There are 4 translations of clean in Spanish:

clean1

Pronunciation: /kliːn/

adj (-er, -est)

  • 1 1.1 (not soiled) [face/dressing] limpio are your hands clean? ¿tienes las manos limpias? she wiped the table clean limpió la mesa the dog licked the bone clean el perro lamió el hueso hasta dejarlo limpio 1.2 (of habits) [person/animal] limpio 1.3 (not used) [clothes/towel] limpio use a clean sheet of paper usa una hoja de papel nueva 1.4 (pure, non-polluting) [air/water] limpio , puro ; [smell] a limpio; [taste] refrescante clean energy energía (f) no contaminante clean fuel combustible (m) limpio
  • 2 2.1 (morally) [joke] inocente keep it clean: there will be children around no te pases, que habrá niños clean living vida (f) sana Mr Clean [colloquial/familiar] la imagen de la honradez 2.2 (fair) [game/player/campaign] limpio
  • 3 (unblemished) [driver's license] donde no constan infracciones the airport has a clean safety record no se han registrado accidentes en el aeropuerto the player with the cleanest disciplinary record el jugador que ha sido sancionado el menor número de veces clean copy [Publ] texto (m) or material (m) bien presentado to come clean about sth [colloquial/familiar] confesar* algo
  • 4 (well defined) [stroke/features] bien definido, nítido the clean lines of the design la pureza de líneas del diseño a clean break una fractura limpia she made a clean break with the past cortó radicalmente con el pasado she decided to make a clean break and stop seeing him decidió cortar por lo sano y dejar de verlo

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adv

[colloquial/familiar]
  • 1.1 (completely) I clean forgot about it se me olvidó por completo we're clean out of coffee no tenemos ni pizca de café [familiar/colloquial] they got clean away on a motorcycle se escaparon en una moto sin dejar ni rastro 1.2 (cleanly, fairly) [fight/play] limpio , limpiamente

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vt

  • 1.1 (remove dirt from) [house/windows/carpet] limpiar ; [car/floor] lavar , limpiar ; [blackboard] borrar , limpiar have you cleaned your teeth? ¿te has lavado los dientes?to clean sth of sth it must be cleaned of dust and grease hay que quitarle el polvo y la grasato clean sth from/off sth he cleaned the splashes off the windows limpió las salpicaduras que había en las ventanas you can clean it off with a sponge lo puedes quitar con una esponja 1.2 (dry clean) limpiar en seco, llevar a la tintorería or (Esp tb) al tinte 1.3 [fish/chicken] limpiar

vi

  • 1.1 (become clean) this carpet cleans well esta alfombra se limpia fácil or queda muy bien cuando se limpia the stain cleaned off easily la mancha salió sin problemas 1.2 (remove dirt) [substance/device] limpiar

Phrasal verbs

clean out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (clean thoroughly) [room/car/stable] vaciar* y limpiar (a fondo) 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o (empty, exhaust) [colloquial/familiar] I'm cleaned out at the moment estoy pelado or (CS tb) pato [familiar/colloquial] did they steal a lot? — they cleaned him out ¿robaron mucho? — lo desplumaron [familiar/colloquial] that weekend away cleaned me out ese viaje de fin de semana me dejó pelado or (CS tb) pato [familiar/colloquial] we cleaned them out of booze los dejamos sin bebidas

clean up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 [room/garden] limpiar I'll just clean myself up before they arrive voy a arreglarme or lavarme un poco antes de que lleguen 1.2 (morally) [city/television/politics] limpiar 1.3 [colloquial/familiar] [money/fortune] hacer* , sacar* 1.1v + adv 2.1 (make clean) limpiar I'm tired of cleaning up after you estoy harto de limpiar lo que tú ensucias 2.2 (make money) [slang/argot] barrer con todo [familiar/colloquial]

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n

  • [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) limpieza (f) it needs a good clean necesita una buena limpieza just give it a quick clean dale una repasadita [familiar/colloquial]

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