Meaning of “open up something” in the English Dictionary

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open up something

phrasal verb with open us /ˈoʊ·pən/ verb [ I/T ]

(MAKE AVAILABLE)

to make something available:

Robinson, the first black player, opened up a wealth of opportunity for others.

open up something

phrasal verb with open us /ˈoʊ·pən/ verb [ I/T ]

(MAKE LARGER)

to make something larger or less enclosed:

We’re going to open up the kitchen by knocking down that wall.

(Definition of “open up something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)