Translation of clear in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1(day)(liquid/glass/plastic)I have a clear conscience she has very clear skinto keep a clear headtiene muy buen cutismantener 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 lineahora 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) See examples: they have a clear advantage over usa clear majorityestá claro que nos llevan ventajait's a clear case of suicideuna amplia mayoríathe Bears are clear favoriteses un caso evidente or claro de suicidioit became clear that he was lyinglos Bears son, sin lugar a dudas, el equipo favorito3.2se hizo evidente or patente que estaba mintiendo(explanation/instructions/idea)is that clear?it's not entirely clear to me why it's necessary¿está or queda claro?let's get this clearno me queda muy claro por qué es necesarioI want to make one thing clearentendámonos bienI don't think I can make the explanation any clearerquiero que quede en claro una cosait was made clear to him that …no creo que pueda explicarlo más claramentedo I make myself clear?le explicaron claramente que …¿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.
I'm not entirely clear¡entendámonos bien!¡que quede bien claro!no lo tengo muy clarono me queda muy claro
- 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.
- 4 (free, unobstructed)(space/road/desk)did you get a clear view of him?keep clear¿lo pudiste ver bien?I keep Thursday afternoon clearno obstruya el pasoall clear!me dejo todos los jueves por la tarde libresclear¡el campo está libre!
ofsomethingthe roads are clear of traffiche's clear of debtsno hay tráfico en las carreterasestá 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) See examples: we've got two days clear o two clear dayshe makes a clear $450 a weektenemos dos días enterosclear profitsaca 450 dólares netos or limpios a la semanathey are three points clearbeneficio (masculine) neto or líquidoganancia (feminine) neta or líquidallevan tres puntos de ventaja
- 6 (beyond, outside) (predicative) to be clear (
ofsomething)once you're clear of the fence/townhe's 30 meters clear of the packuna vez que hayas pasado la verja/salido de la ciudadwe must be clear of danger by nowva 30 metros delante del pelotónyou're well clear of the treeya debemos estar fuera de peligrowe soon got clear of the housesestás a bastante distancia del árbolstand clear of the doorspronto dejamos atrás las casasthe curtains must hang clear of the radiatorsmanténganse alejados de las puertaskeep clear!las cortinas no deben tocar los radiadoresI advised her to keep clear of him¡no se acerquen!to be in the clearthe report puts us in the clearle aconsejé que no tuviera nada que ver con élonce across the river, you'll be in the clearel informe nos deja libres de toda sospechaanother $500 and I'll be in the clearuna vez que hayas cruzado el río, estarás fuera de peligro500 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)(floor/surface)(building/stage)to clear the table50 square miles of forest have been clearedlevantar or (in Spain also) quitar la mesato clear one's throat to clear a space for somethinghan talado 50 millas cuadradas de bosquean accord that clears the way for increased tradehacer sitio or lugar para algopolice cleared the areaun acuerdo que abre camino para un mayor intercambio comercialthe area was cleared of debrisla policía evacuó la zonato clear something out of the wayse quitaron los escombros de la zonalet's clear all this paper off the deskquitar algo de en medio→ air 1 1 1.2 (Computing)quitemos todos estos papeles del escritorio(screen)(data)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 2(fence/ditch/hurdle)the plane just cleared the treessaltar por encima dethe chassis barely cleared the groundel avión pasó casi rozando los árbolesif the measure clears the Senateel chasis casi tocaba el suelothe vessel cleared the harborsi el Senado aprueba la medidathe passengers have already cleared customsla embarcación salió del puertolos 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) See examples: he was cleared of all chargesshe is determined to clear her namelo absolvieron de todos los cargosestá decidida a limpiar su nombre
- 4 4.1 (authorize)you'll have to clear that with Tomdarle el visto bueno athe shipment hasn't been cleared yettendrás que obtener autorización or el visto bueno de Tomthe 727 had been cleared for takeoff/landingtodavía no han autorizado el envío4.2 (Finance) a cleared checkel 727 había recibido autorización para despegar/aterrizarun cheque or (in Spain also) 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.
- 5 5.1 (settle) 5.2 (earn) she clears over $3,000 a weeksaca más de 3.000 dólares por semanaExample sentences5.3 (sell off)
(stock)reduced to clear (British English)rebajas por liquidaciónExample sentences
- The company cleared $188 million in profits in the last two years.
- 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?
- 6 (Sport)(ball/puck)Example sentences
- 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 clearaclararse1.2 (disperse)se le empezó a despejar la cabeza(fog/smoke)levantarsedisiparse(traffic/congestion)despejarse(irritation)my rash has clearedpasarseirsese 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.
- 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.
- 2 (Finance)(check)ser compensadoExample sentences
- 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.
- 1.1verb + 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)
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