Definitions for clear

Definitions for (noun) clear

Main entry: open, clear

Definition: a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water

Usage: finally broke out of the forest into the open

Main entry: clear

Definition: the state of being free of suspicion

Usage: investigation showed that he was in the clear

Definitions for (verb) clear

Main entry: clear, clear up

Definition: free (the throat) by making a rasping sound

Usage: Clear the throat

Main entry: clear, unclutter

Definition: rid of obstructions

Usage: Clear your desk

Main entry: clear

Definition: remove

Usage: clear the leaves from the lawn; Clear snow from the road

Main entry: clear

Definition: make a way or path by removing objects

Usage: Clear a path through the dense forest

Main entry: clear

Definition: remove the occupants of

Usage: Clear the building

Main entry: clear

Definition: remove (people) from a building

Usage: clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat

Main entry: clear

Definition: rid of instructions or data

Usage: clear a memory buffer

Main entry: clear

Definition: make clear, bright, light, or translucent

Usage: The water had to be cleared through filtering

Main entry: clear, clear up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, shed light on, sort out, straighten out, illuminate, elucidate, enlighten

Definition: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear

Usage: Could you clarify these remarks?; Clear up the question of who is at fault

Main entry: clear, solve

Definition: settle, as of a debt

Usage: clear a debt; solve an old debt

Main entry: pass, authorise, authorize, clear

Definition: grant authorization or clearance for

Usage: Clear the manuscript for publication; The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

Main entry: acquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear

Definition: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

Usage: The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

Main entry: clear

Definition: pass an inspection or receive authorization

Usage: clear customs

Main entry: clear, top

Definition: pass by, over, or under without making contact

Usage: the balloon cleared the tree tops

Main entry: clear

Definition: go away or disappear

Usage: The fog cleared in the afternoon

Main entry: clear

Definition: sell

Usage: We cleared a lot of the old model cars

Main entry: clear

Definition: be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts

Usage: The check will clear within 2 business days

Main entry: clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, pull in

Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages

Usage: How much do you make a month in your new job?; She earns a lot in her new job; this merger brought in lots of money; He clears $5,000 each month

Main entry: sack, sack up, net, clear

Definition: make as a net profit

Usage: The company cleared $1 million

Main entry: clear, net

Definition: yield as a net profit

Usage: This sale netted me $1 million

Main entry: clear

Definition: clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.

Usage: clear the water before it can be drunk

Main entry: clear

Definition: free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment

Usage: Clear the ship and let it dock

Main entry: clear, pass

Definition: go unchallenged; be approved

Usage: The bill cleared the House

Main entry: clear, clear up, brighten, light up

Definition: become clear

Usage: The sky cleared after the storm

Definitions for (adj) clear

Main entry: clear

Definition: readily apparent to the mind

Usage: a clear and present danger; a clear explanation; a clear case of murder; a clear indication that she was angry; gave us a clear idea of human nature

Main entry: clear

Definition: allowing light to pass through

Usage: clear water; clear plastic bags; clear glass; the air is clear and clean

Main entry: clear

Definition: free from confusion or doubt

Usage: a complex problem requiring a clear head; not clear about what is expected of us

Main entry: clear

Definition: free from clouds or mist or haze

Usage: on a clear day

Main entry: clear, well-defined

Definition: accurately stated or described

Usage: a set of well-defined values

Main entry: percipient, clear

Definition: characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving

Usage: clear mind; a percipient author

Main entry: clean-cut, clear, clear-cut

Definition: clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible

Usage: as clear as a whistle; clear footprints in the snow; the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather; a spire clean-cut against the sky; a clear-cut pattern

Main entry: clear, unmortgaged

Definition: (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law

Usage: I have clear title to this property

Main entry: clear

Definition: free from contact or proximity or connection

Usage: we were clear of the danger; the ship was clear of the reef

Main entry: clear, cleared, vindicated, exculpated, exonerated, absolved

Definition: freed from any question of guilt

Usage: is absolved from all blame; was now clear of the charge of cowardice; his official honor is vindicated

Main entry: clear, readable, decipherable

Definition: easily deciphered

Main entry: clear

Definition: clear of charges or deductions

Usage: a clear profit

Main entry: clear, open

Definition: affording free passage or view

Usage: a clear view; a clear path to victory; open waters; the open countryside

Main entry: clear

Definition: free from flaw or blemish or impurity

Usage: a clear perfect diamond; the clear complexion of a healthy young woman

Main entry: unclouded, clean, clear, light

Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

Usage: efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings; clear laughter like a waterfall; clear reds and blues; a light lilting voice like a silver bell

Main entry: clean, clear

Definition: free of restrictions or qualifications

Usage: a clean bill of health; a clear winner

Main entry: clear

Definition: characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)

Usage: a clear conscience; regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes

Definitions for (adv) clear

Main entry: clear, clearly

Definition: in an easily perceptible manner

Usage: could be seen clearly under the microscope; She cried loud and clear

Main entry: clear, all the way

Definition: completely

Usage: read the book clear to the end; slept clear through the night; there were open fields clear to the horizon

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