clear out

verb
Updated on: 23 Jan 2018

Definition of clear out

intransitive verb
: depart
transitive verb
: to drive out or away usually forcibly

Examples of clear out in a Sentence

  1. police used tear gas to clear out the demonstrators

  2. everyone cleared out as soon as the fire alarm began sounding

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