Associations to the word «Clear»


CLEAR, adjective. Transparent in colour.
CLEAR, adjective. Bright, not dark or obscured.
CLEAR, adjective. Free of obstacles.
CLEAR, adjective. Without clouds.
CLEAR, adjective. (meteorology) Of the sky, such that less than one eighth of its area is obscured by clouds.
CLEAR, adjective. Free of ambiguity or doubt.
CLEAR, adjective. Distinct, sharp, well-marked.
CLEAR, adjective. (figuratively) Free of guilt, or suspicion.
CLEAR, adjective. (of a soup) Without a thickening ingredient.
CLEAR, adjective. Possessing little or no perceptible stimulus.
CLEAR, adjective. (Scientology) Free from the influence of engrams; see Clear (Scientology).
CLEAR, adjective. Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating; discriminating.
CLEAR, adjective. Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.
CLEAR, adjective. Easily or distinctly heard; audible.
CLEAR, adjective. Unmixed; entirely pure.
CLEAR, adjective. Without defects or blemishes, such as freckles or knots.
CLEAR, adjective. Without diminution; in full; net.
CLEAR, adverb. All the way; entirely.
CLEAR, adverb. Not near something or touching it.
CLEAR, adverb. Free (or separate) from others
CLEAR, adverb. (obsolete) In a clear manner; plainly.
CLEAR, verb. (transitive) To remove obstructions or impediments from.
CLEAR, verb. (ergative) To become freed from obstructions.
CLEAR, verb. (transitive) To eliminate ambiguity or doubt from a matter; to clarify; especially, to clear up.
CLEAR, verb. (transitive) To remove from suspicion, especially of having committed a crime.
CLEAR, verb. (transitive) To pass without interference; to miss.
CLEAR, verb. (intransitive) To become clear.
CLEAR, verb. (intransitive) Of a check or financial transaction, to go through as payment; to be processed so that the money is transferred.
CLEAR, verb. (transitive) (business) To earn a profit of; to net.
CLEAR, verb. (transitive) To obtain permission to use (a sample of copyrighted audio) in another track.
CLEAR, verb. To disengage oneself from incumbrances, distress, or entanglements; to become free.
CLEAR, verb. To obtain a clearance.
CLEAR, verb. (sports) To defend by hitting (or kicking, throwing, heading etc.) the ball (or puck) from the defending goal.
CLEAR, verb. To fell all trees of a forest.
CLEAR, verb. (transitive) (computing) To reset or unset; to return to an empty state or to zero.
CLEAR, noun. (carpentry) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls.
CLEAR, noun. (cryptology) State of being unenciphered. (In the clear: Not enciphered.)
CLEAR, noun. (Scientology) An idea state of beingness free of unwanted influences.
CLEAR AND CONVINCING EVIDENCE, noun. (legal) A legal standard for deciding the outcome of a dispute, based on evidence that clearly indicates that a claim is more likely to be true than not, without needing to eliminate all doubt.
CLEAR AS A BELL, adjective. (simile) totally clear: distinct and unmistakeable, as a bell's tone is clearly heard.
CLEAR AS CRYSTAL, adjective. (of an object) transparent
CLEAR AS CRYSTAL, adjective. (of a statement) understandable
CLEAR AS MUD, adjective. (simile) Unclear, difficult or impossible to understand or interpret.
CLEAR AWAY, verb. (transitive) To tidy up, to remove mess or obstacles from a place to make it neat.
CLEAR AWAY, verb. (intransitive) To leave, disappear
CLEAR AWAY, verb. (transitive) (figuratively) To dispose of, to get rid of, to remove.
CLEAR AWAY, verb. (nautical) (transitive) To prepare some object for use by removing obstacles, untying or unfastening it.
CLEAR BLUE WATER, noun. (UK) (politics) An obvious, unambiguous divide between the policies of two parties.
CLEAR CUT, adjective. (idiomatic) straightforward, obvious, simple, or basic.
CLEAR CUT, adjective. (forestry) having had all trees cut.
CLEAR CUT, verb. To remove all trees or vegetation from an area
CLEAR ICE, noun. Black ice
CLEAR OFF, verb. (informal) To leave abruptly
CLEAR ONE'S LINES, verb. (sports) (idiomatic) To clear the ball away from a dangerous position.
CLEAR ONE'S THROAT, verb. Forcibly, (sometimes mutedly) expelling air from one's lungs, sometimes to clear mucus, sometimes to attract attention to something; less vigorous than coughing.
CLEAR OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to completely empty
CLEAR OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to remove or eject (from), especially forcibly
CLEAR OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to leave quickly
CLEAR OUT, verb. (idiomatic) (intransitive) to become empty
CLEAR ROUND, noun. (sports) To complete a show jumping course without knocking down any of the obstacles.
CLEAR ROUND, noun. (by extension) To complete a series of tasks without error.
CLEAR SOMEONE'S NAME, verb. To prove innocence of a person previously considered or suspected to be guilty.
CLEAR STUFF, noun. (archaic) Boards, planks, etc., that are free of knots.
CLEAR THE AIR, verb. To assuage a hostile situation.
CLEAR THE DECKS, verb. (nautical) To remove, or fasten, all loose material, or partitions prior to a naval engagement.
CLEAR THE DECKS, verb. (idiomatic) To prepare for action.
CLEAR TITLE, noun. (legal) full ownership of something, usually land, that is free of any encumbrances.
CLEAR UP, verb. (transitive) To clarify, to correct a misconception.
CLEAR UP, verb. (intransitive) Of stormy weather, to dissipate, to become calm.
CLEAR VIEW SCREEN, noun. (nautical) a circular disc of plate glass, set into the screen of a ship's bridge and spun at high speed by an electric motor in heavy rain or snow; it offers a clear view forward

Dictionary definition

CLEAR, noun. The state of being free of suspicion; "investigation showed that he was in the clear".
CLEAR, noun. A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open".
CLEAR, verb. Rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk".
CLEAR, verb. Make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through the dense forest".
CLEAR, verb. Become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm".
CLEAR, verb. Grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography".
CLEAR, verb. Remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road".
CLEAR, verb. Go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House".
CLEAR, verb. Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The check will clear within 2 business days".
CLEAR, verb. Go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon".
CLEAR, verb. Pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops".
CLEAR, verb. Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault".
CLEAR, verb. Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; "Clear the ship and let it dock".
CLEAR, verb. Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; "clear the water before it can be drunk".
CLEAR, verb. Yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million".
CLEAR, verb. Make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million".
CLEAR, verb. Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month".
CLEAR, verb. Sell; "We cleared a lot of the old model cars".
CLEAR, verb. Pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs".
CLEAR, verb. Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges".
CLEAR, verb. Settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt".
CLEAR, verb. Make clear, bright, light, or translucent; "The water had to be cleared through filtering".
CLEAR, verb. Rid of instructions or data; "clear a memory buffer".
CLEAR, verb. Remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat".
CLEAR, verb. Remove the occupants of; "Clear the building".
CLEAR, verb. Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat".
CLEAR, adverb. Completely; "read the book clear to the end"; "slept clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear to the horizon".
CLEAR, adverb. In an easily perceptible manner; "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear".
CLEAR, adjective. 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".
CLEAR, adjective. Free from confusion or doubt; "a complex problem requiring a clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us".
CLEAR, adjective. Affording free passage or view; "a clear view"; "a clear path to victory"; "open waters"; "the open countryside".
CLEAR, adjective. Allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean".
CLEAR, adjective. Free from contact or proximity or connection; "we were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef".
CLEAR, adjective. Characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt); "a clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes".
CLEAR, adjective. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell".
CLEAR, adjective. (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".
CLEAR, adjective. Clear and 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 spire clean-cut against the sky"; "a clear-cut pattern".
CLEAR, adjective. Accurately stated or described; "a set of well-defined values".
CLEAR, adjective. Free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day".
CLEAR, adjective. Free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner".
CLEAR, adjective. Free from flaw or blemish or impurity; "a clear perfect diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman".
CLEAR, adjective. Clear of charges or deductions; "a clear profit".
CLEAR, adjective. Easily deciphered.
CLEAR, adjective. Freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated".
CLEAR, adjective. Characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; "clear mind"; "a percipient author".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.