all clear

noun

: a signal that a danger has passed

Examples of all clear in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Louisville Courier Journal Officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department have given an all clear at the Louisville Zoo from any threat after zoo officials received a call about a bomb threat. Ana Rocío Álvarez Bríñez, The Courier-Journal, 19 Apr. 2024 She's had a bumpy health scare last year but all clear now. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 6 May 2024 Officers with the Louisville Metro Police Department have given an all clear at the Louisville Zoo from any threat after zoo officials received a call about a bomb threat. The Courier-Journal, 19 Apr. 2024 An all clear was given after construction workers at the BlueOval SK plant in Glendale were evacuated Thursday morning after officials concluded a suspicious device found on the property was not an explosive. Leo Bertucci, The Courier-Journal, 29 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for all clear 

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Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of all clear was in 1853

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“All clear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/all%20clear. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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