clear definition

  • adjective:
    • free of clouds, mist, or haze: an obvious day.
    • maybe not obscured or darkened; bright: clear daylight; a definite yellow.
    • Effortlessly seen through; clear: pure water.
    • without flaw, blemish, or impurity: a definite, perfect diamond; a clear record with the authorities.
    • without impediment, obstruction, or hindrance; open: a definite view; a clear way to triumph.
    • simple or evident into head; unmistakable: a clear instance of infidelity.
    • Effortlessly perceptible to your eye or ear; distinct.
    • discriminating or perceiving quickly; keen: a definite brain.
    • Free from doubt or confusion; certain.
    • without certification or limitation; absolute: a clear winner.
    • clear of shame; untroubled: a clear conscience.
    • Having been freed from contact, distance, or connection: At last we had been free from the chance. The ship was away from the reef.
    • clear of fees or deductions; net: a clear revenue.
    • Containing nothing.
    • Completely transparent in colour
    • vibrant, perhaps not dark or obscured.
    • free from obstacles.
    • Without clouds.
    • without ambiguity or doubt.
    • distinct, razor-sharp, well-marked.
    • free from guilt, or suspicion.
    • of this sky, so that significantly less than one eighth of their location is obscured by clouds.
    • Without a thickening ingredient.
    • having minimal perceptible stimuli
    • free of the impact of engrams; see obvious (Scientology).
    • without opaqueness; clear; brilliant; light; luminous; unclouded.
    • without ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous; simple; obvious; manifest; indubitable.
    • capable view demonstrably; keen; intense; penetrating; discriminating.
    • maybe not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.
    • quickly or distinctly heard; audible; canorous.
    • Without blend; totally pure.
    • Without problem or blemish, eg freckles or knots.
    • without guilt or stain; unblemished.
    • Without diminution; completely; web.
    • clear of obstacle or obstruction; unobstructed.
    • without shame; detention, etc.
    • accurately reported or described
    • clear of charges or deductions
    • free from clouds or mist or haze
    • free from confusion or doubt
    • free from contact or distance or connection
    • described as freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
    • clear and distinct towards the senses; quickly perceptible
    • (especially of a title) free of any encumbrance or restriction that shows a question of-fact or legislation
    • clear of flaw or blemish or impurity
    • free of restrictions or qualifications
    • (of noise or color) free from something that dulls or dims
    • free of any question of guilt
    • affording no-cost passage or view
    • described as ease and quickness in perceiving
    • readily obvious towards brain
    • easily deciphered
    • allowing light to feed
  • adverb:
    • Distinctly; clearly: talked loud and clear.
    • straightened out; completely away: endured clear of the doors.
    • Informal right; entirely: slept clear through the night; read the book obvious into end.
    • completely; entirely.
    • Not near something or pressing it.
    • no-cost (or individual) from other people
    • In a clear manner; plainly.
    • Without limitation; completely; quite; completely.
    • in an easily perceptible way
    • entirely
  • verb-transitive:
    • To make light, obvious, or bright.
    • To rid of impurities, blemishes, muddiness, or foreign matter.
    • To free from confusion, question, or ambiguity; make ordinary or intelligible: cleared up issue of duty.
    • To eliminate objects or obstructions: obvious the table; clear the trail of dirt.
    • In order to make (a means or clearing) by removing obstructions: clear a path through jungle.
    • To remove (objects or obstructions): clear the bathroom; clear snow from the roadway.
    • To remove the occupants of: obvious the movie theater.
    • To remove (men and women): clear the kids from the room.
    • Sports to go or capture (a ball or puck) away from the objective or out of the defensive zone.
    • Sports To clear a puck away from (the defensive zone), such as ice hockey.
    • Computer Science To rid (a memory area or buffer, for instance) of instructions or data.
    • Computer Science To remove (instructions or information) from memory.
    • To free of a legal charge or imputation of shame; acquit: cleared the suspect of the murder fee.
    • to pass through by, under, or over without contact: The watercraft eliminated the dock.
    • to stay (a debt).
    • to achieve (confirmed quantity) as web revenue or earnings.
    • To pass (a bill of exchange, eg a check) through a clearing-house.
    • To secure the endorsement of: The bill eliminated the Senate.
    • To authorize or approve: cleared the material for publication.
    • To free (a ship or cargo) from appropriate detention at a harbor by satisfying customs and harbor demands.
    • to provide clearance or consent to: cleared the jet to land.
    • To release (the throat) of phlegm through a rasping noise.
    • To make brilliant, clear, or undimmed; to free from clouds.
    • To free of impurities; to make clear; to clean.
    • To clear of obscurity or ambiguity; to relive of perplexity; in order to make perspicuous.
    • To render much more quick or acute, as comprehension; which will make perspicacious.
    • To clear of obstacle or incumbrance, from defilement, or from something injurious, worthless, or offensive; ; -- often used in combination with of, off, away, or away.
    • To without the imputation of shame; to justify, vindicate, or acquit; -- usually used in combination with off prior to the thing imputed.
    • To jump or pass-by, or over, without touching or failure.
    • To gain without deduction; to net.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To become obvious: The sky eliminated.
    • going away; disappear: The fog eliminated.
    • to switch inspections and expenses or settle reports through a clearing-house.
    • to feed the banking system and be debited and credited toward appropriate accounts: The check eliminated.
    • To comply with customs and harbor requirements in discharging a cargo or in making or entering a port.
    • In order to become clear of clouds or fog; to become reasonable; -- of this weather condition; -- usually followed closely by up, down, or away.
    • In order to become without turbidity; -- of solutions or suspensions of fluids.
    • To disengage a person's self from incumbrances, distress, or entanglements; in order to become no-cost.
    • which will make exchanges of inspections and bills, and settle balances, as it is done in a clearing household.
    • to get a clearance.
  • noun:
    • A clear or open area.
    • Full extent; distance between extreme limits; specifically; the length involving the closest areas of two-bodies, or even the room between walls.
    • In carp., arch., etc., unobstructed area; area between two bodies in which no third human body intervenes; unbroken or uninterrupted area: used only within the expression inside clear: since, it steps fifty legs within the clear.
    • That which is clarified; clarified liquor or other matter.
    • Light; clearness.
    • In botany, an open room.
    • an obvious or unobstructed area or expanse of land or water
    • their state to be without suspicion
  • phrasal-verb:
    • clean out Informal To leave a place, typically quickly.
  • idiom:
    • obvious the atmosphere To dispel variations or psychological tensions.
    • within the clear Free from burdens or perils.
    • in the clear Not susceptible to suspicion or accusations of shame: the data showed that the suspect was in the clear.
  • verb:
    • to eliminate obstructions or impediments.
    • obstructions tend to be removed.
    • To eliminate ambiguity or doubt from a matter; to simplify; particularly, to clear-up.
    • to eliminate from suspicion; specially of getting dedicated a crime
    • to pass through without interference; to miss.
    • to be obvious.
    • Of a check or financial transaction, to go through as payment; to be processed so that the money is transferred.
    • to make a revenue of; to net.
    • to have authorization to make use of (a sample of copyrighted audio) in another track.
    • to protect by hitting (or kicking, tossing, going etc.) the basketball (or puck) through the protecting objective.
    • to fell all woods of a forest.
    • be debited and credited toward correct lender accounts
    • clear of repayment of traditions obligations, at the time of a shipment
    • go by, over, or under without making contact
    • make as a net revenue
    • subside or disappear
    • make an easy method or course by detatching items
    • remove the occupants of
    • reduce obstructions
    • make clear, bright, light, or translucent
    • sell
    • reduce guidelines or information
    • earn on some commercial or company deal; earn as salary or earnings
    • no-cost (the neck) through a rasping noise
    • make without confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    • eliminate
    • eliminate (men and women) from a building
    • obvious from impurities, imperfections, pollution, etc.
    • become obvious
    • give consent or approval for
    • yield as a net profit
    • pronounce simple of criminal fees
    • settle, by a debt
    • get unchallenged; be approved
    • pass an inspection or receive agreement
  • others:
    • free of darkness or opacity; bright; brilliant; luminous; unclouded; perhaps not obscured.
    • Free from whatever would impair transparency or purity of shade; pellucid; clear: as, uncontaminated water; an obvious complexion.
    • particularly
    • In glass-working, without etching, depolish, or something which could dull the surface. Objects partly depolished are considered half-clear.
    • perhaps not perplexed or dull; quick and precise doing his thing, since the brain or its traits; acute, due to the fact senses: as, an obvious mind; a clear mind.
    • Manifest into the mind; comprehensible; well defined or apprehended.
    • Obvious into senses; distinctly and simply perceptible.
    • without whatever perturbs; undisturbed by treatment or passion; unruffled; serene; relaxed.
    • without guilt or fault; morally unblemished; irreproachable; pure.
    • clear of anything objectionable, especially from entanglement or shame; without accusation or imputation, stress, imprisonment, or perhaps the love: absolute or followed closely by of or from.
    • clear of obstacle or obstruction; unobstructed: as, a definite view.
    • Sounding distinctly; plainly audible; canorous: since, his vocals was noisy and obvious.
    • Without diminution or deduction; absolute; net: as, clear profit or gain.
    • Without admixture, adulteration, or dilution: because, a fabric of clear silk; clear brandy; obvious beverage.
    • free of defect or blemish: as, obvious lumber.
    • Free from doubt; psychologically certain; clearly convinced; sure: because, i'm perfectly obvious thereon point.
    • Sole; unaided; unaccompanied.
    • demonstrably; clearly; perhaps not obscurely; manifestly.
    • Quite; entirely; wholly; clean: as, to cut a bit clear down; he climbed obvious toward top.
    • to eliminate whatever diminishes brightness, transparency, or purity of color from: as, to obvious liquors; to clear a mirror; to clear the sky.
    • which will make obvious on head; clear of obscurity, perplexity, or ambiguity; describe; resolve; show: now usually accompanied by up, or by from or of prior to the thing removed: since, to clear up an incident; to clear a theory from doubt; to clear a statement of complicated details.
    • To free of obstructions; clear of any obstacle or encumbrance, or from anything useless, noxious, or damaging: as, to clear just how; to clear the dining table; to clear the ocean of pirates; to obvious land of trees; to clear the vocals.
    • To without foreign or extraneous matter; pull such a thing from that impairs purity or homogeneity.
    • To Eliminate (a thing that has ceased to-be wanted, or perhaps is of the nature of an encumbrance, obstacle, or obstruction): with off, away, etc.: as, to clear down debts; to eliminate the d├ębris.
    • To bare.
    • To release; liberate or disengage; rid: definitely or with of or from: as, to clear an individual's self from financial obligation or responsibility.
    • To justify or vindicate; prove or declare to be innocent; acquit.
    • In order to make gain or revenue toward level of, beyond all expenditures and costs; net.
    • To leap clean over, or go by without touching; get over or past: as, to clear a hedge or ditch; to clear a rock at water by a few yards.
    • Nautical and com., to clear of legal detention, as brought in goods or a ship, by paying obligations or dues and procuring and providing the requisite papers: since, to clear a cargo; to clear a ship on custom-house.
    • To become clear of whatever diminishes brightness or transparency, whilst the sky from clouds or fog; become fair: absolutely or with up or off.
    • to pass through away or vanish, as from sky: followed closely by down or away: as, the mist clears off or away.
    • 3. Become disengaged from encumbrances, distress, or entanglements; become no-cost or disengaged.
    • to change checks and expenses, and settle balances, as it is carried out in clearing-houses. See clearing-house.
    • Nautical, to leave a port: often followed closely by out or outward: since, a few vessels cleared yesterday; the ship will drive out or outward the next day.
    • In order to make space; subside.
    • In bookbinding, to get rid of the waste-paper and pare along the superfluous leather within a book-cover, preparatory to pasting ultimately documents.
    • identify def. 5, above.
    • See def. 1, above.
    • To cheer-up.

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