Synonyms for CLEAR

Synonyms for (noun) CLEAR

Synonyms: open, clear

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

Usage: finally broke out of the forest into the open

Similar words: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country


Synonyms: clear

Definition: the state of being free of suspicion

Usage: investigation showed that he was in the clear

Similar words: innocence

Definition: a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense

Usage: the trial established his innocence

Synonyms for (verb) CLEAR

Synonyms: clear, clear up

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

Usage: Clear the throat

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: clear, unclutter

Definition: rid of obstructions

Usage: Clear your desk

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: clear

Definition: remove

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

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away

Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment


Synonyms: clear

Definition: make a way or path by removing objects

Usage: Clear a path through the dense forest

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: clear

Definition: remove the occupants of

Usage: Clear the building

Similar words: empty

Definition: make void or empty of contents

Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building


Synonyms: clear

Definition: remove (people) from a building

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

Similar words: remove, move out, take out

Definition: cause to leave

Usage: The teacher took the children out of the classroom


Synonyms: clear

Definition: rid of instructions or data

Usage: clear a memory buffer

Similar words: empty

Definition: make void or empty of contents

Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building


Synonyms: clear

Definition: make clear, bright, light, or translucent

Usage: The water had to be cleared through filtering

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: clarify, clear up, elucidate

Definition: make clear and (more) comprehensible

Usage: clarify the mystery surrounding her death


Synonyms: clear, solve

Definition: settle, as of a debt

Usage: clear a debt; solve an old debt

Similar words: square off, square up, settle, determine

Definition: settle conclusively; come to terms

Usage: We finally settled the argument


Synonyms: pass, authorise, authorize, clear

Definition: grant authorization or clearance for

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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: acquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear

Definition: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

Usage: The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

Similar words: pronounce, label, judge

Definition: pronounce judgment on

Usage: They labeled him unfit to work here


Synonyms: clear

Definition: pass an inspection or receive authorization

Usage: clear customs

Similar words: clear, pass

Definition: go unchallenged; be approved

Usage: The bill cleared the House


Synonyms: clear, top

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

Usage: the balloon cleared the tree tops

Similar words: overhaul, overtake, pass

Definition: travel past

Usage: The sports car passed all the trucks


Synonyms: clear

Definition: go away or disappear

Usage: The fog cleared in the afternoon

Similar words: vanish, go away, disappear

Definition: become invisible or unnoticeable

Usage: The effect vanished when day broke


Synonyms: clear

Definition: sell

Usage: We cleared a lot of the old model cars

Similar words: sell

Definition: exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent

Usage: He sold his house in January; She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: acquire, get

Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work


Synonyms: sack, sack up, net, clear

Definition: make as a net profit

Usage: The company cleared $1 million

Similar words: profit, gain, benefit

Definition: derive a benefit from

Usage: She profited from his vast experience


Synonyms: clear, net

Definition: yield as a net profit

Usage: This sale netted me $1 million

Similar words: pay, yield, bear

Definition: bring in

Usage: interest-bearing accounts; How much does this savings certificate pay annually?


Synonyms: clear

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

Usage: clear the water before it can be drunk

Similar words: disembarrass, rid, free

Definition: relieve from

Usage: Rid the house of pests


Synonyms: clear

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

Usage: Clear the ship and let it dock

Similar words: discharge, free

Definition: free from obligations or duties


Synonyms: clear, pass

Definition: go unchallenged; be approved

Usage: The bill cleared the House

Similar words: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods

Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal

Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms for (adjective) CLEAR

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: broad, unsubtle

Definition: lacking subtlety; obvious

Usage: gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave


Similar words: trenchant, clear-cut, distinct

Definition: clearly or sharply defined to the mind

Usage: clear-cut evidence of tampering; Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest; trenchant distinctions between right and wrong


Similar words: crystal clear, limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, perspicuous

Definition: (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable

Usage: writes in a limpid style; lucid directions; a luculent oration- Robert Burton; pellucid prose; a crystal clear explanation; a perspicuous argument


Similar words: prima facie

Definition: as it seems at first sight

Usage: a prima facie case of murder


Similar words: unmistakable

Definition: clearly evident to the mind

Usage: his opposition to slavery was unmistakable


Similar words: vivid

Definition: having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience

Usage: a vivid recollection


Synonyms: clear

Definition: allowing light to pass through

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

Similar words: pellucid, crystal clear, crystalline, transparent, lucid, limpid

Definition: transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity

Usage: the cold crystalline water of melted snow; crystal clear skies; could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool; lucid air; a pellucid brook; transparent crystal


Similar words: hyaline, hyaloid

Definition: resembling glass in transparency or translucency

Usage: the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline-Sacheverell Sitwell


Similar words: limpid, liquid

Definition: clear and bright

Usage: the liquid air of a spring morning; eyes shining with a liquid luster; limpid blue eyes


Similar words: semitransparent, translucent

Definition: allowing light to pass through diffusely

Usage: translucent amber; semitransparent curtains at the windows


Similar words: unclouded

Definition: not made opaque or cloudy by sediment

Usage: the wine was unclouded


Similar words: unfrosted

Definition: (of glass) lacking a frosted coating

Usage: unfrosted light bulbs


Synonyms: clear

Definition: free from confusion or doubt

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

Similar words: clear-thinking, clearheaded

Definition: not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently


Synonyms: clear

Definition: free from clouds or mist or haze

Usage: on a clear day

Similar words: cloudless, unclouded

Definition: free from clouds

Usage: under a cloudless sky


Similar words: fair

Definition: free of clouds or rain

Usage: today will be fair and warm


Similar words: serene

Definition: completely clear and fine

Usage: serene skies and a bright blue sea


Synonyms: percipient, clear

Definition: characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving

Usage: clear mind; a percipient author

Similar words: discerning

Definition: having or revealing keen insight and good judgment

Usage: a discerning critic; a discerning reader


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: distinct

Definition: easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined

Usage: a distinct flavor; a distinct odor of turpentine; a distinct outline; the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette; distinct fingerprints


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: unencumbered

Definition: free of encumbrance

Usage: inherited an unencumbered estate


Synonyms: clear

Definition: free from contact or proximity or connection

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

Similar words: free

Definition: able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint

Usage: free enterprise; a free port; a free country; I have an hour free; free will; free of racism; feel free to stay as long as you wish; a free choice


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: innocent, guiltless, clean-handed

Definition: free from evil or guilt

Usage: an innocent child; the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty


Synonyms: clear, readable, decipherable

Definition: easily deciphered

Similar words: legible

Definition: (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered

Usage: legible handwriting


Synonyms: clear

Definition: clear of charges or deductions

Usage: a clear profit

Similar words: net, nett

Definition: remaining after all deductions

Usage: net profit


Synonyms: clear, open

Definition: affording free passage or view

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

Similar words: unobstructed

Definition: free from impediment or obstruction or hindrance

Usage: an unobstructed view


Synonyms: clear

Definition: free from flaw or blemish or impurity

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

Similar words: perfect

Definition: being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish

Usage: a perfect circle; a perfect reproduction; perfect happiness; perfect manners; a perfect specimen; a perfect day


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: pure

Definition: free of extraneous elements of any kind

Usage: pure air and water; pure gold; pure primary colors; the violin's pure and lovely song; pure tones; pure oxygen


Synonyms: clean, clear

Definition: free of restrictions or qualifications

Usage: a clean bill of health; a clear winner

Similar words: unqualified

Definition: not limited or restricted

Usage: an unqualified denial


Synonyms: clear

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

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

Similar words: untroubled

Definition: not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress

Usage: seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind; untroubled sleep; a kind untroubled face