clear the way
Definition of clear the way
1 : to make the area through which someone or something is trying to pass open and able to be used She directed traffic to clear the way for the ambulance.
2 : to allow something to happen or develop The truce would clear the way for further discussions between the two groups.
Word by Word Definitions
: bright, luminous
: less than one-tenth covered
: in a clear manner
: all the way
: to make clear or translucent
: to free from pollution or cloudiness
: to free from accusation or blame : exonerate, vindicate
: a clear space or part
: a high arcing shot over an opponent's head in badminton
: a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place
: an opening for passage
: the course traveled from one place to another : route
: of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route
: by a long distance : to a considerable degree or extent : far
: by far : much
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