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clear

 (klîr)
adj. clear·er, clear·est
1. Free from clouds, mist, or haze: a clear day.
2. Not obscured or darkened; bright: clear daylight; a clear yellow.
3. Easily seen through; transparent: clear water.
4. Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity: a clear, perfect diamond; a clear record with the police.
5. Free from impediment, obstruction, or hindrance; open: a clear view; a clear path to victory.
6. Plain or evident to the mind; unmistakable: a clear case of cheating.
7. Easily perceptible to the eye or ear; distinct: the clear call of a songbird.
8. Discerning or perceiving easily; keen: a clear mind.
9. Free from doubt or confusion; certain: His meaning is clear.
10. Free from qualification or limitation; absolute: a clear winner.
11. Free from guilt; untroubled: a clear conscience.
12. Having been freed from contact, proximity, or connection: At last we were clear of the danger. The ship was clear of the reef.
13. Free from charges or deductions; net: a clear profit.
14. Containing nothing: The ship's hold was clear.
adv.
1. Distinctly; clearly: spoke loud and clear.
2. Out of the way; completely away: stood clear of the doors.
3. Informal All the way; completely: slept clear through the night; read the book clear to the end.
v. cleared, clear·ing, clears
v.tr.
1. To make light, clear, or bright: The wind cleared the sky of clouds.
2. To rid of impurities, blemishes, muddiness, or foreign matter: The new filter cleared the water.
3. To free from confusion, doubt, or ambiguity; make plain or intelligible: cleared up the question of responsibility.
4.
a. To rid of objects or obstructions: clear the table; clear the road of debris.
b. To make (a way or clearing) by removing obstructions: clear a path through the jungle.
c. To remove (objects or obstructions): clear the dishes; clear snow from the road.
5.
a. To remove the occupants of: clear the theater.
b. To remove (people): clear the children from the room.
6. Sports
a. To move or shoot (a ball or puck) away from the goal or out of the defensive zone.
b. To clear a ball or puck out of (the defensive zone), as in lacrosse or hockey.
7. Computers
a. To rid (a memory location or buffer, for example) of instructions or data.
b. To remove (instructions or data) from memory.
8. To free from a legal charge or imputation of guilt; acquit: cleared the suspect of the murder charge.
9. To pass by, under, or over without contact: The boat cleared the dock.
10. To settle (a debt).
11. To gain (a given amount) as net profit or earnings.
12. To pass (a bill of exchange, such as a check) through a clearing-house.
13.
a. To secure the approval of: The bill cleared the Senate.
b. To authorize or approve: cleared the material for publication.
14. To free (a ship or cargo) from legal detention at a harbor by fulfilling customs and harbor requirements.
15. To give clearance or authorization to: cleared the plane to land.
16. To free (the throat) of phlegm by making a rasping sound.
v.intr.
1. To become clear: The sky cleared.
2. To go away; disappear: The fog cleared.
3.
a. To exchange checks and bills or settle accounts through a clearing-house.
b. To pass through the banking system and be debited and credited to the relevant accounts: The check cleared.
4. To comply with customs and harbor requirements in discharging a cargo or in leaving or entering a port.
n.
A clear or open space.
Phrasal Verb:
clear out Informal
To leave a place, usually quickly.
Idioms:
clear the air
To dispel differences or emotional tensions.
in the clear
1. Free from burdens or dangers.
2. Not subject to suspicion or accusations of guilt: The evidence showed that the suspect was actually in the clear.

[Middle English cler, from Old French, from Latin clārus, clear, bright; see kelə- in Indo-European roots.]

clear′a·ble adj.
clear′er n.
clear′ly adv.
clear′ness n.
Synonyms: clear, crystal, crystalline, limpid, pellucid, transparent
These adjectives mean not opaque or clouded: wrapped in clear plastic; crystal waters fed by snowmelt; crystalline air after a storm; a limpid blue pool; fish darting in the pellucid shallows; the transparent wings of a dragonfly. See Also Synonyms at apparent.

clear out

vb (adverb)
1. (intr) informal to go away: often used imperatively
2. (tr) to remove and sort the contents of (a room, container, etc)
3. (tr) slang to leave (someone) with no money
4. (tr) slang to exhaust (stocks, goods, etc) completely
5. (tr) to get rid of (employees, players, etc, that are no longer required)
n
the act or an instance of clearing out
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.clear out - move out and leave nothing behind
move out - move out of one's old house or office
2.clear out - clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates quickly"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "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"
3.clear out - empty completely; "We cleaned out all the drawers"
empty - make void or empty of contents; "Empty the box"; "The alarm emptied the building"
clinker - clear out the cinders and clinker from; "we clinkered the fire frequently"

clear

adjective
1. Free from clouds or mist, for example:
2. Free from what obscures or dims:
3. Admitting light so that objects beyond can be seen:
4. Free from flaws or blemishes:
5. Free from obstructions:
7. Clearly defined; not ambiguous:
8. Easily seen through due to a lack of subtlety:
10. Clearly, fully, and sometimes emphatically expressed:
11. Freed from contact or connection:
12. Containing nothing:
verb
1. To become brighter or fairer.Also used with up:
2. To make clear or clearer.Also used with up:
Idiom: shed light on (or upon).
3. To rid of obstructions:
4. To make or keep (an area) clean and orderly.Also used with up:
clean (up), neaten (up), police, spruce (up), straighten (up), tidy (up).
5. To free from an entanglement:
6. To remove the contents of:
7. To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable:
Slang: shake.
9. To free from a charge or imputation of guilt:
Law: acquit, purge.
10. To pass by or over safely or successfully:
11. To set right by giving what is due:
12. To make as income or profit:
13. To be accepted or approved:
phrasal verb
clear out
Informal. To leave hastily:
Informal: get, hotfoot, skedaddle.
Idioms: beat it, hightail it, hotfoot it , make tracks.
phrasal verb
clear up
To find a solution for:
Informal: dope out, figure out.
adverb
Informal. To the fullest extent:
Informal: clean.
Idioms: in toto, through and through.
Translations
يَتَخَلَّص منيُفْرِغ
odstranitvyklidit
ryddesmide ud
henda útrÿma
vymiesťvypratať

clear

(kliə) adjective
1. easy to see through; transparent. clear glass.
2. free from mist or cloud. Isn't the sky clear!
3. easy to see, hear or understand. a clear explanation; The details on that photograph are very clear.
4. free from difficulty or obstacles. a clear road ahead.
5. free from guilt etc. a clear conscience.
6. free from doubt etc. Are you quite clear about what I mean?
7. (often with of) without (risk of) being touched, caught etc. Is the ship clear of the rocks? clear of danger.
8. (often with of) free. clear of debt; clear of all infection.
verb
1. to make or become free from obstacles etc. He cleared the table; I cleared my throat; He cleared the path of debris.
2. (often with of) to prove the innocence of; to declare to be innocent. He was cleared of all charges.
3. (of the sky etc) to become bright, free from cloud etc.
4. to get over or past something without touching it. He cleared the jump easily.
ˈclearance noun
1. the act of clearing or removing. The clearance of these trees from the front of the window will give you more light.
2. the empty space between two objects. You can drive the lorry under the bridge – there's a clearance of half a metre.
3. (a certificate) giving permission for something to be done.
ˈclearing noun
a piece of land cleared of wood etc for cultivation. a clearing in the forest.
ˈclearly adverb
ˈclearness noun
ˌclear-ˈcut adjective
having a clear outline; plain and definite. clear-cut features.
ˈclearway noun
a stretch of road on which motorists are forbidden to stop.
clear off
to go away. He cleared off without saying a word.
clear out
1. to get rid of. He cleared the rubbish out of the attic.
2. to make tidy by emptying etc. He has cleared out the attic.
clear up
1. to make clean, tidy etc. Clear up this mess!
2. to become better etc. If the weather clears up, we'll go for a picnic.
in the clear
no longer under suspicion, in danger etc.
References in classic literature ?
Antonio, it carries me clear out of myself just to hear you tell it; it must have been perfectly splendid.
said many voices, and the men were in such haste to clear out that the prince could hardly stop them.
Or why don't you clear out and live a natural life, for instance, like mine?