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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.

clearly

(ˈklɪəlɪ)
adv
1. in a clear, distinct, or obvious manner: I could see everything quite clearly.
2. (sentence modifier) it is obvious that; evidently: clearly the social services must be flexible.

clear•ly

(ˈklɪər li)

adv.
1. in a clear manner.
2. without equivocation; decidedly.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.clearly - without doubt or question; "they were clearly lost"; "history has clearly shown the folly of that policy"
2.clearly - in an intelligible mannerclearly - in an intelligible manner; "the foreigner spoke to us quite intelligibly"
3.clearly - clear to the mind; with distinct mental discernment; "it's distinctly possible"; "I could clearly see myself in his situation"
4.clearly - in an easily perceptible manner; "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear"

clearly

adverb
2. legibly, distinctly Write your address clearly on the back of the envelope.
3. audibly, distinctly, intelligibly, comprehensibly Please speak clearly after the tone.
Translations
بُوُضوحبِوُضُوح
jasnězřetelně
klart
selvästi
jasno
greinilega, skÿrlega
はっきり
분명히
jasnoočitnoostro
klart
อย่างชัดเจน
một cách rõ ràng

clearly

[ˈklɪəlɪ] ADV
1. (= unambiguously) [define, state, forbid] → claramente
2. (= rationally) [think] → con claridad
3. (= distinctly) [see, speak, hear] → claramente, con claridad
clearly visibleclaramente visible
clearly markedmarcado claramente
4. (= obviously) → evidentemente, obviamente
clearly, the police cannot break the law in order to enforce itevidentemente or obviamente la policía no puede ir contra la ley para aplicarla
a very pleasant man, educated and clearly intelligentun hombre muy agradable, educado y obviamente inteligente
he was clearly not convincedestaba claro or era evidente que no estaba convencido
the owner of the house was clearly not expecting usestaba claro or era evidente que el dueño de la casa no nos esperaba

clearly

[ˈklɪərli] adv
[explain] → clairement; [speak] → clairement
She explained it very clearly → Elle l'a expliqué très clairement.
[think] → lucidement
[see] → bien
The French coast was clearly visible → On distinguait nettement la côte française.
(= obviously) → de toute évidenceclear-out [ˈklɪəraʊt] n (British)rangement m
to have a clear-out → faire du rangementclear-sighted [ˌklɪərˈsaɪtɪd] adj [person] → perspicace; [view] → réalisteclear-up rate [ˌklɪərʌpˈreɪt] n
the clear-up rate for crime → la proportion des affaires criminelles résolues

clearly

adv
(= distinctly)klar; clearly visibleklar or gut zu sehen; to stand out clearly from the restsich deutlich vom Übrigen hervorheben or abheben
(= obviously)eindeutig; is that so? — clearlyist das der Fall? — natürlich or selbstverständlich; clearly we cannot allow …wir können keinesfalls zulassen; this clearly can’t be truedas muss eindeutig falsch sein, das kann auf keinen Fall stimmen

clearly

[ˈklɪəlɪ] advchiaramente

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.

clearly

بِوُضُوح jasně klart klar σαφώς claramente selvästi clairement jasno chiaramente はっきり 분명히 duidelijk klart wyraźnie claramente ясно klart อย่างชัดเจน açıkça một cách rõ ràng 明显地
References in classic literature ?
And as I observed that in the words I think, therefore I am, there is nothing at all which gives me assurance of their truth beyond this, that I see very clearly that in order to think it is necessary to exist, I concluded that I might take, as a general rule, the principle, that all the things which we very clearly and distinctly conceive are true, only observing, however, that there is some difficulty in rightly determining the objects which we distinctly conceive.
We can imagine, therefore, that among such folk a settler, of Aeolic origin like Hesiod, who clearly was well acquainted with the Ionian epos, would naturally see that the only outlet for his gifts lay in applying epic poetry to new themes acceptable to his hearers.
Then if a man says that justice consists in the repayment of debts, and that good is the debt which a man owes to his friends, and evil the debt which he owes to his enemies,--to say this is not wise; for it is not true, if, as has been clearly shown, the injuring of another can be in no case just.
He did not contradict his clever and eloquent counsel, who argued that the brain fever, or inflammation of the brain, was the cause of the crime; clearly proving that this malady had existed long before the murder was perpetrated, and had been brought on by the sufferings of the accused.
It is also necessary to show clearly, not only which of these governments is best for a state, but also how it ought to be established there, and other things we will treat of briefly.
When he prepares for any undertaking this gentleman immediately explains to you, elegantly and clearly, exactly how he must act in accordance with the laws of reason and truth.
In order that the circumstances may be clearly understood, I must revert for a moment to the period before the assault, and to the stories current in our camp of the treasure in jewels and gold stored up in the Palace of Seringapatam.
But as the plan of the convention aims only at a partial union or consolidation, the State governments would clearly retain all the rights of sovereignty which they before had, and which were not, by that act, EXCLUSIVELY delegated to the United States.
That curly grass which always grows by country roadsides became clearly visible, still wet with the night's rain; the drooping branches of the birches, also wet, swayed in the wind and flung down bright drops of water to one side.
He is at all times a vague figure, never clearly drawn, frequently altogether out of the picture.
It was clearly and precisely defined in the code of principles by which he was guided.
Clearly they reflected the thoughts which possessed him, but whether the music aided those thoughts, or whether the playing was simply the result of a whim or fancy was more than I could determine.