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To open or unlock something, or to come open

open up

to open a locked door, container, or building

open

verb

to separate the edges of something, or to take off its cover so that you can see or remove what is inside

try

verb

to attempt to open something such as a door or window, especially in order to see whether it is locked

open

verb

to move a door or window into a position that allows people or things to pass through

open

verb

if something such as a door opens, it moves into a position that allows people or things to pass through

force

verb

to use physical force to open something that is locked

crack

verb

to deliberately break something open in order to get what is inside

undo

verb

to open, untie, or remove something so that it no longer closes, fastens, or connects another thing

unlock

verb

to open the lock on something such as a door or a window, usually with a key

draw back

to pull something such as a curtain into an open position

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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