make clean


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Verb1.make clean - make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances frommake clean - make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
disinfect - destroy microorganisms or pathogens by cleansing; "disinfect a wound"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
brush - clean with a brush; "She brushed the suit before hanging it back into the closet"
dust - remove the dust from; "dust the cabinets"
hoover, vacuum, vacuum-clean - clean with a vacuum cleaner; "vacuum the carpets"
hygienise, hygienize, sanitise, sanitize - make sanitary by cleaning or sterilizing
bream - clean (a ship's bottom) with heat
steam clean, steam - clean by means of steaming; "steam-clean the upholstered sofa"
preen, plume - clean with one's bill; "The birds preened"
sweep - clean by sweeping; "Please sweep the floor"
do the dishes, wash up - wash dishes; "I cook and my husband washes up after dinner"
pipe-clay - whiten or clean with pipe-clay; "pipe-clay leather"
clean house, houseclean, clean - clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week"
scavenge - clean refuse from; "Scavenge a street"
dry clean - clean with chemical agents
launder, wash - cleanse with a cleaning agent, such as soap, and water; "Wash the towels, please!"
clean - be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily"
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Our award winners are just a few of the many people and groups across the state working to make clean energy accessible and affordable for all," said The Solutions Project Executive Director Sarah Shanley Hope.