Meaning of clear

Definition of clear

(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"
free from confusion or doubt; "a complex problem requiring a clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us"
affording free passage or view; "a clear view"; "a clear path to victory"; "open waters"; "the open countryside"
allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
free from contact or proximity or connection; "we were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt); "a clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"
(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"
(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"
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"
accurately stated or described; "a set of well-defined values"
free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day"
free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
free from flaw or blemish or impurity; "a clear perfect diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
clear of charges or deductions; "a clear profit"
freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated"
characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; "clear mind"; "a percipient author"
(adv) completely; "read the book clear to the end"; "slept clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear to the horizon"
in an easily perceptible manner; "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear"
(noun) the state of being free of suspicion; "investigation showed that he was in the clear"
a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
(verb) rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk"
make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through the dense forest"
become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House"
be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The check will clear within 2 business days"
go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; "Clear the ship and let it dock"
clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; "clear the water before it can be drunk"
yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
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"
sell; "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
make clear, bright, light, or translucent; "The water had to be cleared through filtering"
(adv) with possibility of separation or individuation; "the two ideas were considered separably"
(verb) remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"
remove the occupants of; "Clear the building"
free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"

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