Definition of clear up
1 of weather or the sky : to change so that there are no clouds, fog, etc. The sky cleared up after the rain. It's cloudy now, but it's clearing up gradually.
2 of the skin : to become free of marks or spots My skin cleared up when I started using the cream.
3 : to go away My symptoms cleared up once I started using the cream.
4 British : to make an area clean or tidy Let's clear up before we leave.
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
: in or into a higher position or level
: away from the center of the earth
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
: used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
: used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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