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Meanings and phrases

clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. readily apparent to the mind
  2. free from confusion or doubt
  3. affording free passage or view; open
  4. allowing light to pass through
  5. free from contact or proximity or connection
  6. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; clean; light; unclouded
  7. characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
  8. (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law; unmortgaged
  9. clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible; clean-cut; clear-cut
  10. freed from any question of guilt; absolved; cleared; exculpated; exonerated; vindicated
  11. free of restrictions or qualifications; clean
  12. free from clouds or mist or haze
  13. free from flaw or blemish or impurity
  14. clear of charges or deductions
  15. easily deciphered; decipherable; readable
  16. characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; percipient
  17. accurately stated or described; well-defined

clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. completely; all the way
  2. in an easily perceptible manner; clearly

clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the state of being free of suspicion
  2. a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; open

clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. rid of obstructions; unclutter
  2. make a way or path by removing objects
  3. grant authorization or clearance for; authorize; authorise; pass
  4. remove
  5. become clear; clear up; light up; brighten
  6. be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
  7. go away or disappear
  8. pass by, over, or under without making contact; top
  9. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; clear up; shed light on; crystallize; crystallise; crystalize; crystalise; straighten out; sort out; enlighten; illuminate; elucidate
  10. go unchallenged; be approved; pass
  11. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; acquit; assoil; discharge; exonerate; exculpate
  12. free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
  13. clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
  14. sell
  15. pass an inspection or receive authorization
  16. settle, as of a debt; solve
  17. make clear, bright, light, or translucent
  18. rid of instructions or data
  19. remove (people) from a building
  20. remove the occupants of
  21. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; clear up
  22. earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; gain; take in; make; earn; realize; realise; pull in; bring in
  23. make as a net profit; net; sack; sack up
  24. yield as a net profit; net

all clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a signal (usually a siren) that danger is over
  2. permission to proceed because obstacles have been removed
n.
  1. a standard for judging when freedom of speech can be abridged

clear away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. remove from sight; clear off

clear liquid diet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a diet of fluids with minimal residues (fat-free broth or strained fruit juices or gelatin); cannot be used for more than one day postoperative

clear off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. remove from sight; clear away

clear out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move out and leave nothing behind
  2. empty completely; clean out
  3. clear out the chest and lungs; expectorate; drive out

clear sailing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. easy unobstructed progress; plain sailing; easy going

clear the air

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. dispel differences or negative emotions

clear the throat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. clear mucus or food from one's throat; hawk

clear up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make clear and (more) comprehensible; clarify; elucidate
  2. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; clear
  3. finish a task completely; get through; wrap up; finish off; mop up; polish off; finish up
  4. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; clear; shed light on; crystallize; crystallise; crystalize; crystalise; straighten out; sort out; enlighten; illuminate; elucidate
  5. become clear; clear; light up; brighten
E.g.
  • At her death in 1865, she left him a large legacy, which helped clear up his debts.
  • Toby and Percy help to clear up the mess and Toby is rewarded with a new coat of paint.
  • Sinclair was not able to clear up his problems but he was allowed to return to Lybster.

crystal clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; crystalline; limpid; lucid; pellucid; transparent
  2. (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable; - Robert Burton; limpid; lucid; luculent; pellucid; perspicuous
E.g.
  • The theater is designed for crystal clear sound.
  • The stream is crystal clear and the fish are clearly countable.
  • This isn't to say it's lo-fi; on the contrary, it's crystal clear."

not clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The effectiveness of ethics officers is not clear.
  • It is not clear when "Moffat" returned to England.
  • It is not clear whether Bettison was in attendance.

became clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Very soon, the MiG-17's shortcomings became clear.
  • It became clear that a better-defined unit was needed.
  • When it became clear it was going to happen, it was sad.

made it clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He made it clear that his autocracy would not be limited.
  • But recent scholarship has made it clear that more was involved.
  • Anne turned to Paul when Nick made it clear he wanted a divorce.

no clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is no clear starting point of their dominance.
  • There is no clear evidence of this alleged influence.
  • In other words, there is no clear correlation."

made clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The form is made clear with the following example.
  • 1980: Anne finally made clear signs of recovery.
  • How four attackers killed 238 people is not made clear.

clear whether

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear whether Bettison was in attendance.
  • It is not clear whether the ICPA has obtained such approval.
  • It is not clear whether the chapter demanded his resignation.

not clear whether

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear whether Bettison was in attendance.
  • It is not clear whether the ICPA has obtained such approval.
  • It is not clear whether the chapter demanded his resignation.

becomes clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The truth becomes clear for the first time.
  • It then becomes clear that something isn't quite as it seems.
  • It becomes clear that terrorists have infiltrated the Secret Service.

very clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Davies had very clear ideas what he wanted in "Archangel".
  • It is very clear and there are no territorial issues as such.
  • He passes everything he wants from the actor in a very clear way.

makes it clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The film makes it clear this wasn't always an easy mix."
  • Mac makes it clear that everyone dies if King does the same.
  • The text makes it clear to the reader why the argument or claim is as such.

clear evidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is no clear evidence of this alleged influence.
  • There is no clear evidence of what really happened in the Montreal Experiments.
  • They went as far as to ignore clear evidence as it went against their initial beliefs.

points clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They finished 5 points clear of Chapman's Arsenal.
  • They finished 17th, two points clear of relegation.
  • Wills finished 82 points clear of Paul Dumbrell.

clear how

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear how many children the couple had.
  • It is not clear how far back this marker can be dated.
  • It is not clear how well this device worked in practice.

entirely clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Who exactly wrote this draft is not entirely clear.
  • However, the true intentions of Rwanda are not entirely clear.
  • How it works is not entirely clear.

makes clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Older literature makes clear distinctions between sea-draugar and land-draugar.
  • Her memoir makes clear that the land was never clearcut either for lumber or for potash.
  • It is at this point in the story that the story makes clear that the Captain is Carla's brother.

make clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The video does not make clear what those groups were doing prior to their exit.
  • Below we make clear the connection between multi-way ANOVA and linear regression.
  • The earliest editions make clear that it takes place no earlier than the year 1960.

make it clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Brian added parentheses on his album to make it clear.
  • and however, make it clear that John was the spiritual successor to Elijah.
  • In these cases, users are required make it clear that their intention is to educate others.

clear what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not completely clear what the software does.
  • It is not clear what the final decision was.

not entirely clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Who exactly wrote this draft is not entirely clear.
  • However, the true intentions of Rwanda are not entirely clear.
  • How it works is not entirely clear.

become clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During the race, Messala and Judah become clear leaders.
  • It had become clear that the Soviet Union was beginning to loosen up.
  • If that is done, the signs become clear and "haply you will understand".

clear water

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mandrem Beach is a white sand beach with clear water.
  • The name is due to the clear water it holds.
  • These fish are found in mid-sized creeks with clear water.

clear day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On a clear day, it is possible to see Ruapehu.
  • On a clear day there are views as far as Sullivan County.
  • One can see far up to palpa, chitwan, National Park on a clear day.

less clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In general, this would make the law less clear.
  • Its ideological stance became less clear and consistent.
  • The intended voting positions of senators are less clear.

clear when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear when "Moffat" returned to England.
  • It is not clear when or where he was born.
  • It is not clear when they divorced.

not clear how

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear how many children the couple had.
  • It is not clear how far back this marker can be dated.
  • It is not clear how well this device worked in practice.

clear distinction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • APL makes a clear distinction between "functions" and "operators".
  • He does not make a clear distinction between inspiration and revelation.
  • Until modern times, there was no clear distinction between architect and engineer.

clear his name

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Travers is determined to clear his name by any means necessary.
  • Vianne promises to help him clear his name and regain his position.
  • On 26 August 2010 Nadir returned to the UK to try to clear his name.

quite clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The separation of forces and moments may be quite clear.
  • The generalization now becomes quite clear.
  • It is quite clear throughout this how severe the invasion is.

clear view

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Stadium seating is also used to give every rider a clear view.
  • The building overlooks Lake Geneva and has a clear view of the French Alps.
  • Baby frogs have an almost transparent abdomen, allowing a clear view of their abdominal organs.
E.g.
  • APL makes a clear distinction between "functions" and "operators".
  • He does not make a clear distinction between inspiration and revelation.
  • Until modern times, there was no clear distinction between architect and engineer.

clear majority

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But overall, a clear majority of people favor the concept."
  • Still, the Democrats retained a clear majority in the House.
  • However, it was approved by clear majority overall in Spanish (87%).

clear days

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Isle of Man in the Irish Sea can be seen on clear days.
  • Annually, the town has 85.5 clear days.
  • Ballarat has 55.2 clear days annually.

not clear what

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear what the final decision was.
  • It is not clear what exactly he intended.

soon became clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It soon became clear this land was part of an archipelago.
  • It soon became clear that it was not.
  • As soon as he came out into that arena it soon became clear that he had something that would set the sport a light.

always clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, it is not always clear how the term is being used.
  • Büchner is not always clear in his theory of the relation between matter and force.
  • What constitutes a genetically modified organism (GMO) is not always clear and can vary widely.

clear why

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear why this contradiction exists.
  • It is not clear why the planet is so dark.
  • It is not clear why a pentagonal shape was chosen for the building.

clear plastic

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The game is enclosed in clear plastic to keep the balls from flying out.
  • They are packaged with clear plastic protective covers and stored in briefcases.
  • It had fabric-covered control surfaces and a clear plastic canopy covering the pilot and passenger/student positions.

making it clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After making it clear he would not resign, Monk was sacked on 18 June.
  • The revolutionaries won this battle decisively, making it clear that Díaz could no longer retain power.
  • The supplier is reluctant to give it to him, making it clear that if he doesn't pay the next day there will be consequences.

yet clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • And the statistics of cities were not yet clear.
  • Ms. Thorvaldsdottir did indeed take us on a dark journey, episodic yet clear."
  • However, it is not yet clear how common such a capability is among extremophiles.

more clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The simplicity of the writing inspired later poets to write in a more clear and clear-cut style.
  • Because of new display technologies, electronic signs are able to present more clear, colorful, and vivid images.
  • Since trends tend to be abbreviations without context, a description will make it more clear what a trend is about.

clear indication

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Potter that there is "no clear indication of any local attachment".
  • It's a clear indication that the chairman of the state school board doesn’t understand the science."
  • There is no clear indication as yet regarding how the heavy/long-range airlift gap will be addressed.

clear channel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But it remained a daytimer, because AM 730 is a Mexican clear channel frequency.
  • There are no clear channel stations using 980 kHz, nor are there any close by that broadcast there currently.
  • AM 720 WGN is a 50,000-watt, clear channel station, making it one of the most powerful radio stations in the country.

clear winner

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The boats raced in 1845 a twenty mile course with no clear winner.
  • In this series of tests, the faceted system was now the clear winner.
  • SK and Na'Vi had a rivalry, but Na'Vi was the clear winner in this match.

lengths clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Queen of the Earth was six lengths clear of the rest in second place.
  • By the 300 m, Sunline was over three lengths clear as Lonhro settled into his task.
  • In the latter race she came home ten lengths clear of the Irish Derby winner Wild Bouquet.

order to clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Han informs Leia that he must leave in order to clear his debt with Jabba the Hutt.
  • As such, many of the microgames require the player to physically rotate the system in order to clear.
  • Mwas finally meets his cousin again who ends up forcing him to steal a car in order to clear his debt.

not yet clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • And the statistics of cities were not yet clear.
  • However, it is not yet clear how common such a capability is among extremophiles.
  • The exact nature and composition of this material, and the implications of Schweitzer's discovery, are not yet clear.

not clear when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear when "Moffat" returned to England.
  • It is not clear when or where he was born.
  • It is not clear when they divorced.

not always clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, it is not always clear how the term is being used.
  • Büchner is not always clear in his theory of the relation between matter and force.
  • What constitutes a genetically modified organism (GMO) is not always clear and can vary widely.

seems clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It seems clear, Alexander's most trusted men backed Perdiccas.
  • Towards the end it seems clear that Kitty is poised to kill herself.
  • It seems clear, however, that the river itself was named after the tidal crossing.

clear cut

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On the Hintuan Passage side, the shore is generally clear cut.
  • It must be noted though that adherence was not clear cut, and men from both sides of the divide joined the other.
  • A large US Forest Service authorized clear cut took place south of the lake in the winter of 2009 and continues in 2010.

went clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She took the lead and went clear, with the other horses being unable to challenge her.
  • The primary breakaway of the stage was formed early in the stage, when a wave of five riders went clear.
  • Starting at odds of 1/2, Eswarah went clear of the field in the straight and won very easily by two lengths.

clear weather

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In clear weather they could be seen for 40 miles (64 km).
  • It was built as a white light, visible for in clear weather.
  • The Antrim coast is 12 miles away and visible in clear weather.

clear glass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The clear glass displays the layers of the dessert.
  • Two rectangular openings, filled with clear glass and Venetian shutters, were spaced along the sides.
  • The building has 21 elevators, each with walls constructed of clear glass panels enclosing fractured glass.

clear the way

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Del beeps his horn, and the rioters and the police clear the way for him.
  • The prophet said clear the way, for God proclaimed to Zion that her salvation was coming.
  • He also sought to end Native American claims to Ohio land and clear the way for white settlement.

clear run

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • When she has a clear run at them she's lethal."
  • In a race with a lot of interference he could not get a clear run and ended up finishing a distant fourteenth.
  • She was unable to obtain a clear run in the straight and came home fourth behind Brownhylda, Shrove and Teresina.

no clear evidence

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is no clear evidence of this alleged influence.
  • There is no clear evidence of what really happened in the Montreal Experiments.
  • However, Gregory and Thompson (1977) found no clear evidence for two distinct subgroups in Coma I.
E.g.
  • There must be a clear understanding of where the show is headed.
  • It would be much better to possess a clear understanding of your own tradition.
  • They aim to provide a personal design that provides a clear understanding to the readers using evidence, findings, ideas, purpose, etc.

clear example

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A clear example is the U.S. military.
  • The work is a clear example of the Austrian "missa brevis" form.
  • Fern provides a clear example.

completely clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not completely clear what the software does.
  • They were almost completely clear of the seat areas."
  • The water in Guinas is completely clear and well over 100 m deep.

without a clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fierce fighting continued for three hours and ended without a clear winner.
  • Merici's death in 1540, however, had left the company without a clear leader.
  • In addition, she was influenced by photography and Japonisme, shown in her composition without a clear center.

clear skies

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Autumn sees an abrupt reduction in rainfall and a return to clear skies.
  • During the dry season, the city has clear skies and mild sea breezes from the harbour.
  • There were on average only seven days of clear skies each month, and an intense jet stream made it difficult to aim bombs from high altitudes.

clear advantage

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During the race, Racer A gets a clear advantage off the starting line.
  • Forbes and Veitch both sought the leadership, and neither gained a clear advantage.
  • He took the lead from the pacemaker Pom early in the straight and established a clear advantage.

first clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The first clear definition of an abstract field is due to .
  • The final product was the first clear, or "white" rum in the world.
  • The novel was the author's first clear critical and commercial success.

not clear why

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is not clear why this contradiction exists.
  • It is not clear why the planet is so dark.
  • It is not clear why a pentagonal shape was chosen for the building.

clear picture

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Most viewers could only get a clear picture on cable.
  • Meanwhile, when both the criminals try to get even with Dev, Rahul realizes that he has not seen a clear picture.
  • More recently, new fossil and molecular evidence is providing an increasingly clear picture of the evolution of modern bird orders.

clear reference

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I'll tell a tale that is sure to astound'" make a clear reference to Feldman).
  • Although the reader is not told this explicitly, Steerpike's words are a clear reference to the number of people he has killed.
  • Without a clear reference grid, it becomes more accurate to describe the four dimensions as towards/away, left/right, up/down and past/future.

so clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • but symptoms of tumefactive MS are not so clear.
  • I did not expect it to be so clear."
  • It seemed so clear and simple.

now clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He cites later that his conscience is now clear.
  • But my conscience is now clear.
  • The road was now clear for Ioannis Metaxas, who had succeeded Demertzis as interim Prime Minister.

increasingly clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lenny is awed by their son who, it becomes increasingly clear, is a gifted child.
  • His antagonism with the Gang of Four became increasingly clear, and Mao seemed to sway in the Gang's favour.
  • By the mid-20th century, it was increasingly clear to historians that the notion of "changeless China" was untenable.

steer clear

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lots of people steer clear of these deep waters.
  • He was never inclined to steer clear of controversy.
  • "", thus hinting that believers need to steer clear of such acts.
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