clear the way

Definition of clear the way

  1. 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. 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

clearplay
  1. :  bright, luminous

    :  cloudless

    :  less than one-tenth covered

  1. :  in a clear manner

    :  all the way

  1. :  to make clear or translucent

    :  to free from pollution or cloudiness

    :  to free from accusation or blame :  exonerate, vindicate

  1. :  a clear space or part

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

  1. :  a thoroughfare for travel or transportation from place to place

    :  an opening for passage

    :  the course traveled from one place to another :  route

  1. :  of, connected with, or constituting an intermediate point on a route

  1. :  by a long distance :  to a considerable degree or extent :  far

    :  by far :  much

    :  very


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