- clear as a noun:
- 2 as a verb:
- 24 as an adjective:
- 17 as a adverb:
The state of being free of suspicion.
A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water.
Rid of obstructions:
— Clear your desk.
Make a way or path by removing objects.
— The sky cleared after the storm.
Grant authorization or clearance for:
— Clear the manuscript for publication.
Go unchallenged; be approved:
— The bill cleared the House.
Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts.
Go away or disappear.
Pass by, over, or under without making contact:
— The balloon cleared the tree tops.
Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear:
— Clear up the question of who is at fault.
Dutch: verstaanbaar, begrijpelijk, helder, duidelijk, verklaren, verduidelijken, onderrichten
Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment.
Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc..
Yield as a net profit.
Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages:
— He clears $5,000 each month.
Dutch: doen, opbrengen, verdienen
Pass an inspection or receive authorization.
Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges:
— The suspect was cleared of the murder charges.
Roget 705: be easy etc. adj.; go on smoothly, run smoothly; have full play etc. n.; go on all fours, run on all fours; obey the helm, work well. flow with the stream, swim with the stream, ... show more
Dutch: ontheffen, vrijpleiten, vrijspreken, zuiveren
Settle, as of a debt:
— Clear a debt.
Make clear, bright, light, or translucent.
Rid of instructions or data.
Remove (people) from a building.
Remove the occupants of.
Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound:
— Clear the throat.
synonym: clear up.
Readily apparent to the mind.
Roget 518: intelligible; clear, clear as day, clear as noonday; lucid; perspicuous, transpicuous†; luminous, transparent. easily understood, easy to understand, for the million, intelligible to the meanest capacity, popularized. ... show more
Free from confusion or doubt.
Affording free passage or view:
— A clear view.
— A clear path to victory.
Allowing light to pass through.
Free from contact or proximity or connection.
Characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt).
of sound or color Free from anything that dulls or dims:
— Clear laughter like a waterfall.
— Clear reds and blues.
especially of a title Free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law:
— I have clear title to this property.
Clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible:
— As clear as a whistle.
— Clear footprints in the snow.
— The letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather.
— A clear-cut pattern.
Accurately stated or described.
Free from clouds or mist or haze.
Free of restrictions or qualifications:
— A clear winner.
Free from flaw or blemish or impurity.
Clear of charges or deductions.
Freed from any question of guilt:
— Was now clear of the charge of cowardice.
Characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving:
— Clear mind.
— Read the book clear to the end.
— Slept clear through the night.
— There were open fields clear to the horizon.
synonym: all the way.
In an easily perceptible manner:
— Could be seen clearly under the microscope.
— She cried loud and clear.
Moby thesaurus: Attic, Ciceronian, Mickey Mouse, above water, abroad, absolute, absolve, absolved, abstract, account for, accumulate, acquire, acquit, acute, admitting no exception, adrift, afield, afloat, afoot and lighthearted, all abroad ... show more.
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