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Synonyms for clean

Synonyms for (noun) clean

Synonyms: clean, clean and jerk Definition: a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead

Similar words: weightlift, weightlifting Definition: bodybuilding by exercise that involves lifting weights

Synonyms for (verb) clean

Synonyms: clean, cleanse Definition: clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing Usage: clean up before you see your grandparents; clean your fingernails before dinner

Similar words: groom, neaten Definition: care for one's external appearance Usage: He is always well-groomed

Synonyms: pick, clean Definition: remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits Usage: Clean the turkey

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: clean Definition: remove shells or husks from Usage: clean grain before milling it

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: clean, scavenge Definition: remove unwanted substances from

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: clean Definition: remove while making clean Usage: Clean the spots off the rug

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: clean, make clean Definition: make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from Usage: Clean the stove!; The dentist cleaned my teeth

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: houseclean, clean, clean house Definition: clean and tidy up the house Usage: She housecleans every week

Similar words: neaten, square away, straighten, straighten out, tidy, tidy up, clean up Definition: put (things or places) in order Usage: Tidy up your room!

Synonyms: clean, strip Definition: remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely Usage: The boys cleaned the sandwich platters; The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm

Similar words: remove, withdraw, take, take away Definition: remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract Usage: remove a threat; remove a wrapper; Remove the dirty dishes from the table; take the gun from your pocket; This machine withdraws heat from the environment

Synonyms: clean Definition: deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc. Usage: The other players cleaned him completely

Similar words: deprive, divest, strip Definition: take away possessions from someone Usage: The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets

Synonyms: clean Definition: be cleanable Usage: This stove cleans easily

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms for (adjective) clean

Synonyms: clean Definition: free of drugs Usage: after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years

Similar words: unaddicted Definition: not addicted

Synonyms: clean, neat Definition: free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed Usage: he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek; a clean throw; the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife

Similar words: adroit Definition: quick or skillful or adept in action or thought Usage: an exceptionally adroit pianist; an adroit technician; his adroit replies to hecklers won him many followers; an adroit negotiator

Synonyms: clean Definition: not carrying concealed weapons

Similar words: unarmed Definition: (used of persons or the military) not having or using arms Usage: went alone and unarmed; unarmed peasants were shot down; unarmed vehicles

Synonyms: clean Definition: free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits Usage: children with clean shining faces; clean white shirts; clean dishes; a spotlessly clean house; cats are clean animals

Similar words: cleanable Definition: capable of being cleaned

Similar words: cleanly Definition: habitually clean Usage: cleanly in their persons and habitations

Similar words: dry-cleaned Definition: cleaned with chemical solvents

Similar words: unused, fresh Definition: not yet used or soiled Usage: a fresh shirt; a fresh sheet of paper; an unused envelope

Similar words: speckless, spic, spic-and-span, spick, spick-and-span, spotless, immaculate Definition: completely neat and clean Usage: the apartment was immaculate; in her immaculate white uniform; a spick-and-span kitchen; their spic red-visored caps

Similar words: pristine Definition: immaculately clean and unused Usage: handed her his pristine white handkerchief

Similar words: scrubbed Definition: made clean by scrubbing Usage: fresh-scrubbed floors; boys with scrubbed necks and faces

Similar words: unsoiled, unspotted, unstained Definition: without soil or spot or stain

Similar words: unsullied Definition: spotlessly clean and fresh Usage: the unsullied snow of mountains

Similar words: washed, water-washed Definition: clean by virtue of having been washed in water

Synonyms: unobjectionable, clean Definition: (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers Usage: good clean fun; a clean joke

Similar words: antiseptic Definition: devoid of objectionable language Usage: lyrics as antiseptic as Sunday School

Synonyms: clean Definition: ritually clean or pure

Similar words: halal Definition: conforming to dietary laws Usage: halal meat; a halal kitchen

Similar words: cosher, kosher Definition: conforming to dietary laws Usage: kosher meat; a kosher kitchen

Synonyms: clean Definition: thorough and without qualification Usage: a clean getaway; a clean sweep; a clean break

Similar words: complete Definition: having every necessary or normal part or component or step Usage: a complete meal; a complete wardrobe; a complete set of the Britannica; a complete set of china; a complete defeat; a complete accounting

Synonyms: clean Definition: without difficulties or problems Usage: a clean test flight

Similar words: easy Definition: posing no difficulty; requiring little effort Usage: an easy job; an easy problem; an easy victory; the house is easy to heat; satisfied with easy answers; took the easy way out of his dilemma

Synonyms: sporting, sportsmanlike, sporty, clean Definition: exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play Usage: a clean fight; a sporting solution of the disagreement; sportsmanlike conduct

Similar words: just, fair Definition: free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules Usage: a fair referee; fair deal; on a fair footing; a fair fight; by fair means or foul

Synonyms: white, clean, blank Definition: (of a surface) not written or printed on Usage: blank pages; fill in the blank spaces; a clean page; wide white margins

Similar words: empty Definition: holding or containing nothing Usage: an empty glass; an empty room; full of empty seats; empty hours

Synonyms: fair, clean Definition: (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections Usage: fair copy; a clean manuscript

Similar words: legible Definition: (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered Usage: legible handwriting

Synonyms: clean, clean-living Definition: morally pure Usage: led a clean life

Similar words: moral Definition: concerned with principles of right and wrong or conforming to standards of behavior and character based on those principles Usage: moral sense; a moral scrutiny; a moral lesson; a moral quandary; moral convictions; a moral life

Synonyms: clean Definition: (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense Usage: a clean voting record; a clean driver's license

Similar words: perfect Definition: being complete of its kind and without defect or blemish Usage: a perfect circle; a perfect reproduction; perfect happiness; perfect manners; a perfect specimen; a perfect day

Synonyms: clean, fresh Definition: free from impurities Usage: clean water; fresh air

Similar words: pure Definition: free of extraneous elements of any kind Usage: pure air and water; pure gold; pure primary colors; the violin's pure and lovely song; pure tones; pure oxygen

Synonyms: unclouded, clean, clear, light Definition: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims Usage: 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

Similar words: pure Definition: free of extraneous elements of any kind Usage: pure air and water; pure gold; pure primary colors; the violin's pure and lovely song; pure tones; pure oxygen

Synonyms: clean, clear Definition: free of restrictions or qualifications Usage: a clean bill of health; a clear winner

Similar words: unqualified Definition: not limited or restricted Usage: an unqualified denial

Synonyms: clean, uninfected Definition: free from sepsis or infection Usage: a clean (or uninfected) wound

Similar words: antiseptic Definition: thoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms Usage: doctors in antiseptic green coats; the antiseptic effect of alcohol; it is said that marjoram has antiseptic qualities