1. [ adjective ] clear 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

Related terms: unclear vivid limpid unmistakable broad clear-cut prima_facie definite distinct unambiguous comprehensible clarity
2. [ verb ] rid of obstructions
Synonyms: unclutter

"Clear your desk"

Related terms: clutter change clear_off clear_off open
3. [ adjective ] free from confusion or doubt

"a complex problem requiring a clear head" "not clear about what is expected of us"

Related terms: clearheaded
4. [ adjective ] affording free passage or view
Synonyms: free open

"a clear view" "a clear path to victory"

Related terms: unobstructed
5. [ verb ] make a way or path by removing objects

: "Clear a path through the dense forest"

Related terms: make
6. [ adjective ] free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through

"clear water" "clear plastic bags" "clear glass" "the air is clear and clean"

Related terms: opaque crystalline translucent hyaline unfrosted hyaline liquid unclouded clearness
7. [ adverb ] completely
Synonyms: all_the_way

"read the book clear to the end" "slept clear through the night" "there were open fields clear to the horizon"

8. [ adjective ] free from contact or proximity or connection

"we were clear of the danger" "the ship was clear of the reef"

Related terms: free
9. [ verb ] become clear
Synonyms: light_up brighten clear_up

"The sky cleared after the storm."

Related terms: overcast
10. [ verb ] remove objects of obstruction

"clear the leaves from the lawn" "Clear snow from the road"

Related terms: remove denude defoliate stump unclutter
11. [ verb ] grant authorization or clearance for
Synonyms: authorize pass authorise

"Clear the manuscript for publication" "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

Related terms: permit approve entitle validate license declare sanction empower commission approbate certificate authority clearance authoriser authorization
12. [ verb ] go away or disappear

"The fog cleared in the afternoon"

Related terms: vanish
13. [ adjective ] (especially of a title) free from any encumberance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law
Synonyms: unmortgaged

"I have clear title to this property"

Related terms: unencumbered
14. [ verb ] pass by, over, or under without making contact
Synonyms: top

"the balloon cleared the tree tops"

Related terms: pass hop crown
15. [ adjective ] clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
Synonyms: clear-cut clean-cut

"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"

Related terms: distinct
16. [ verb ] go unchallenged; be approved
Synonyms: pass

"The bill cleared the House"

Related terms: succeed
17. [ verb ] be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts;

"The check will clear within 2 business days."

Related terms: bounce
18. [ adjective ] characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts; especially e.g. guilt

"a clear conscience" "looked at her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"

Related terms: untroubled
19. [ verb ] make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
Synonyms: clarify illuminate shed_light_on sort_out crystallize elucidate crystalise straighten_out crystallise crystalize enlighten clear_up

: "Could you clarify these remarks?" "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

Related terms: confuse interpret clarify lucidity clarification
20. [ adjective ] (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
Synonyms: light unclouded clean

"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"

Related terms: pure
21. [ adjective ] characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
Synonyms: percipient

"clear mind" "a percipient author"

Related terms: discerning
22. [ adjective ] accurately stated or described
Synonyms: well-defined

"a set of well-defined values"

Related terms: ill-defined
23. [ verb ] (business) sell

"We cleared a lot of the old model cars"

Related terms: sell commerce
24. [ adjective ] easily deciphered
Synonyms: readable decipherable
Related terms: legible
25. [ verb ] rid of instructions or data

"clear a memory buffer"

Related terms: empty computer_science
26. [ verb ] remove (people) from a building

"clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"

Related terms: take_out
27. [ adjective ] free from flaw or blemish or impurity

"a clear perfect diamond"

Related terms: perfect
28. [ verb ] make as a net profit
Synonyms: net sack_up sack

"The company cleared $1 million"

Related terms: profit gain net
29. [ verb ] earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
Synonyms: earn make bring_in realize gain realise pull_in take_in

"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"

Related terms: get yield profit eke_out gross rake_off rake_in take_home make net
30. [ adverb ] in an easily perceptible manner
Synonyms: clearly

"could be seen clearly under the microscope" "She cried loud and clear"

31. [ verb ] clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.

"clear the water before it can be drunk"

Related terms: rid clearing
32. [ verb ] (business) yield as a net profit
Synonyms: net

"This sale netted me $1 million"

Related terms: yield net
33. [ verb ] make clear, bright, light, or translucent

"The water had to be cleared through filtering"

Related terms: change clearing
34. [ noun ] the state of being free of suspicion

: "investigation showed that he was in the clear"

Related terms: innocence acquit
35. [ verb ] free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment

"Clear the ship and let it dock"

Related terms: free
36. [ adjective ] freed from any question of guilt
Synonyms: cleared exculpated exonerated vindicated absolved

"is absolved from all blame" "was now clear of the charge of cowardice" "his official honor is vindicated"

Related terms: innocent
37. [ adjective ] of complexion; without such blemishes as e.g. acne

"the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"

Related terms: unblemished
38. [ adjective ] clear of charges or deductions

"a clear profit"

Related terms: net
39. [ verb ] settle, as of a debt
Synonyms: solve

"clear a debt" "solve an old debt"

Related terms: settle
40. [ verb ] (criminal law) pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
Synonyms: acquit discharge exonerate exculpate assoil

"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

Related terms: convict pronounce whitewash vindicate purge exoneration clearing judge
41. [ adjective ] (meteorology) free from clouds or mist or haze

"on a clear day"

Related terms: cloudy meteorology bright serene fair cloudless
42. [ adjective ] free of restrictions or qualifications
Synonyms: clean

"a clean bill of health" "a clear winner"

Related terms: unqualified
43. [ verb ] pass an inspection or receive authorization

"clear customs"

Related terms: pass
44. [ verb ] remove the occupants of

"Clear the building"

Related terms: empty
45. [ verb ] free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
Synonyms: clear_up

"Clear the throat"

Related terms: remove
46. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 15232
47. [ noun ] a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
Synonyms: open

: "finally broke out of the forest into the open"

Related terms: area
Similar spelling:   Cleary