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in the clear

Definition of in the clear

  1. :  free from guilt or suspicion <The investigation considered all the charges against him and concluded that he was in the clear.> <He's not in the clear yet. The police still consider him a suspect.>



Word by Word Definitions

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  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


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