clear oneself

idiom
variants: or clear one's name
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of clear oneself

: to prove that one is innocent
  • He says he's innocent and he wants an opportunity to clear himself.
  • She welcomed the opportunity to clear her name and provide answers to all the accusations.

Word by Word Definitions

clear play
  1. : bright, luminous

  2. : cloudless

  3. : free from mist, haze, or dust

  1. : in a clear manner

  2. : all the way

  1. : to make clear or translucent

  2. : to free from pollution or cloudiness

  3. : to free from accusation or blame : exonerate, vindicate

  1. : a clear space or part

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

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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