clear
noun.
the state of being free of suspicion
investigation showed that he was in the clear
noun.
a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
finally broke out of the forest into the open
Synonym: open
verb.
rid of obstructions
Clear your desk
Synonym: unclutter
verb.
make a way or path by removing objects
Clear a path through the dense forest
verb.
become clear
The sky cleared after the storm
verb.
grant authorization or clearance for
Clear the manuscript for publication|The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography
verb.
remove
clear the leaves from the lawn|Clear snow from the road
verb.
go unchallenged; be approved
The bill cleared the House
Synonym: pass
verb.
be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
The check will clear within 2 business days
verb.
go away or disappear
The fog cleared in the afternoon
verb.
pass by, over, or under without making contact
the balloon cleared the tree tops
Synonym: top
verb.
make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
Could you clarify these remarks?|Clear up the question of who is at fault
verb.
free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
Clear the ship and let it dock
verb.
clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
clear the water before it can be drunk
verb.
yield as a net profit
This sale netted me $1 million
Synonym: net
verb.
make as a net profit
The company cleared $1 million
Synonym: net, sack, sack up
verb.
earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
How much do you make a month in your new job?|She earns a lot in her new job|this merger brought in lots of money|He clears $5,000 each month
verb.
sell
We cleared a lot of the old model cars
verb.
pass an inspection or receive authorization
clear customs
verb.
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
The suspect was cleared of the murder charges
verb.
settle, as of a debt
clear a debt|solve an old debt
Synonym: solve
verb.
make clear, bright, light, or translucent
The water had to be cleared through filtering
verb.
rid of instructions or data
clear a memory buffer
verb.
remove (people) from a building
clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat
verb.
remove the occupants of
Clear the building
verb.
free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
Clear the throat
Synonym: clear up
adj.
readily apparent to the mind
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
adj.
allowing light to pass through
clear water|clear plastic bags|clear glass|the air is clear and clean
adj.
accurately stated or described
a set of well-defined values
Synonym: well-defined
adj.
free from clouds or mist or haze
on a clear day
adv.
completely
read the book clear to the end|slept clear through the night|there were open fields clear to the horizon
Synonym: all the way
adv.
in an easily perceptible manner
could be seen clearly under the microscope|She cried loud and clear
Synonym: clearly
adj.
free from confusion or doubt
a complex problem requiring a clear head|not clear about what is expected of us
adj.
affording free passage or view
a clear view|a clear path to victory|open waters|the open countryside
Synonym: open
adj.
free from contact or proximity or connection
we were clear of the danger|the ship was clear of the reef
adj.
characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
a clear conscience|regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes
adj.
(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings|clear laughter like a waterfall|clear reds and blues|a light lilting voice like a silver bell
Synonym: clean, light, unclouded
adj.
(especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law
I have clear title to this property
Synonym: unmortgaged
adj.
clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
as clear as a whistle|clear footprints in the snow|the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather|a spire clean-cut against the sky|a clear-cut pattern
adj.
free of restrictions or qualifications
a clean bill of health|a clear winner
Synonym: clean
adj.
free from flaw or blemish or impurity
a clear perfect diamond|the clear complexion of a healthy young woman
adj.
clear of charges or deductions
a clear profit
adj.
easily deciphered
adj.
freed from any question of guilt
is absolved from all blame|was now clear of the charge of cowardice|his official honor is vindicated
adj.
characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
clear mind|a percipient author
Synonym: percipient