clear up (something)

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Definition of clear up (something)

1 : to cause (something) to go away The cream has cleared up my symptoms.
2 : to make (something) clear by explaining it clear up a mystery
3 : to cause the end of (something) by talking about it or dealing with it We need to clear up these misunderstandings.

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“Clear up (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clear%20up%20%28something%29. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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