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Meaning of clear

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: completely; "read the book clear to the end"; "slept
             clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear
             to the horizon" [syn: {clear}, {all the way}]
      2: in an easily perceptible manner; "could be seen clearly under
         the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear" [syn: {clearly},
      adj 1: readily apparent to the mind; "a clear and present
             danger"; "a clear explanation"; "a clear case of murder";
             "a clear indication that she was angry"; "gave us a clear
             idea of human nature" [ant: {unclear}]
      2: free from confusion or doubt; "a complex problem requiring a
         clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us"
      3: affording free passage or view; "a clear view"; "a clear path
         to victory"; "open waters"; "the open countryside" [syn:
         {clear}, {open}]
      4: allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic
         bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean" [ant:
      5: free from contact or proximity or connection; "we were clear
         of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
      6: characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially
         guilt); "a clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with
         clear untroubled eyes"
      7: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims;
         "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings";
         "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a
         light lilting voice like a silver bell" [syn: {clean},
         {clear}, {light}, {unclouded}]
      8: (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or
         limitation that presents a question of fact or law; "I have
         clear title to this property" [syn: {clear}, {unmortgaged}]
      9: clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible; "as
         clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the
         letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a
         spire clean-cut against the sky"; "a clear-cut pattern" [syn:
         {clear}, {clean-cut}, {clear-cut}]
      10: accurately stated or described; "a set of well-defined
          values" [syn: {well-defined}, {clear}] [ant: {ill-defined},
      11: free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day" [ant:
      12: free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of
          health"; "a clear winner" [syn: {clean}, {clear}]
      13: free from flaw or blemish or impurity; "a clear perfect
          diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
      14: clear of charges or deductions; "a clear profit"
      15: easily deciphered [syn: {clear}, {decipherable}, {readable}]
      16: freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all
          blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his
          official honor is vindicated" [syn: {absolved}, {clear},
          {cleared}, {exculpated}, {exonerated}, {vindicated}]
      17: characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; "clear
          mind"; "a percipient author" [syn: {clear}, {percipient}]
      n 1: the state of being free of suspicion; "investigation showed
           that he was in the clear"
      2: a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water;
         "finally broke out of the forest into the open" [syn: {open},
      v 1: rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk" [syn: {unclutter},
           {clear}] [ant: {clutter}, {clutter up}]
      2: make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through
         the dense forest"
      3: become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm" [syn: {clear
         up}, {clear}, {light up}, {brighten}] [ant: {cloud},
      4: grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript
         for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this
         slanderous biography" [syn: {authorize}, {authorise}, {pass},
      5: remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from
         the road"
      6: go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House"
         [syn: {pass}, {clear}]
      7: be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The
         check will clear within 2 business days" [ant: {bounce}]
      8: go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
      9: pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon
         cleared the tree tops" [syn: {clear}, {top}]
      10: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could
          you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who
          is at fault" [syn: {clear}, {clear up}, {shed light on},
          {crystallize}, {crystallise}, {crystalize}, {crystalise},
          {straighten out}, {sort out}, {enlighten}, {illuminate},
      11: free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment;
          "Clear the ship and let it dock"
      12: clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; "clear
          the water before it can be drunk"
      13: yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
          [syn: {net}, {clear}]
      14: make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million" [syn:
          {net}, {sack}, {sack up}, {clear}]
      15: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as
          salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new
          job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger
          brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
          [syn: {gain}, {take in}, {clear}, {make}, {earn}, {realize},
          {realise}, {pull in}, {bring in}]
      16: sell; "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
      17: pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
      18: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was
          cleared of the murder charges" [syn: {acquit}, {assoil},
          {clear}, {discharge}, {exonerate}, {exculpate}] [ant:
      19: settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
          [syn: {clear}, {solve}]
      20: make clear, bright, light, or translucent; "The water had to
          be cleared through filtering"
      21: rid of instructions or data; "clear a memory buffer"
      22: remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the
          theater after the bomb threat"
      23: remove the occupants of; "Clear the building"
      24: free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the
          throat" [syn: {clear}, {clear up}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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