Nouns (3)
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clear, open
n. a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water; "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
clear
n. the state of being free of suspicion; "investigation showed that he was in the clear"
Verbs (27)
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clear up, clear
v. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
clear, unclutter
v. rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk"
clear
v. remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
clear
v. go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
clear
v. remove the occupants of; "Clear the building"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
clear
v. remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"
top, clear
v. pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
sack up, clear, sack, net
v. make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
clear, net
v. yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
solve, clear
v. settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
clear
v. pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
light up, clear up, brighten, clear
v. become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
Adverbs (4)
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clear, clearly
adv. in an easily perceptible manner; "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear"
all the way, clear
adv. completely; "read the book clear to the end"; "slept clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear to the horizon"
Adjectives (23)
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clear, smooth
adj. of complexion; without such blemishes as e.g. acne; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
clear, clean
adj. free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
well-defined, clear
adj. accurately stated or described; "a set of well-defined values"
clear
adj. allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
clear
adj. free from flaw or blemish or impurity; "a clear perfect diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
distinct, clear
adj. clear 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"
unmortgaged, clear
adj. (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"
clear
adj. free from contact or proximity or connection; "we were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
in the clear, clear
adj. freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated"
distinct, clear
adj. well articulated or enunciated: "intelligible pronunciation"
readable, decipherable, clear
adj. easily deciphered
clear
adj. clear of charges or deductions; "a clear profit"
clear, clean
adj. free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
Fuzzynyms (185)
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strip down, unclothe, uncase, discase, peel, disrobe, strip, undress
v. get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
modify, alter, change
v. cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
take away, remove
v. get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
clear up, clear
v. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
clear up, clear
v. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
qualify
v. pronounce fit or able; "She was qualified to run the marathon"; "They nurses were qualified to administer the injections"
clarify
v. make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating; "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
enable
v. render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"
drop
v. change from one level to another; "She dropped into army jargon"
authenticate
v. establish the authenticity of something
go for, consent, accept
v. give an affirmative reply to; respond favorably to; "I cannot accept your invitation"; "I go for this resolution"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
underwrite, insure, cover
v. protect by insurance; "The insurance won't cover this"
warrant, guarantee
v. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
wipe out, run through, use up, eat up, exhaust, deplete, eat, consume
v. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
wipe out, run through, use up, eat up, exhaust, deplete, eat, consume
v. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
wipe out, run through, use up, eat up, exhaust, deplete, eat, consume
v. use up (resources or materials); "this car consumes a lot of gas"; "We exhausted our savings"; "They run through 20 bottles of wine a week"
tap
v. pierce in order to draw a liquid from; "tap a maple tree for its syrup"; "tap a keg of beer"
tap
v. pierce in order to draw a liquid from; "tap a maple tree for its syrup"; "tap a keg of beer"
tap
v. pierce in order to draw a liquid from; "tap a maple tree for its syrup"; "tap a keg of beer"
set up, arrange
v. put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
trammel, ensnare, snare, entrap, trap
v. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"
roll out, straighten
v. straighten by unrolling; "roll out the big map"
unpick, untangle, unscramble, unknot, unravel
v. become or cause to become undone by separating the fibers or threads of; "unravel the thread"
doff
v. remove; "He doffed his hat"
initialise, initialize, format
v. divide (a disk) into marked sectors so that it may store data; "Please format this disk before entering data!"
run out
v. exhaust the supply of; "We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"
run out
v. exhaust the supply of; "We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"
run out
v. exhaust the supply of; "We ran out of time just as the discussion was getting interesting"
abandon, empty, vacate
v. leave behind empty; move out of; "You must vacate your office by tonight"
gain, win, acquire
v. win something through one's efforts; "I acquired a passing knowledge of Chinese"; "Gain an understanding of international finance"
make
v. perform or carry out; "make a decision"; "make a move"; "make advances"; "make a phone call"
draw, reap
v. get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
call for, gather up, pick up, collect
v. gather or collect; "You can get the results on Monday"; "She picked up the children at the day care center"; "They pick up our trash twice a week"
draw off, take out, draw, withdraw
v. remove (a commodity) from (a supply source); "She drew $2,000 from the account"; "The doctors drew medical supplies from the hospital's emergency bank"
tap
v. draw (liquor) from a tap; "tap beer in a bar"
tap
v. draw (liquor) from a tap; "tap beer in a bar"
tap
v. draw (liquor) from a tap; "tap beer in a bar"
dispossess
v. deprive of the possession of real estate
commit, confide, trust, intrust, entrust
v. confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
disembarrass, free, rid
v. relieve from; "Rid the house of pests"
give up, renounce, resign, vacate
v. leave (a job, post, or position) voluntarily; "She vacated the position when she got pregnant"; "The chairman resigned when he was found to have misappropriated funds"
attribute, assign
v. decide as to where something belongs in a scheme; "The biologist assigned the mushroom to the proper class"
plunk for, plump for, indorse, support, endorse, back
v. be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"
pass, legislate
v. make laws, bills, etc. or bring into effect by legislation; "They passed the amendment"; "We cannot legislate how people spend their free time"
recognise, recognize, accredit
v. grant credentials to; "The Regents officially recognized the new educational institution"; "recognize an academic degree"
charge, appoint
v. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
confirm
v. support a person for a position; "The Senate confirmed the President's candidate for Secretary of Defense"
clear
v. pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
clear
v. pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
chaste
adj. morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse); "a holy woman innocent and chaste"
unsullied
adj. spotlessly clean and fresh; "the unsullied snow of mountains"
undefiled, pure
adj. free of extraneous elements of any kind; "pure air and water"; "pure gold"; "pure primary colors"; "the violin's pure and lovely song"; "pure tones"; "pure oxygen"
logical, consistent, orderly, ordered
adj. marked by an orderly, logical, and aesthetically consistent relation of parts; "a coherent argument"
apprehensible, understandable, perceivable, graspable, intelligible
adj. capable of being apprehended or understood
distinct, clear
adj. clear 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"
decided, distinct
adj. recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"
decided, distinct
adj. recognizable; marked; "noticed a distinct improvement"; "at a distinct (or decided) disadvantage"
unproblematic, uncomplicated, simple, elementary
adj. easy and not involved or complicated; "an elementary problem in statistics"; "elementary, my dear Watson"; "a simple game"; "found an uncomplicated solution to the problem"
razor-sharp
adj. as sharp as a razor
intelligible
adj. well articulated or enunciated, and loud enough to be heard distinctly; "intelligible pronunciation"
distinct, clear
adj. well articulated or enunciated: "intelligible pronunciation"
logical
adj. capable of or reflecting the capability for correct and valid reasoning; "a logical mind"
modest
adj. not offensive to sexual mores in conduct or appearance
pleasant
adj. affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings; "we had a pleasant evening together"; "a pleasant scene"; "pleasant sensations"
comme il faut, seemly, decorous, decent, comely, becoming
adj. according with custom or propriety; "her becoming modesty"; "comely behavior"; "it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money"; "a decent burial"; "seemly behavior"
pure
adj. concerned with theory and data rather than practice; opposed to applied; "pure science"
unpolluted, uncontaminated
adj. free from admixture with noxious elements; clean; "unpolluted streams"; "a contaminated lake"
nice, decent
adj. socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
antiseptic
adj. devoid of objectionable language; "lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School"
wholesome
adj. conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food"
Synonyms (86)
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sack
v. put in a sack; "The grocer sacked the onions"
work, make
v. proceed along a path; "work one's way through the crowd"; "make one's way into the forest"
unambiguous
adj. having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning; "As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa
untarnished, untainted, unsullied, unstained, stainless
adj. (of reputation) free from blemishes; "his unsullied name"; "an untarnished reputation"
golden
adj. suggestive of gold; "a golden voice"
silvern, silvery
adj. resembling or reminiscent of silver; "a soft silvern voice"; "singing in her silvery tones"
well-defined, clear
adj. accurately stated or described; "a set of well-defined values"
clear
adj. allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
sunshiny, shiny, bright
adj. abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining morning"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"
unclouded
adj. not made opaque or cloudy by sediment; "the wine was unclouded"
serene
adj. completely clear and fine; "serene skies and a bright blue sea"
comprehendible, comprehensible
adj. capable of being comprehended or understood; "an idea comprehensible to the average mind"
approachable, accessible
adj. capable of being read with comprehension; "readily accessible to the nonprofessional reader"; "the tales seem more approachable than his more difficult novels"
apprehensible, understandable, perceivable, graspable, intelligible
adj. capable of being apprehended or understood
cognoscible, cognisable, cognizable, knowable
adj. capable of being known
definite
adj. known for certain; "it is definite that they have won"
distinct
adj. easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
untrammelled, untrammeled
adj. not confined or limited; "the gift of a fresh eye and an untrammeled curiosity"- Russell Lord; "the untrammeled rush that the snows had shown in the first spring sun"- Farley Mowat
unburdened
adj. not burdened with difficulties or responsibilities; "unburdened by an overarching theory"- Alex Inkeles
unimprisoned, unconfined
adj. free from confinement or physical restraint
unconstrained
adj. free from constraint; "he was unconstrained by any of the sanctions of polite society"; "the dog was unconstrained"; "idle, unconstrained gossip"
self-governing, sovereign, independent, autonomous
adj. (of political bodies) not controlled by outside forces; "an autonomous judiciary"; "a sovereign state"
uncommitted, available
adj. not busy; not otherwise committed; "he was not available for comment"; "he was available and willing to accompany her"
atrip, aweigh
adj. (of an anchor) just clear of the bottom
rid, quit, clear
adj. free from contact or proximity or connection; "we were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
released, discharged
adj. set free as from prison or duty
freed, extricated, disentangled
adj. having become freed from entanglement; disengaged
liberated, emancipated
adj. free from traditional social restraints; "an emancipated young woman pursuing her career"; "a liberated lifestyle"
in the clear, in the open
adj. (sports) free of hindrance: "after eluding the tacklers he was in the clear"
out-of-school
adj. not attending school and therefore free to work; "opportunities for out-of-school youth"
unhampered
adj. not held in check or subject to control; "unhampered dissemination of news"; "this would give black people the opportunity to live unhampered by racism"
unrestricted
adj. free of restrictions on conduct; "I had unrestricted access"
exculpated, vindicated, exonerated, cleared, clear, absolved
adj. freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated"
not guilty, acquitted
adj. declared not guilty of a specific offense or crime; legally blameless; "he stands acquitted on all charges"; "the jury found him not guilty by reason of insanity"
unimpeachable, irreproachable, inculpable, blameless
adj. free of guilt; not subject to blame; "has lived a blameless life"; "of irreproachable character"; "an unimpeachable reputation"
fair, clean
adj. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript"
take-home
adj. (of salary or wages) remaining after all deductions including taxes
unconditional, flat, categorical, categoric
adj. not modified or restricted by reservations; "a categorical denial"; "a flat refusal"
straight-out, unlimited, outright
adj. without reservation or exception
Antonyms (67)
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clutter up, clutter
v. fill a space in a disorderly way
dim
v. become dim or lusterless; "the lights dimmed and the curtain rose"
obscure
v. reduce a vowel to a neutral one, such as a schwa
cloud over
v. become overcast; "the sky clouded over"
repudiate
v. reject as untrue, unfounded, or unjust; "She repudiated the accusations"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
debar, exclude, bar
v. prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
dip, dim
v. switch (a car's headlights) from a higher to a lower beam
keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
nullify, avoid, void, quash, annul, invalidate
v. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"
cloud
v. make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
faint-hearted, timid, fainthearted, faint
adj. lacking conviction or boldness or courage; "faint heart ne'er won fair lady"
unclear
adj. not clear to the mind; "the law itself was unclear on that point"; "the reason for their actions is unclear to this day"
confusing, confused, bewildering
adj. causing bafflement; "the play was at the same time a bewildering and an exciting experience"
vague, obscure
adj. not clearly understood or expressed; "an obscure turn of phrase"; "an impulse to go off and fight certain obscure battles of his own spirit"-Anatole Broyard; "their descriptions of human behavior become vague, dull, and unclear"- P.A.Sorokin; "vague...forms of speech...have so long passed for mysteries of science"- John Locke
opaque
adj. not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays"
mirky, turbid, murky, muddy, cloudy
adj. (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
mirky, turbid, murky, muddy, cloudy
adj. (of liquids) clouded as with sediment; "a cloudy liquid"; "muddy coffee"; "murky waters"
foggy, fogged
adj. obscured by fog; "he could barely see through the fogged window"
cloudy
adj. full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies"
indefinite
adj. vague or not clearly defined or stated; "must you be so indefinite?"; "amorphous blots of color having vague and indefinite edges"; "he would not answer so indefinite a proposal"
distinct
adj. easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined; "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
indistinct
adj. not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; "indistinct shapes in the gloom"; "an indistinct memory"; "only indistinct notions of what to do"
muzzy, hazy, fuzzy, foggy, blurry, blurred, bleary
adj. indistinct or hazy in outline; "a landscape of blurred outlines"; "the trees were just blurry shapes"
nebulose, nebulous, cloudy
adj. lacking definite form or limits; "gropes among cloudy issues toward a feeble conclusion"- H.T.Moore; "nebulous distinction between pride and conceit"
strong
adj. having strength or power greater than average or expected; "a strong radio signal"; "strong medicine"; "a strong man"
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