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clear out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clear out

  1. 1 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart <police used tear gas to clear out the demonstrators> Synonyms scatter, disband, dispel, disperse, dissipate, squanderRelated Words break up, isolate, part, segregate, separate, split (up); diffuse, disseminate, diverge, spreadNear Antonyms agglutinate, conglomerate; unify, uniteAntonyms assemble, cluster, collect, concentrate, congregate, gather, ingather

  2. 2 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation <everyone cleared out as soon as the fire alarm began sounding> Synonyms abscond, break out (of), escape, flee, fly, get out, lam, run away, run offRelated Words avoid, elude, evade, lose, shun; decamp, depart, elope, exit, go, leave, move, pull out, quit, sally (forth), shove (off), take off, walk out; disentangle, extricate; bring off, emancipate, enfranchise, free, liberate, loose, loosen, manumit, redeem, release, rescue, spring, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetterNear Antonyms abide, dwell, hang around, linger, remain, stay, stick around, tarry; come back, return

  3. 3 to leave a place often for another <the lunch crowd usually clears out by 2:00 p.m. at the latest> Synonyms bail, bail out, begone, book [slang], bugger off [British slang], bug off, bug out, buzz (off), clear off [chiefly British], go, cut out, depart, dig out, exit, get, get off, go off, move, pack (up or off), part, peel off, pike (out or off), pull out, push off, push on, quit, run along, sally (forth), scarper [British], shove (off), step (along), take off, vamoose, walk outRelated Words set out, start, strike out; abscond, decamp, escape, evacuate, flee, fly, get out, mizzle [chiefly British], run away, scat, scram, skip; go out, light out, step out; abandon, desert, forsake, vacate; emigrate; adjourn, remove, retire, retreat, withdrawNear Antonyms abide, dwell, lodge, remain, settle, stay, tarry; approach, close, near; hit, land, reachAntonyms arrive, come, show up, turn up




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