HyperDic: clear

English > 45 senses of the word clear:
ADJECTIVEallclearreadily apparent to the mind
allclearfree from confusion or doubt
allclear, openaffording free passage / passage or view
allclearallowing light to pass through
allclearfree from contact or proximity or connection
allclearcharacterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
allclear, clean, light, unclouded(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls / dulls or dims
allclear, unmortgaged(especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question ... / question of fact or law
allclear, clean-cut, clear-cutclear and distinct / distinct to the senses
allclear, well-definedaccurately stated / stated or described
allclearfree from clouds or mist or haze
allclear, cleanfree of restrictions or qualifications / qualifications
allclearfree from flaw or blemish or impurity
allclearclear of charges or deductions
allclear, decipherable, readableeasily deciphered
allclear, absolved, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicatedfreed from any question of guilt
allclear, percipientcharacterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
VERBchangeclear, unclutterrid of obstructions
changeclearmake a way / way or path by removing objects
weatherclear, clear up, light up, brightenbecome clear
communicationclear, authorize, authorise, passgrant authorization or clearance for
changeclearremove
socialclear, passgo unchallenged
possessionclearbe debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
perceptioncleargo away or disappear
motionclear, toppass by, over, or under without making contact
cognitionclear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidatemake free from confusion / confusion or ambiguity
socialclearfree from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
possessionclearclear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
possessionclear, netyield as a net profit
possessionclear, net, sack, sack upmake as a net profit
possessionclear, gain, take in, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
possessionclearsell
motionclearpass an inspection or receive authorization
communicationclear, acquit, assoil, discharge, exonerate, exculpatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges
communicationclear, solvesettle, as of a debt
changeclearmake clear, bright / bright, light, or translucent
changeclearrid of instructions or data
changeclearremove (people) from a building
changeclearremove the occupants of
changeclear, clear upfree (the throat) by making a rasping sound
ADVERBallclear, all the waycompletely
allclear, clearlyin an easily perceptible manner
NOUNstateclearthe state of being free of suspicion
locationclear, opena clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
clear > pronunciation
Soundsklih'r
Rhymesacyclovir ... zaire / Zaire: 93 rhymes with ihr...
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 1
MeaningReadily apparent to the mind.
Examples
  • "a clear and present danger"
  • "a clear explanation"
  • "a clear case of murder"
  • "a clear indication that she was angry"
  • "gave us a clear idea of human nature"
Attribute ofclarity, lucidity, lucidness, pellucidity, clearness, limpidityFree from obscurity and easy to understand
Narrowerbroad, unsubtlelacking subtlety
clear-cut, distinct, trenchantclearly / clearly / clearly or sharply defined to the mind
limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, crystal clear, perspicuous(of language) transparently clear
prima facieAs it seems at first sight
unmistakableclearly evident to the mind
vividHaving the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
See alsocomprehensible, comprehendiblecapable of being comprehended or understood
definiteprecise
distinctEasy to perceive / perceive
unambiguousHaving or exhibiting a single clearly / clearly defined meaning
Oppositeunclearnot clear to the mind
Spanishclaro
Catalanclar
Nounsclarity, clearnessfree from obscurity and easy to understand
Adverbsclearlywithout doubt or question
clearlyin an intelligible manner
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFree from confusion or doubt.
Examples
  • "a complex problem requiring a clear head"
  • "not clear about what is expected of us"
Broaderclearheaded, clear-thinkingnot mentally confused / confused
Nounsclearnessfree from obscurity and easy to understand
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 3
Meaningaffording free passage / passage or view.
Examples
  • "a clear view"
  • "a clear path to victory"
Synonymopen
BroaderunobstructedFree from impediment / impediment or obstruction or hindrance
Spanishdespejado, libre
Catalanclar, lliure
Nounsclaritythe quality of clear water
cleara clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 4
MeaningAllowing light to pass through.
Examples
  • "clear water"
  • "clear plastic bags"
  • "clear glass"
  • "the air is clear and clean"
Attribute ofclearness, clarity, uncloudednessThe quality of clear water
Narrowercrystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparenttransmitting light
hyaline, hyaloidresembling glass in transparency or translucency
liquid, limpidClear and bright
translucent, semitransparentAllowing light to pass through diffusely
uncloudednot made opaque or cloudy by sediment
unfrosted(of glass) lacking a frosted coating / coating
Oppositeopaquenot transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy
Spanishclaro, transparente
Catalanclar
Nounsclearness, claritythe quality of clear water
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 5
MeaningFree from contact or proximity or connection.
Examples
  • "we were clear of the danger"
  • "the ship was clear of the reef"
Broaderfreeable to act at will
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 6
MeaningCharacterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt).
Examples
  • "a clear conscience"
  • "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"
Broaderuntroublednot beset by troubles or disturbance or distress
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 7
Meaning(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls / dulls or dims.
Examples
  • "clear laughter like a waterfall"
  • "clear reds and blues"
Synonymsclean, light, unclouded
BroaderpureFree of extraneous elements of any kind
Spanishclaro, limpio, nítido
Catalanclar, net, nítid
Nounsclearness, claritythe quality of clear water
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 8
Meaning(especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question ... / question of fact or law.
Example"I have clear title to this property"
Synonymunmortgaged
BroaderunencumberedFree of encumbrance
Spanishliquidado
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 9
MeaningClear and distinct / distinct to the senses; easily perceptible.
Examples
  • "as clear as a whistle"
  • "clear footprints in the snow"
  • "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"
  • "a clear-cut pattern"
Synonymsclean-cut, clear-cut
BroaderdistinctEasy to perceive / perceive
Nounsclearnessfree from obscurity and easy to understand
Adverbsclearlyin an easily perceptible manner
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 10
Meaningaccurately stated / stated or described.
Synonymwell-defined
Oppositeill-defined, unclearpoorly stated or described
Nounsclarity, clearnessfree from obscurity and easy to understand
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 11
MeaningFree from clouds or mist or haze.
Example"on a clear day"
CategorymeteorologyThe earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
Narrowercloudless, uncloudedFree from clouds
fairFree of clouds or rain
sereneCompletely clear and fine
OppositecloudyFull of or covered with clouds
Spanishclaro, despejado, nítido
Catalanclar, nítid, serè
Nounsclearness, claritythe quality of clear water
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 12
MeaningFree of restrictions or qualifications / qualifications.
Example "a clear winner"
Synonymclean
Broaderunqualifiednot limited or restricted
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 13
MeaningFree from flaw or blemish or impurity.
Examples
  • "a clear perfect diamond"
  • "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
Broaderperfectcomplete of its kind and without defect / defect / defect / defect or blemish
Nounsclearnessthe quality of clear water
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 14
MeaningClear of charges or deductions.
Example"a clear profit"
Broadernet, nettRemaining after all deductions
Spanishlimpio
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 15
Meaningeasily deciphered.
Synonymsdecipherable, readable
Broaderlegible(of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered
Spanishclaro, legible, leíble
Catalanclar, llegible
Nounsclarity, clearness, limpidityfree from obscurity and easy to understand
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 16
MeaningFreed from any question of guilt.
Example "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"
Synonymsabsolved, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated
Broaderinnocent, guiltless, clean-handedFree from evil or guilt
Spanishabsuelto, exculpado, exonerado
Nounsclearthe state of being free of suspicion
clearnessfree from obscurity and easy to understand
English > clear: 45 senses > adjective 17
MeaningCharacterized by ease and quickness in perceiving.
Example"clear mind"
Synonympercipient
BroaderdiscerningHaving or revealing keen insight and good judgment
Nounsclearnessfree from obscurity and easy to understand
English > clear: 45 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being free of suspicion.
Example"investigation showed that he was in the clear"
BroaderinnocenceA state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense
Spanishlimpio
Catalannet
Adjectivesclearfreed from any question of guilt
Verbsclearpronounce not guilty of criminal charges
English > clear: 45 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water.
Synonymopen
Broaderarea, countryA particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
Adjectivesclearaffording free passage / passage or view
Verbsclearremove
clearrid of obstructions
clearmake a way / way or path by removing objects
English > clear: 45 senses > adverb 1
MeaningCompletely.
Examples
  • "read the book clear to the end"
  • "slept clear through the night"
  • "there were open fields clear to the horizon"
Synonymall the way
English > clear: 45 senses > adverb 2
MeaningIn an easily perceptible manner.
Examples
  • "could be seen clearly under the microscope"
  • "She cried loud and clear"
Synonymclearly
Spanishclaramente
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 1, change
MeaningRid of obstructions.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThey clear the path of the snow
Example"Clear your desk"
Synonymunclutter
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
See alsoclear off, clear awayremove from sight
Oppositeclutter, clutter upfill a space in a disorderly way
Similar toclearRemove
Spanisharreglar, descongestionar, desobstruir, despejar, limpiar, ordenar, recoger, retirar
Catalandescongestionar, desobstruir, enretirar, netejar, recollir, retirar
Nounscleara clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningmake a way / way or path by removing objects.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Clear a path through the dense forest"
Broadermake, createmake or cause to be or to become
Similar toclearRemove
Nounscleara clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
clearinga tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 3, weather
MeaningBecome clear.
PatternSomething ----s; It is ----ing
Example"The sky cleared after the storm"
Synonymsclear up, light up, brighten
Oppositeovercast, cloudmake overcast or cloudy
Spanishabrir, aclararse, aclarar, despejarse, despejar, mejorar, salir el sol, salir el so
Catalanaclarir-se, asserenar-se, desemboirar-se, desencapotar-se, esclarir-se, millorar, obrir-se, obrir, sortir el sol
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaninggrant authorization or clearance for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example"Clear the manuscript for publication"
Synonymsauthorize, authorise, pass
Narrowerapprobateapprove or sanction officially
approve, O.K., okay, sanctionGive sanction to
certificateauthorize by certificate
commissionCharge with a task
declareauthorize payments of
license, licence, certifyauthorize officially
validate, formalize, formalisedeclare or make legally valid
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Spanishaprobar, autorizar, facultar
Catalanautoritzar, facultar
Nounsclearancepermission to proceed
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 5, change
MeaningRemove.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey clear the snow from the path
Examples
  • "clear the leaves from the lawn"
  • "Clear snow from the road"
Narrowerclear-cutremove all the trees at one time
deforest, disforest, disafforestRemove the trees from
denude, bare, denudate, striplay bare
stumpRemove tree stumps from
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Similar toclearmake a way / way or path by removing objects
unclutter, clearRid of obstructions
Spanishclaramente, clarificar, unánimente
Catalanclarificar
Nounscleara clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
clearinga tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 6, social
MeaningGo unchallenged; be approved.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The bill cleared the House"
Synonympass
NarrowerclearPass an inspection or receive authorization
Broadersucceed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goodsattain success or reach a desired goal / goal
Spanishpasar, salvar
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 7, possession
MeaningBe debited and credited to the proper bank accounts.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The check will clear within 2 business days"
OppositebounceCome back after being refused
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 8, perception
Meaninggo away or disappear.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The fog cleared in the afternoon"
Broadervanish, disappear, go awayBecome invisible or unnoticeable / unnoticeable
Spanishdesaparecer
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 9, motion
MeaningPass by, over, or under without making contact.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"the balloon cleared the tree tops"
Synonymtop
NarrowerhopJump across
Broaderpass, overtake, overhaulTravel past
Spanishcubrir, rematar
Catalancobrir, rematar
Nounsclearancethe distance by which one thing clears another
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 10, cognition
Meaningmake free from confusion / confusion or ambiguity; make clear.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
Synonymsclear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate
Broaderclarify, clear up, elucidatemake clear and (more) comprehensible
Spanishaclarar, clarificar, cristalizar, dilucidar, esclarecer, explicar
Catalandilucidar, esclarir
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 11, social
MeaningFree from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Clear the ship and let it dock"
Broaderfree, dischargeFree from obligations or duties
Spanishfranquear
Catalanafranquir, enfranquir
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 12, possession
MeaningClear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"clear the water before it can be drunk"
Broaderrid, free, disembarrassrelieve from
Nounsclearingthe act of removing solid particles from a liquid / liquid
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 13, possession
MeaningYield as a net profit.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymnet
Broaderyield, pay, bearbring in
Similar tonet, sack, sack up, clearmake as a net profit
Spanishrentar
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 14, possession
Meaningmake as a net profit.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The company cleared $1 million"
Synonymsnet, sack, sack up
Broaderprofit, gain, benefitderive a benefit from
Similar togain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring inearn on some commercial or business transaction
net, clearYield as a net profit
Spanishdespedir, ganar neto, liquidar
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 15, possession
Meaningearn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey clear the money
Example "He clears $5,000 each month"
Synonymsgain, take in, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in
Narrowereke out, squeeze outmake by laborious and precarious means
grossearn before taxes, expenses, etc.
profit, turn a profitmake a profit
rake in, shovel inearn large sums of money
rake offTake money from an illegal transaction
take home, bring homeearn as a salary or wage
yield, pay, bearbring in
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Similar tomakeact in a certain way so as to acquire
net, sack, sack up, clearmake as a net profit
Spanishadquirir, advertir, clarificar, cobrar, ganar, hacer
Catalanadvertir, clarificar, guanyar
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 16, possession
Meaningsell.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
Categorycommerce, commercialism, mercantilismtransactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)
BroadersellExchange or deliver for money or its equivalent
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 17, motion
MeaningPass an inspection or receive authorization.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"clear customs"
Broaderpass, clearGo unchallenged
Spanishdeclarar
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 18, communication
Meaningpronounce not guilty of criminal charges.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody of something
ModelThey want to clear the prisoners
Example"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
Synonymsacquit, assoil, discharge, exonerate, exculpate
Entailsevaluate, pass judgment, judgeform a critical opinion of
NarrowerpurgeClear of a charge
vindicateClear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting proof
whitewashexonerate by means of a perfunctory investigation or through biased presentation of data
Broaderpronounce, label, judgepronounce judgment on
OppositeconvictFind or declare guilty
Spanishabsolver, descargar, exculpar, exonerar
Catalandescarregar, exculpar, exonerar
Nounsclearthe state of being free of suspicion
clearingthe act of freeing from suspicion
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 19, communication
MeaningSettle, as of a debt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"clear a debt"
Synonymsolve
Broadersettle, square off, square up, determineSettle conclusively
Spanishsaldar
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 20, change
Meaningmake clear, bright / bright, light, or translucent.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The water had to be cleared through filtering"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishaclarar, clarificar, despejar
Catalanaclarir, clarificar, descongestionar, desobstruir, eixarmar, eixermar, esbardissar, retirar
Nounsclearingthe act of removing solid particles from a liquid / liquid
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 21, change
MeaningRid of instructions or data.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"clear a memory buffer"
Categorycomputer science, computingThe branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Broaderemptymake void or empty of contents
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 22, change
MeaningRemove (people) from a building.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"
Broadertake out, move out, removeCause to leave
Similar toclearRemove the occupants of
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 23, change
MeaningRemove the occupants of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Clear the building"
Broaderemptymake void or empty of contents
Similar toclearRemove (people) from a building
English > clear: 45 senses > verb 24, change
MeaningFree (the throat) by making a rasping sound.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Clear the throat"
Synonymclear up
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Spanishaclarar, clarificar, despejar, retirar, solucionar
Catalanaclarir, clarificar, enretirar, resoldre, solucionar

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