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    clear - Dictionary definition and meaning for word clear

    Definition
    (noun) the state of being free of suspicion
    Example Sentence
    • investigation showed that he was in the clear
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    (noun) a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
    Synonyms : open
    Example Sentence
    • finally broke out of the forest into the open
    Definition
    (verb) rid of obstructions
    Synonyms : unclutter
    Example Sentence
    • Clear your desk
    Definition
    (verb) make a way or path by removing objects
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    • Clear a path through the dense forest
    Definition
    (verb) become clear
    Synonyms : brighten , clear up , light up
    Example Sentence
    • The sky cleared after the storm
    Definition
    (verb) grant authorization or clearance for
    Synonyms : authorise , authorize , pass
    Example Sentence
    • Clear the manuscript for publication
    • The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography
    Definition
    (verb) remove
    Example Sentence
    • clear the leaves from the lawn
    • Clear snow from the road
    Definition
    (verb) go unchallenged; be approved
    Synonyms : pass
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    • The bill cleared the House
    Definition
    (verb) be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
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    • The check will clear within 2 business days
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    (verb) go away or disappear
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    • The fog cleared in the afternoon
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    (verb) pass by, over, or under without making contact
    Synonyms : top
    Example Sentence
    • the balloon cleared the tree tops
    Definition
    (verb) make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    Example Sentence
    • Could you clarify these remarks?
    • Clear up the question of who is at fault
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    (verb) free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
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    • Clear the ship and let it dock
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    (verb) clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
    Example Sentence
    • clear the water before it can be drunk
    Definition
    (verb) yield as a net profit
    Synonyms : net
    Example Sentence
    • This sale netted me $1 million
    Definition
    (verb) make as a net profit
    Synonyms : net , sack , sack up
    Example Sentence
    • The company cleared $1 million
    Definition
    (verb) earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    Synonyms : bring in , earn , gain , make , pull in , realise , realize , take in
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) sell
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    • We cleared a lot of the old model cars
    Definition
    (verb) pass an inspection or receive authorization
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    • clear customs
    Definition
    (verb) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
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    • The suspect was cleared of the murder charges
    Definition
    (verb) settle, as of a debt
    Synonyms : solve
    Example Sentence
    • clear a debt
    • solve an old debt
    Definition
    (verb) make clear, bright, light, or translucent
    Example Sentence
    • The water had to be cleared through filtering
    Definition
    (verb) rid of instructions or data
    Example Sentence
    • clear a memory buffer
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    (verb) remove (people) from a building
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    • clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat
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    (verb) remove the occupants of
    Example Sentence
    • Clear the building
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    (verb) free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
    Synonyms : clear up
    Example Sentence
    • Clear the throat
    Definition
    (adj) readily apparent to the mind
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    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) free from confusion or doubt
    Example Sentence
    • a complex problem requiring a clear head
    • not clear about what is expected of us
    Definition
    (adj) affording free passage or view
    Synonyms : open
    Example Sentence
    • a clear view
    • a clear path to victory
    • open waters
    • the open countryside
    Definition
    (adj) allowing light to pass through
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    • clear water
    • clear plastic bags
    • clear glass
    • the air is clear and clean
    Definition
    (adj) free from contact or proximity or connection
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    • we were clear of the danger
    • the ship was clear of the reef
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
    Example Sentence
    • a clear conscience
    • regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes
    Definition
    (adj) (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
    Synonyms : clean , light , unclouded
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law
    Synonyms : unmortgaged
    Example Sentence
    • I have clear title to this property
    Definition
    (adj) clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
    Synonyms : clean-cut , clear-cut
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) accurately stated or described
    Synonyms : well-defined
    Example Sentence
    • a set of well-defined values
    Definition
    (adj) free from clouds or mist or haze
    Example Sentence
    • on a clear day
    Definition
    (adj) free of restrictions or qualifications
    Synonyms : clean
    Example Sentence
    • a clean bill of health
    • a clear winner
    Definition
    (adj) free from flaw or blemish or impurity
    Example Sentence
    • a clear perfect diamond
    • the clear complexion of a healthy young woman
    Definition
    (adj) clear of charges or deductions
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    • a clear profit
    Definition
    (adj) easily deciphered
    Synonyms : decipherable , readable
    Definition
    (adj) freed from any question of guilt
    Example Sentence
    • is absolved from all blame
    • was now clear of the charge of cowardice
    • his official honor is vindicated
    Definition
    (adj) characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
    Synonyms : percipient
    Example Sentence
    • clear mind
    • a percipient author
    Definition
    (adv) completely
    Synonyms : all the way
    Example Sentence
    • read the book clear to the end
    • slept clear through the night
    • there were open fields clear to the horizon
    Definition
    (adv) in an easily perceptible manner
    Synonyms : clearly
    Example Sentence
    • could be seen clearly under the microscope
    • She cried loud and clear
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