Translation of clear in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
despejado(liquid/glass/plastic)I have a clear conscience she has very clear skin
transparentetiene muy buen cutisto keep a clear headmantener la mente despejadaExample sentences
- He pauses to pour ice water into a clear glass tumbler, and drinks from it heartily.
- A little water spilled over the blue top, speckling the darkly varnished wood with clear droplets of water.
- People are encouraged to begin to drink and eat as soon as they feel ready, starting with clear fluids such as water or apple juice.
- The view from the window may not be as clear and free of cloud as we would wish.
- Much as I delight in really dramatic sunsets, there's a special, quiet joy to be had when the sky is clear of clouds.
- Peering into an evening sky, clear of clouds, is one of life's more rewarding moments.
- 2 (distinct)(voice)now we have a clear line
claroahora se oye bienExample sentences
- It could be produced in many bright, clear colours, and had long life and durability.
- It's a silvery world of mauves, soft greens and occasional outbursts of clear colour.
- I could see the clock at the other side of the room and all the colours were so clear.
- 3 3.1 (plain, evident) they have a clear advantage over usestá claro que nos llevan ventajaa clear majorityuna amplia mayoríait's a clear case of suicidees un caso evidente or claro de suicidiothe Bears are clear favoriteslos Bears son, sin lugar a dudas, el equipo favoritoit became clear that he was lyingse hizo evidente or patente que estaba mintiendo3.2(explanation/instructions/idea)is that clear?
claro¿está or queda claro?it's not entirely clear to me why it's necessaryno me queda muy claro por qué es necesariolet's get this clearentendámonos bienI want to make one thing clearquiero que quede en claro una cosaI don't think I can make the explanation any clearerno creo que pueda explicarlo más claramenteit was made clear to him that …le explicaron claramente que …do I make myself clear?¿me explico?
¿está claro?Example sentences
Example sentences3.3to be clear (person)let's be quite clear!
- The audio is quite good for a mono track, with dialogue clear and easy to understand.
- I hope I am making myself clear, because you bring up a good point with this, for me.
- There has been extensive market research and field trials of various sample maps to ensure that the new maps are clear and easy to read.
¡entendámonos bien!I'm not entirely clear
- I learned that one ought to try to have a clear idea of where you're wanting to go.
- Its editor has a clear idea of why things took off.
- Let's get a clear idea what we want it to look like when it's done.
¡que quede bien claro!no lo tengo muy claro
no me queda muy claro
- 4 (free, unobstructed)(space/road/desk)did you get a clear view of him?
despejado¿lo pudiste ver bien?keep clearno obstruya el pasoI keep Thursday afternoon clearme dejo todos los jueves por la tarde libresall clear!¡el campo está libre!clear
ofsomethingthe roads are clear of trafficno hay tráfico en las carreterashe's clear of debtsestá libre de deudasExample sentences
- In a car sit in the front seat if possible so you can get a clear view of the road.
- But even inside the exclusion zone, the middle of the road was quite clear of snow.
- In heavy rain, the fastest speed of the windscreen wipers is inadequate to keep the view ahead clear.
- Chose a clear day to mend a broken fence covered in a climber, as it will be a time-consuming job to untie and untangle the plant.
- 5 (entire) we've got two days clear o two clear daystenemos dos días enteroshe makes a clear $450 a weeksaca 450 dólares netos or limpios a la semanaclear profitbeneficio (masculine) neto or líquidothey are three points clear
ganancia (feminine) neta or líquidallevan tres puntos de ventaja
- 6 (beyond, outside) (predicative) to be clear (
ofsomething)once you're clear of the fence/townuna vez que hayas pasado la verja/salido de la ciudadhe's 30 meters clear of the packva 30 metros delante del pelotónwe must be clear of danger by nowya debemos estar fuera de peligroyou're well clear of the treeestás a bastante distancia del árbolwe soon got clear of the housespronto dejamos atrás las casasstand clear of the doorsmanténganse alejados de las puertasthe curtains must hang clear of the radiatorslas cortinas no deben tocar los radiadoreskeep clear!¡no se acerquen!I advised her to keep clear of himle aconsejé que no tuviera nada que ver con élto be in the clearthe report puts us in the clearel informe nos deja libres de toda sospechaonce across the river, you'll be in the clearuna vez que hayas cruzado el río, estarás fuera de peligroanother $500 and I'll be in the clear500 dólares más y estaré libre de deudasExample sentences
- His grateful passengers disembark and head for their cars, parked on either side of the road clear of the water.
- (as intensifier) the cargo sank clear to the bottomla carga se fue a pique hasta el fondoExample sentences
- He stepped forward and embraced his son, lifting him clear off the ground.
- John glared back at him, tempted to shove him clear off the railing.
- 1 1.1 (make free, unobstructed)(room)
despejar(building/stage)to clear the table
desalojarlevantar or (Spain tb) quitar la mesa50 square miles of forest have been clearedhan talado 50 millas cuadradas de bosqueto clear one's throat to clear a space for somethinghacer sitio or lugar para algoan accord that clears the way for increased tradeun acuerdo que abre camino para un mayor intercambio comercialpolice cleared the areala policía evacuó la zonathe area was cleared of debrisse quitaron los escombros de la zonato clear something out of the wayquitar algo de en mediolet's clear all this paper off the deskquitemos todos estos papeles del escritorio→ air 1 1Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (Computing)
- The ship's dining room has been cleared of the tables and the last dance has just finished.
- It has been cleared of rats and other introduced predators.
- This island was named by Captain Cook and has been cleared of rats and vermin so as to be used as a bird sanctuary.
- Forty staff from Westminster then helped workers from the Royal Parks to clear the Mall and neighbouring parks.
- We thought that they would take our warning seriously and clear the building.
- They have assisted in clearing buildings and homes, because it's a manpower-intensive battle in the urban terrain.
- They whispered to the tall man as they cleared dirty plates off the table and replaced them with platters of desserts.
- These volunteers spent a few hours removing the sand from the footpath and clearing the seaweed from the slipway leading onto the beach.
- That has forced manufacturers to rely on deep price cuts to clear their unwanted inventories.
- 2(fence/ditch/hurdle)the plane just cleared the trees
saltar por encima deel avión pasó casi rozando los árbolesthe chassis barely cleared the groundel chasis casi tocaba el sueloif the measure clears the Senatesi el Senado aprueba la medidathe vessel cleared the harborla embarcación salió del puertothe passengers have already cleared customslos pasajeros ya han pasado por la aduanaExample sentences
- As he was still moving, the SUV roared past, barely clearing his car.
- You can see he clearly was not picked up high enough and barely cleared the ropes.
- They nimbly cleared bows of fallen trees as they ran, pushing their legs to go faster and harder.
- 3 (free from suspicion) he was cleared of all chargeslo absolvieron de todos los cargosshe is determined to clear her nameestá decidida a limpiar su nombre
- 4 4.1 (authorize)autorizaryou'll have to clear that with Tom
darle el visto bueno atendrás que obtener autorización or el visto bueno de Tomthe shipment hasn't been cleared yettodavía no han autorizado el envíothe 727 had been cleared for takeoff/landingel 727 había recibido autorización para despegar/aterrizarExample sentences4.2 (Finance) a cleared check
un cheque or (Spain tb) un talón compensado or pagadoExample sentences
- The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Bill has been cleared by the Union cabinet.
- It is true that there is evidence that some returnees have been persecuted for and convicted of war crimes despite being included in any amnesty or cleared by the authorities before return.
- Once a request has been made by the office of a federal lawmaker on behalf of a citizen wanting to visit the facility, it must be cleared by higher authorities.
- The worst accounts take up to ten days to clear cheques for interest purposes!
- After receiving the cheque, he paid it into his branch, on June 28, and went back three days later to ask the cashier if the cheque had been cleared.
- He was arrested in the bank as he waited for the cheque to be cleared.
- 5 5.1 (settle)Example sentences5.2 (earn) she clears over $3,000 a week
saca más de 3.000 dólares por semanaExample sentences5.3 (sell off)
- A student in debt is trying to clear his overdraft by starting a website to help others manage their cash.
- There are evil guys to fend off; there is a debt to be cleared.
- After the debt has been cleared, and a better standard of player purchased, what then?
(stock)reduced to clear (British English)
- The company cleared $188 million in profits in the last two years.
liquidarrebajas por liquidación
- 6 (Sport)(ball/puck)
- The shot hit the post before being cleared to safety.
- However his angled shot went across the goal and was cleared to safety.
- The next thing to remember when clearing into triple threat is to never, and I mean never, take and put the ball up over your head immediately.
- 1 1.1(sky/weather)
despejarse(water)her head began to clear
aclararsese le empezó a despejar la cabezaExample sentences1.2 (disperse)
- After weeks of fog, wind and rain the weather suddenly cleared to allow for a helicopter trip to try and locate them.
- After a week of heavy rain the weather cleared just in time for the first event of 2004.
- The skies slowly cleared and the cumulus clouds got friendlier as the day went on.
despejarse(irritation)my rash has cleared
irsese me ha ido el sarpullidoExample sentences
- The smoke cleared to reveal the floor covered with black and dark green snakes of all lengths and speeds.
- Stand by your brand in slow times, and watch it grow when the storm clears.
- Or, a company may need so much drastic fixing that a full-timer would just be resented too much if he stayed after the storm cleared.
- 1verb + adverb + object, verb + object + adverb
- 1verb + adverb (go away) [colloquial]
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (resolve)
(debris/rubble)2verb + adverb
largarse [colloquial]clear off!
¡lárgate! [colloquial]2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 2.1 (pay)
(cupboard/drawer/attic)2verb + adverb (leave) [colloquial]
vaciar y ordenar
vaciar y ordenar
(rubbish)help me clear up everything off the floor
ayúdame a recoger todo del suelo2verb + adverb 2.1 (tidy) 2.2
(weather)if it clears up
si despeja2.3 (get better)
(cough/cold)the rash has cleared up
se le ( or me etc) ha ido el sarpullido
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.