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Verbs (37)
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clear up, clear
v. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
finish up, clear up, polish off, mop up, finish off, wrap up, get through
v. finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
sort out, make pellucid, shed light on, make clear, straighten out, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, clarify, illuminate, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
light up, clear up, brighten, clear
v. become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
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Fuzzynyms (110)
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make clear, clarify
v. make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
transpose
v. change key; "Can you transpose this fugue into G major?"
transform, translate
v. change from one form or medium into another; "Braque translated collage into oil"
simplify
v. make simpler or easier or reduce in complexity or extent; "We had to simplify the instructions"; "this move will simplify our lives"
clarify
v. make clear by removing impurities or solids, as by heating; "clarify the butter"; "clarify beer"
sort out, make pellucid, shed light on, make clear, straighten out, clear up, elucidate, enlighten, clarify, illuminate, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
puzzle out, figure out, work out, work, lick, solve
v. find the solution to (a problem or question) or understand the meaning of; "did you solve the problem?"; "Work out your problems with the boss"; "this unpleasant situation isn't going to work itself out"; "did you get it?"; "Did you get my meaning?"; "He could not work the math problem"
buy
v. accept as true; "I can't buy this story"
postulate, contend
v. maintain or assert; "He contended that Communism had no future"
take, claim
v. lay claim to; as of an idea; "She took credit for the whole idea"
profess
v. receive into a religious order or congregation
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
manifest
v. reveal its presence or make an appearance; "the ghost manifests each year on the same day"
inform
v. act as an informer; "She had informed on her own parents for years"
explicate, explain
v. make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
sort out, straighten out, crystalise, shed light on, clear up, elucidate, illuminate, enlighten, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, clear
v. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
relate
v. give an account of; "The witness related the events"
recount
v. count again; "We had to recount all the votes after an accusation of fraud was made"
narrate
v. provide commentary for a film, for example
comment
v. explain or interpret something
reword, rephrase, paraphrase
v. express the same message in different words
report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
inform on, turn in, report
v. make known to the authorities; "One student reported the other to the principal"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
draw, depict, describe
v. give a description of; "He drew an elaborate plan of attack"
edify, enlighten
v. make understand; "Can you enlighten me--I don't understand this proposal"
say
v. utter aloud; "She said `Hello' to everyone in the office"
swear, swan, aver, avow, assert, verify, affirm
v. to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true; "Before God I swear I am innocent"
instance, illustrate, exemplify
v. clarify by giving an example of
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"
set up, arrange
v. put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
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"
illuminate
v. add embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
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"
tap
v. draw (liquor) from a tap; "tap beer in a bar"
relate
v. have or establish a relationship to; "She relates well to her peers"
clear
v. pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
subtend, delimit
v. be opposite to; of angles and sides, in geometry
define
v. determine the nature of; "What defines a good wine?"
Synonyms (1)
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straighten
v. make straight or straighter; "Straighten this post"; "straighten hair"
Antonyms (6)
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obnubilate, obscure, blur, confuse
v. make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"
obfuscate
v. make obscure or unclear
cloud
v. make milky or dull; "The chemical clouded the liquid to which it was added"
clear up
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