Synonyms of clear in English:

clear

adjective

  • 5 her clear complexion
    unblemished, spot-free; fresh
    her clear complexion
    [Antonyms] pimply spotty
  • 10 two clear days' notice is required
    whole, full, entire, complete, total, solid, round, unbroken
    two clear days' notice is required
    [Antonyms] partial

adverb

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  • 1 an indicator told them to stand clear of the doors
    away from, apart from, beyond, at a distance from, at a safe distance from, out of contact with
    an indicator told them to stand clear of the doors
    [Antonyms] close to

verb

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  • 1 the sky cleared briefly the weather was clearing
    brighten (up), lighten, become light, light up, break, clear up, become bright/brighter/lighter, become fine, become sunny
    the sky cleared briefly the weather was clearing
    [Antonyms] darken
  • 3 shops have cleared the shelves of anything that could offend the public together they cleared the table
    empty, void; free, rid, strip, unload, unburden
    shops have cleared the shelves of anything that could offend the public together they cleared the table
    [Antonyms] fill
  • 4 plumbers' tools for clearing drains plumbers' tools for clearing drains
    [Antonyms] block
  • 5 he warned the staff to clear the building
    evacuate, empty, make empty, make vacant; leave
  • 10 I was cleared to work on the atomic project
    authorize, give permission, permit, allow, pass, accept, endorse, license, sanction, give approval to, give one's seal of approval to, give consent to
    informal OK, give the OK, give the thumbs up, give the green light, give the go-ahead
    I was cleared to work on the atomic project
    [Antonyms] veto
  • 11 I hoped to clear £50,000 profit from each match
    net, make a profit of, realize a profit of, take home, pocket; gain, earn, make, get, acquire, secure, reap, bring in, pull in, be paid
    informal rake in
    I hoped to clear £50,000 profit from each match
    [Antonyms] spend

Phrases

clear off

informal Clear off! You're trespassing!
[Antonyms] stay
go awayget outleavebe off with you!shoo!make yourself scarce!on your way! informalbeat itpush offclear outshove offscramscootskedaddlebuzz offBritish informalhop itsling your hookAustralian/New Zealand informalrack offNorth American informalbug offtake a hikeSouth African informalvoetsakhamba vulgar slangpiss offbugger off archaicbegone

clear out

informal get everyone to clear out of the building as quickly as possible See leave1 ( sense 1)

clear something out

  • 1 we had to clear out the junk room to make a nursery for James
    empty, empty out, void, make vacant; tidy, tidy up, clear up, clean
    informal dejunk

clear the air

that conversation cleared the air somehow restore harmonymake peacereconcile differencespour oil on troubled waters

clear up

the weather had cleared up See sense 1 of the verb, sense 2 of the verb

clear something up

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