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clear

Definitions by Oxford


[klɪə], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- easy to perceive, understand, or interpret
(e.g: clear and precise directions)

- (of a substance) transparent; unclouded
(e.g: the clear glass of the French windows)

- free of any obstructions or unwanted objects
(e.g: with a clear road ahead he shifted into high gear)

- not touching; away from
(e.g: the lorry was wedged in the ditch, one wheel clear of the ground)

- complete; full
(e.g: you must give seven clear days' notice of the meeting)

- denoting a palatalized form of the sound of the letter l (as in leaf in most accents of English).


Phrases:
- as clear as day
- as clear as mud
- clear blue water
- clear one's lines
- clear one's throat
- clear the air
- clear the decks
- clear the name of
- clear the table
- clear the way
- in clear
- in the clear
- out of a clear sky

Origin:
Middle English: from Old French cler, from Latin clarus


[klɪə], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- so as to be out of the way of or away from
(e.g: he leapt clear of the car)

- completely
(e.g: he had time to get clear away)


Phrases:
- as clear as day
- as clear as mud
- clear blue water
- clear one's lines
- clear one's throat
- clear the air
- clear the decks
- clear the name of
- clear the table
- clear the way
- in clear
- in the clear
- out of a clear sky

Origin:


[klɪə], (Verb)

Definitions:
- remove an obstruction or unwanted item or items from
(e.g: the drive had been cleared of snow)

- remove (an obstruction or unwanted item) from somewhere
(e.g: Karen cleared the dirty plates)

- get past or over (something) safely or without touching it
(e.g: the plane rose high enough to clear the trees)

- officially show or declare (someone) to be innocent
(e.g: his sport's ruling body had cleared him of cheating)

- give official approval or authorization to
(e.g: I cleared him to return to his squadron)

- earn or gain (an amount of money) as a net profit
(e.g: I would hope to clear £50,000 profit from each match)


Phrases:
- as clear as day
- as clear as mud
- clear blue water
- clear one's lines
- clear one's throat
- clear the air
- clear the decks
- clear the name of
- clear the table
- clear the way
- in clear
- in the clear
- out of a clear sky

Origin:







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