Words starting with: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
Definition of Clear
Adjective: clear (clearer,clearest) kleer
- Readily apparent to the mind
"a clear and present danger"; "a clear explanation"; "a clear case of murder"; "a clear indication that she was angry"; "gave us a clear idea of human nature"
- Free from confusion or doubt
"a complex problem requiring a clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us"
- Affording free passage or view
"a clear view";
- Allowing light to pass through
"clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
- Free from contact, proximity or connection
"we were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
- Characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
"a clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"
- (of sound or colour) free from anything that dulls or dims
"clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues";
- clean, light, unclouded
- (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law
"I have clear title to this property";
- Distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
"as clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a clear-cut pattern";
- clean-cut, clear-cut
- Accurately stated or described
"a set of clear values";
- (meteorology) free from clouds, mist or haze
"on a clear day"
- Free from restrictions or qualifications
"a clear winner";
- Free from flaw, blemish or impurity
"a clear perfect diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
- Clear of charges or deductions
"a clear profit"
- Easily read and understood
"James Boice provides a clear overview of Christian theology";
- decipherable, readable
- Freed from any question of guilt
"was now clear of the charge of cowardice";
- absolved, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated
- Characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
- Rid of obstructions
"Clear your desk";
- Make a way or path by removing objects
"Clear a path through the dense forest"
- Become free from clouds or less cloudy; become brighter
"The sky cleared after the storm";
- clear up, light up, brighten
- Grant authorization or clearance for
"Clear the manuscript for publication";
- authorize, authorise [Brit], pass
- Remove so as to leave tidy or unobstructed
"clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
- Go unchallenged; be approved
"The bill cleared the House";
- Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
"The payment should clear within 2 business days"
- Go away or disappear
"The fog cleared in the afternoon"
- Pass by, over, or under without making contact
"the balloon cleared the tree tops";
- Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
"Clear up the question of who is at fault";
- clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise [Brit], crystalize, crystalise [Brit], straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate
- Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
"Clear the ship and let it dock"
- Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
"clear the water before it can be drunk"
- Yield as a net profit
"This sale cleared me $1 million";
- Make as a net profit
"The company cleared $1 million";
- net, sack, sack up
- Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
"He clears $5,000 each month";
- gain, take in, make, earn, realize, realise [Brit], pull in, bring in
"We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
- Pass an inspection or receive authorization
- Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
"The suspect was cleared of the murder charges";
- acquit, assoil, discharge, exonerate, exculpate
- Settle, as of a debt
"clear a debt";
- Make clear, bright, light, or translucent
"The water had to be cleared through filtering"
- (computing) rid of instructions or data
"clear a memory buffer"
- Remove (people) from a building
"clear the patrons from the theatre after the bomb threat"
- Remove the occupants of
"Clear the building"
- Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
"Clear the throat";
- clear up
"slept clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear to the horizon"; "read the book clear to the end";
- all the way
- In an easily perceptible manner
"She cried loud and clear";
- The state of being free of suspicion
"investigation showed that he was in the clear"
- A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
"finally broke out of the forest into the clear";
Anagrams containing the word clear