There are 3 translations of clear in Spanish:

clear1

Pronunciation: /klɪr; klɪə(r)/

adj (-er, -est)

  • 2 (distinct) [outline/picture] nítido, claro; [voice] claro now we have a clear line ahora se oye bien
  • 3 3.1 (plain, evident) they have a clear advantage over us está claro que nos llevan ventaja a clear majority una amplia mayoría it's a clear case of suicide es un caso evidente or claro de suicidio the Bears are clear favorites los Bears son, sin lugar a dudas, el equipo favorito it became clear that he was lying se hizo evidente or patente que estaba mintiendo 3.2 [explanation/instructions/idea] claro is that clear? ¿está or queda claro? it's not entirely clear to me why it's necessary no me queda muy claro por qué es necesario let's get this clear entendámonos bien I want to make one thing clear quiero que quede en claro una cosa I don't think I can make the explanation any clearer no creo que pueda explicarlo más claramente it was made clear to him that … le explicaron claramente que … do I make myself clear? ¿me explico?, ¿está claro? 3.3to be clear [person] let's be quite clear! ¡entendámonos bien!, ¡que quede bien claro! I'm not entirely clear no lo tengo muy claro, no me queda muy claro
  • 4 (free, unobstructed) [space/road/desk] despejado did you get a clear view of him? ¿lo pudiste ver bien? keep clear no obstruya el paso I keep Thursday afternoon clear me dejo todos los jueves por la tarde libres all clear! ¡el campo está libre!clear of sth the roads are clear of traffic no hay tráfico en las carreteras he's clear of debts está libre de deudas
  • 5 (entire) we've got two days clear o two clear days tenemos dos días enteros he makes a clear $450 a week saca 450 dólares netos or limpios a la semana clear profit beneficio (m) neto or líquido, ganancia (f) neta or líquida they are three points clear llevan tres puntos de ventaja
  • 6 (beyond, outside) (pred)to be clear (of sth) once you're clear of the fence/town una vez que hayas pasado la verja/salido de la ciudad he's 30 meters clear of the pack va 30 metros delante del pelotón we must be clear of danger by now ya debemos estar fuera de peligro you're well clear of the tree estás a bastante distancia del árbol we soon got clear of the houses pronto dejamos atrás las casas stand clear of the doors manténganse alejados de las puertas the curtains must hang clear of the radiators las cortinas no deben tocar los radiadores keep clear! ¡no se acerquen! I advised her to keep clear of him le aconsejé que no tuviera nada que ver con él to be in the clear the report puts us in the clear el informe nos deja libres de toda sospecha once across the river, you'll be in the clear una vez que hayas cruzado el río, estarás fuera de peligro another $500 and I'll be in the clear 500 dólares más y estaré libre de deudas
  • 7 (in showjumping) [round] sin faltas

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 3 translations of clear in Spanish:

clear2

adv

  • (as intensifier) the cargo sank clear to the bottom la carga se fue a pique hasta el fondo loud2

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Word of the day caudillo
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leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 3 translations of clear in Spanish:

clear3

vt

  • 1 1.1 (make free, unobstructed) [room] vaciar*; [floor/surface] despejar; [drain/pipe] desatascar*, destapar (AmL) ; [building/stage] desalojar to clear the table levantar or (Esp tb) quitar la mesa 50 square miles of forest have been cleared han talado 50 millas cuadradas de bosque to clear one's throat carraspear to clear a space for sth hacer* sitio or lugar para algo an accord that clears the way for increased trade un acuerdo que abre camino para un mayor intercambio comercial police cleared the area la policía evacuó la zona the area was cleared of debris se quitaron los escombros de la zona to clear sth out of the way quitar algo de en medio let's clear all this paper off the desk quitemos todos estos papeles del escritorio air1 1 1.2 [Comput] [screen] despejar; [data] borrar
  • 2 [fence/ditch/hurdle] salvar, saltar por encima de the plane just cleared the trees el avión pasó casi rozando los árboles the chassis barely cleared the ground el chasis casi tocaba el suelo if the measure clears the Senate si el Senado aprueba la medida the vessel cleared the harbor la embarcación salió del puerto the passengers have already cleared customs los pasajeros ya han pasado por la aduana
  • 3 (free from suspicion) he was cleared of all charges lo absolvieron de todos los cargos she is determined to clear her name está decidida a limpiar su nombre
  • 4 4.1 (authorize) autorizar*, darle* el visto bueno a you'll have to clear that with Tom tendrás que obtener autorización or el visto bueno de Tom the shipment hasn't been cleared yet todavía no han autorizado el envío the 727 had been cleared for takeoff/landing el 727 había recibido autorización para despegar/aterrizar 4.2 [Fin] compensar a cleared check un cheque or (Esp tb) un talón compensado or pagado
  • 5 5.1 (settle) [debt/account] liquidar, saldar 5.2 (earn) sacar* she clears over $3,000 a week saca más de 3.000 dólares por semana 5.3 (sell off) [stock] liquidar reduced to clear (BrE) rebajas por liquidación

vi

  • 2 [Fin] [check] ser* compensado

Phrasal verbs

clear away

1.1v + adv + o, v + o + adv [dishes] recoger*; [debris/rubble] llevarse, retirar 1.2v + adv recoger* la mesa, levantar la mesa

clear off

v + adv (go away) [colloquial/familiar] largarse* [familiar/colloquial] clear off! ¡fuera de aquí!, ¡lárgate! [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (pay) [debt] liquidar 2.2 (remove) echar de

clear out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [cupboard/drawer/attic] vaciar* y ordenar 1.1v + adv (leave) [colloquial/familiar] irse*, largarse* [familiar/colloquial]

clear up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (resolve) [crime] esclarecer*, resolver*; [issue/misunderstanding/doubts] aclarar 1.2 (tidy) [rubbish] recoger* help me clear up everything off the floor ayúdame a recoger todo del suelo 1.1v + adv 2.1 (tidy) ordenar 2.2 [weather] despejar if it clears up si despeja 2.3 (get better) [cough/cold] mejorarse, irse* the rash has cleared up se le ( or me etc) ha ido el sarpullido

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.