erschließen

Meanings

1.
to develop, to make accessible
(For natural resources, land that you make ready for building. Also for markets in an economic sense.)
2.
to make accessible
(For knowledge, often used with a self reference in Dative "sich etwas erschließen". )
3.
to become understandable
("sich jemandem erschließen" - for information and logic that "opens itself" up to someone. Essentially, a twisted alternative for "understanding".)

Word Family

Root\: unknown (or not yet entered)

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