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'clear' - used as an adjective
Synonyms for 'clear'
1. clear 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
2. free from confusion or doubt
a complex problem requiring a clear head
not clear about what is expected of us
3. affording free passage or view
a clear view
a clear path to victory
4. free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through
clear water
clear plastic bags
clear glass
the air is clear and clean
5. free from contact or proximity or connection
we were clear of the danger
the ship was clear of the reef
6. characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
a clear conscience
regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes
7. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
clear laughter like a waterfall
clear reds and blues
8. (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
9. 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 clear-cut pattern
10. accurately stated or described
11. free from clouds or mist or haze
on a clear day
12. free of restrictions or qualifications
a clear winner
13. free from flaw or blemish or impurity
a clear perfect diamond
14. clear of charges or deductions
a clear profit
15. easily deciphered
16. freed from any question of guilt
was now clear of the charge of cowardice
17. characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
clear mind
18. of complexion; without such blemishes as e.g. acne
the clear complexion of a healthy young woman

'clear' - used as a adverb
19. completely
read the book clear to the end
slept clear through the night
there were open fields clear to the horizon
20. in an easily perceptible manner
She cried loud and clear

'clear' - used as a noun
21. the state of being free of suspicion
investigation showed that he was in the clear
22. a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water

'clear' - used as a verb
23. rid of obstructions
Clear your desk
24. make a way or path by removing objects
Clear a path through the dense forest
25. become clear
The sky cleared after the storm
26. grant authorization or clearance for
Clear the manuscript for publication
27. remove
clear the leaves from the lawn
Clear snow from the road
28. go unchallenged; be approved
The bill cleared the House
29. be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
The check will clear within 2 business days
30. go away or disappear
The fog cleared in the afternoon
31. pass by, over, or under without making contact
the balloon cleared the tree tops
32. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
Clear up the question of who is at fault
33. free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
Clear the ship and let it dock
34. clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
clear the water before it can be drunk
35. yield as a net profit
36. make as a net profit
The company cleared $1 million
37. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
He clears $5,000 each month
38. sell
We cleared a lot of the old model cars
39. pass an inspection or receive authorization
clear customs
40. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
The suspect was cleared of the murder charges
41. settle, as of a debt
clear a debt
42. make clear, bright, light, or translucent
The water had to be cleared through filtering
43. rid of instructions or data
clear a memory buffer
44. remove (people) from a building
clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat
45. remove the occupants of
Clear the building
46. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
Clear the throat

derived forms
1. Clear / Plural
clears
2. Clear / Past
cleared
3. Clear / Third Person
clears
4. Clear / Present Participle
clearing
5. Clear / Comparitive
clearer
6. Clear / Superlative
clearest
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Antonym
  • unclear
  • opaque
  • cloudy
  • bounce
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