Synonyms and Antonyms of clearing

  1. 1 a setting free from a charge of wrongdoing the clearing of his good name became his obsession Synonyms acquittal, exculpation, exoneration, vindicationRelated Words absolution, condonation, forgiveness, pardon, remission; atonement, expiation; compurgation; whitewashNear Antonyms accusation, arraignment, impeachment, incrimination, indictment; prosecution; castigation, censure, condemnation, denunciationAntonyms conviction

  2. 2 a small area of usually open land deer browsing in a clearing in the woods Synonyms field, ground, lot, parcel, plat, plot, tractRelated Words common(s), croft [chiefly British]; grass, green, greensward, lawn; glade, grassland, heath, heathland, lea (or ley), meadow, moor, pasture, pastureland

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