facilitate, fan, fan out, fissure, flare, fly open, give out, give way to, go all out, go flat out, go unrestrained, grant, grease, grease the ways, grease the wheels, hasten, have no secrets, help along, impart, incise, introduce, launch, lay bare, lay before, lay open, let daylight in, let go, let loose, let on, let out, loose, lubricate, make a motion, make clear, make known, make public, make way for, manifest, materialize, moot, move, offer a resolution, oil, ope, open, open fire, open the way, out with it, outspread, outstretch, overgrow, overrun, own, own up, part, pave the way, plead guilty, pose, postulate, prefer, prepare the way, propose, proposition, propound, put forth, put forward, put it to, put out, quicken, raise the curtain, ramify, recommend, remove friction, rent, reveal, rift, rip, rive, run interference for, run wild, separate, set before, set forth, show, show up, simplify, slit, smooth, smooth the way, soap the ways, speak out, speak up, speed, spill, spill it, spit it out, splay, split, spraddle, sprangle, sprawl, spread, spread like wildfire, spread out, spring open, start, strip bare, submit, suggest, swing open, take a stand, tap, tear, tear open, tell all, tell the truth, throw open, unbar, unblock, uncloak, unclog, uncover, undrape, unfold, unfurl, unjam, unkennel, unmask, unpack, unroll, unscreen, unsheathe, unshroud, unveil, unwrap, ventilate, widen


open up


VB begin, start, commence, conceive, open, dawn, set in, take its rise, enter upon, enter, set out, embark in, incept, initiate, launch, inaugurate, inchoate, rise, arise, originate, usher in, lead off, lead the way, take the lead, take the initiative, head, stand at the head, stand first, stand for, lay the foundations, found, set up, set on foot, agoing, set abroach, set the ball in motion, apply the match to a train, broach, open up, open the door to, get underway, set about, get to work, set to work, set to, make a beginning, make a start, handsel, take the first step, lay the first stone, cut the first turf, break ground, break the ice, break cover, pass the Rubicon, cross the Rubicon, open fire, open the ball, ventilate, air, undertake, come into existence, come into the world, make one's debut, take birth, burst forth, break out, spring up, spring forth, crop up, pop up, appear, materialize, begin at the beginning, begin ab ovo, begin again, begin de novo, start afresh, make a fresh start, take it from the top, shuffle the cards, reshuffle the cards, resume, recommence.


VB disclose, discover, dismask, draw the veil, draw aside the veil, lift the veil, raise the veil, lift up the veil, remove the veil, tear aside the veil, tear the curtain, unmask, unveil, unfold, uncover, unseal, unkennel, take off the seal, break the seal, lay open, lay bare, expose, open, open up, bare, bring to light, divulge, reveal, break, squeal, tattle, sing, rat, snitch, let into the secret, reveal the secrets of the prison house, tell, breathe, utter, blab, peach, let out, let fall, let drop, let slip, spill the beans, let the cat out of the bag, betray, tell tales, come out of school, come out with, give vent, give utterance to, open the lips, blurt out, vent, whisper about, speak out, make public, unriddle, split, acknowledge, allow, concede, grant, admit, own, own up to, confess, avow, throw off all disguise, turn inside out, make a clean breast, show one's hand, show one's cards, unburden one's mind, disburden one's mind, disburden one's conscience, disburden one's heart, open one's mind, lay bare one's mind, tell a piece of one's mind, unbosom oneself, own to the soft impeachment, say the truth, speak the truth, turn King's evidence, Queen's evidence, acknowledge the corn, raise the mask, drop the mask, lift the mask, remove the mask, throw off the mask, expose, lay open, undeceive, unbeguile, disabuse, set right, correct, open the eyes of, d_esillusionner, be disclosed, transpire, come to light, come in sight, become known, escape the lips, come out, ooze out, creep out, leak out, peep out, crop-out, show its face, show its colors, discover itself, break through the clouds, flash on the mind.

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