Thesaurus

clear out

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of clear out

1 to cause (members of a group) to move widely apart
  • police used tear gas to clear out the demonstrators

Synonyms for clear out

Words Related to clear out

Near Antonyms for clear out

Antonyms for clear out

2 to get free from a dangerous or confining situation
  • everyone cleared out as soon as the fire alarm began sounding

Synonyms for clear out

Words Related to clear out

Phrases Synonymous with clear out

Near Antonyms for clear out

3 to leave a place often for another
  • the lunch crowd usually clears out by 2:00 p.m. at the latest

Synonyms for clear out

Words Related to clear out

Phrases Synonymous with clear out

Near Antonyms for clear out

Antonyms for clear out

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About clear out

Time Traveler for clear out

Time Traveler

The first known use of clear out was in 1613

See more words from the same year

Thesaurus Entries Near clear out

clear off

clear out

clears

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Clear out.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/clear%20out. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!