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clear away

Definition of clear away

  1. :  to remove (something) from an area or surface <Just give me a moment to clear all these papers away, then we can sit down at the table.> —sometimes used figuratively <They had a long talk and were able to clear away all their misunderstandings.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  bright, luminous

    :  cloudless

    :  less than one-tenth covered

  1. :  in a clear manner

    :  all the way

  1. :  to make clear or translucent

    :  to free from pollution or cloudiness

    :  to free from accusation or blame :  exonerate, vindicate

  1. :  a clear space or part

    :  a high arcing shot over an opponent's head in badminton

  1. :  on the way :  along

    :  from this or that place

    :  in a secure place or manner

  1. :  absent from a place :  gone

    :  distant in space or time

    :  played on an opponent's grounds

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to permeate or influence as if by dyeing

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