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clear up

vb (adverb)
1. (tr) to explain or solve (a mystery, misunderstanding, etc)
2. to put (a place or thing that is disordered) in order
3. (intr) (of the weather) to become brighter
n
the act or an instance of clearing up
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.clear up - make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
demystify - make less mysterious or remove the mystery from; "let's demystify the event by explaining what it is all about"
crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, shed light on, sort out, crystallize, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, straighten out, clear up, clear - make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
explain, explicate - make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
elaborate, expatiate, expound, lucubrate, dilate, flesh out, exposit, enlarge, expand - add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing; "She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation"
disambiguate - state unambiguously or remove ambiguities from; "Can you disambiguate this statement?"
2.clear up - finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
complete, finish - come or bring to a finish or an end; "He finished the dishes"; "She completed the requirements for her Master's Degree"; "The fastest runner finished the race in just over 2 hours; others finished in over 4 hours"
cap off - finish or complete, as with some decisive action; "he capped off the meeting with a radical proposal"
3.clear up - free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
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"
4.clear up - become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
cloud, overcast - make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
5.clear up - make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
clarify, clear up, elucidate - make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

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
يُرَتِّبيَصْفو الجَويُفْسِحُ
ukliditvyjasnit se
bringe orden iklare opblive bedre
järjestää
počistiti
kitisztul
hreinsalétta/rofa til
片付ける
정돈하다
städa
ทำความสะอาดจนหมด
dọn dẹp

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.

clear up

يُفْسِحُ uklidit bringe orden i aufräumen τακτοποιώ ordenar järjestää ranger počistiti rassettare 片付ける 정돈하다 opruimen ordne zrobić porządek arrumar прибирать städa ทำความสะอาดจนหมด toplamak dọn dẹp 整理
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