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clear

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1 easily seen through

  • the clear glass walls of the aquariumʼs giant ocean tank
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3 having or showing a mind free from doubt

  • I need to be absolutely clear about what youʼre saying
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4 not stormy or cloudy

  • novice pilots can only fly on clear days
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7 free from guilt or blame

  • slept with a clear conscience
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in the clear

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clear, transparent, translucent, limpid mean capable of being seen through. clear implies absence of cloudiness, haziness, or muddiness.
    • clear water
transparent implies being so clear that objects can be seen distinctly.
    • a transparent sheet of film
translucent implies the passage of light but not a clear view of what lies beyond.
    • translucent frosted glass
limpid suggests the soft clearness of pure water.
    • her eyes were limpid pools of blue

clear

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1 to rid the surface of (as an area) from things in the way

  • the early settlers worked hard to clear the land for crops
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2 to set (a person or thing) free of something that encumbers

  • cleared the woods of brush
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3 to give what is owed for

  • finally cleared the last debt
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4 to remove the contents of

  • cleared a drawer so there would be a place to store his clothes
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5 to remove usually visible impurities from

  • cleared the car windows
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6 to set free from entanglement or difficulty

  • cleared himself of any involvement in the matter
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cut loose

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7 to make passage through (something) possible by removing obstructions

  • plows promptly cleared the roads of snow
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8 to free from a charge of wrongdoing

  • she had once been accused of embezzlement, but an investigation by the bank cleared her
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9 to give official acceptance of as satisfactory

  • the administration cleared the plan, and building should begin shortly
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10 to take away from a place or position

  • cleared the dishes from the table
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11 to give information to

  • please clear my mind about the new arrangement regarding reimbursement for traveling expenses
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keep posted (one), let know (one)

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12 to receive after charges and deductions have been made

  • cleared enough from that stock transaction to be able to afford a new luxury automobile
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net

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