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clear the air

Definition of clear the air

  1. :  to talk about problems, feelings, etc., in order to reach agreement or understanding <They cleared the air (between them) by discussing their differences.>



Word by Word Definitions

clearplay
  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. :  breath

    :  the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth

    :  a light breeze

  1. :  to expose to the air for drying, purifying, or refreshing :  ventilate

    :  to expose to public view or bring to public notice

    :  to transmit by radio or television


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