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Synonyms for clear

Synonyms for (noun) clear

Synonyms: open, clear Definition: a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water Usage: finally broke out of the forest into the open

Similar words: area, country Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography) Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country

Synonyms: clear Definition: the state of being free of suspicion Usage: investigation showed that he was in the clear

Similar words: innocence Definition: a state or condition of being innocent of a specific crime or offense Usage: the trial established his innocence

Synonyms for (verb) clear

Synonyms: clear, clear up Definition: free (the throat) by making a rasping sound Usage: Clear the throat

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: clear, unclutter Definition: rid of obstructions Usage: Clear your desk

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: clear Definition: remove Usage: clear the leaves from the lawn; Clear snow from the road

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: clear Definition: make a way or path by removing objects Usage: Clear a path through the dense forest

Similar words: make, create Definition: make or cause to be or to become Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor

Synonyms: clear Definition: remove the occupants of Usage: Clear the building

Similar words: empty Definition: make void or empty of contents Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building

Synonyms: clear Definition: remove (people) from a building Usage: clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat

Similar words: remove, move out, take out Definition: cause to leave Usage: The teacher took the children out of the classroom

Synonyms: clear Definition: rid of instructions or data Usage: clear a memory buffer

Similar words: empty Definition: make void or empty of contents Usage: Empty the box; The alarm emptied the building

Synonyms: clear Definition: make clear, bright, light, or translucent Usage: The water had to be cleared through filtering

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: clear, clear up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, shed light on, sort out, straighten out, illuminate, elucidate, enlighten Definition: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear Usage: Could you clarify these remarks?; Clear up the question of who is at fault

Similar words: clarify, clear up, elucidate Definition: make clear and (more) comprehensible Usage: clarify the mystery surrounding her death

Synonyms: clear, solve Definition: settle, as of a debt Usage: clear a debt; solve an old debt

Similar words: square off, square up, settle, determine Definition: settle conclusively; come to terms Usage: We finally settled the argument

Synonyms: pass, authorise, authorize, clear Definition: grant authorization or clearance for Usage: Clear the manuscript for publication; The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow Definition: consent to, give permission Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam

Synonyms: acquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear Definition: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges Usage: The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

Similar words: pronounce, label, judge Definition: pronounce judgment on Usage: They labeled him unfit to work here

Synonyms: clear Definition: pass an inspection or receive authorization Usage: clear customs

Similar words: clear, pass Definition: go unchallenged; be approved Usage: The bill cleared the House

Synonyms: clear, top Definition: pass by, over, or under without making contact Usage: the balloon cleared the tree tops

Similar words: overhaul, overtake, pass Definition: travel past Usage: The sports car passed all the trucks

Synonyms: clear Definition: go away or disappear Usage: The fog cleared in the afternoon

Similar words: vanish, go away, disappear Definition: become invisible or unnoticeable Usage: The effect vanished when day broke

Synonyms: clear Definition: sell Usage: We cleared a lot of the old model cars

Similar words: sell Definition: exchange or deliver for money or its equivalent Usage: He sold his house in January; She sells her body to survive and support her drug habit

Synonyms: clear, bring in, take in, earn, gain, make, realise, realize, pull in Definition: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages Usage: 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

Similar words: acquire, get Definition: come into the possession of something concrete or abstract Usage: She got a lot of paintings from her uncle; They acquired a new pet; Get your results the next day; Get permission to take a few days off from work

Synonyms: sack, sack up, net, clear Definition: make as a net profit Usage: The company cleared $1 million

Similar words: profit, gain, benefit Definition: derive a benefit from Usage: She profited from his vast experience

Synonyms: clear, net Definition: yield as a net profit Usage: This sale netted me $1 million

Similar words: pay, yield, bear Definition: bring in Usage: interest-bearing accounts; How much does this savings certificate pay annually?

Synonyms: clear Definition: clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc. Usage: clear the water before it can be drunk

Similar words: disembarrass, rid, free Definition: relieve from Usage: Rid the house of pests

Synonyms: clear Definition: free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment Usage: Clear the ship and let it dock

Similar words: discharge, free Definition: free from obligations or duties

Synonyms: clear, pass Definition: go unchallenged; be approved Usage: The bill cleared the House

Similar words: win, succeed, bring home the bacon, come through, deliver the goods Definition: attain success or reach a desired goal Usage: The enterprise succeeded; We succeeded in getting tickets to the show; she struggled to overcome her handicap and won

Synonyms for (adjective) clear

Synonyms: clear Definition: readily apparent to the mind Usage: 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

Similar words: broad, unsubtle Definition: lacking subtlety; obvious Usage: gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave

Similar words: trenchant, clear-cut, distinct Definition: clearly or sharply defined to the mind Usage: clear-cut evidence of tampering; Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest; trenchant distinctions between right and wrong

Similar words: crystal clear, limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, perspicuous Definition: (of language) transparently clear; easily understandable Usage: writes in a limpid style; lucid directions; a luculent oration- Robert Burton; pellucid prose; a crystal clear explanation; a perspicuous argument

Similar words: prima facie Definition: as it seems at first sight Usage: a prima facie case of murder

Similar words: unmistakable Definition: clearly evident to the mind Usage: his opposition to slavery was unmistakable

Similar words: vivid Definition: having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience Usage: a vivid recollection

Synonyms: clear Definition: allowing light to pass through Usage: clear water; clear plastic bags; clear glass; the air is clear and clean

Similar words: pellucid, crystal clear, crystalline, transparent, lucid, limpid Definition: transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity Usage: the cold crystalline water of melted snow; crystal clear skies; could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool; lucid air; a pellucid brook; transparent crystal

Similar words: hyaline, hyaloid Definition: resembling glass in transparency or translucency Usage: the morning is as clear as diamond or as hyaline-Sacheverell Sitwell

Similar words: limpid, liquid Definition: clear and bright Usage: the liquid air of a spring morning; eyes shining with a liquid luster; limpid blue eyes

Similar words: semitransparent, translucent Definition: allowing light to pass through diffusely Usage: translucent amber; semitransparent curtains at the windows

Similar words: unclouded Definition: not made opaque or cloudy by sediment Usage: the wine was unclouded

Similar words: unfrosted Definition: (of glass) lacking a frosted coating Usage: unfrosted light bulbs

Synonyms: clear Definition: free from confusion or doubt Usage: a complex problem requiring a clear head; not clear about what is expected of us

Similar words: clear-thinking, clearheaded Definition: not mentally confused; able to think clearly and act intelligently

Synonyms: clear Definition: free from clouds or mist or haze Usage: on a clear day

Similar words: cloudless, unclouded Definition: free from clouds Usage: under a cloudless sky

Similar words: fair Definition: free of clouds or rain Usage: today will be fair and warm

Similar words: serene Definition: completely clear and fine Usage: serene skies and a bright blue sea

Synonyms: percipient, clear Definition: characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving Usage: clear mind; a percipient author

Similar words: discerning Definition: having or revealing keen insight and good judgment Usage: a discerning critic; a discerning reader

Synonyms: clean-cut, clear, clear-cut Definition: clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible Usage: 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

Similar words: distinct Definition: easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined Usage: a distinct flavor; a distinct odor of turpentine; a distinct outline; the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette; distinct fingerprints

Synonyms: clear, unmortgaged Definition: (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law Usage: I have clear title to this property

Similar words: unencumbered Definition: free of encumbrance Usage: inherited an unencumbered estate

Synonyms: clear Definition: free from contact or proximity or connection Usage: we were clear of the danger; the ship was clear of the reef

Similar words: free Definition: able to act at will; not hampered; not under compulsion or restraint Usage: free enterprise; a free port; a free country; I have an hour free; free will; free of racism; feel free to stay as long as you wish; a free choice

Synonyms: clear, cleared, vindicated, exculpated, exonerated, absolved Definition: freed from any question of guilt Usage: is absolved from all blame; was now clear of the charge of cowardice; his official honor is vindicated

Similar words: innocent, guiltless, clean-handed Definition: free from evil or guilt Usage: an innocent child; the principle that one is innocent until proved guilty

Synonyms: clear, readable, decipherable Definition: easily deciphered

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

Synonyms: clear Definition: clear of charges or deductions Usage: a clear profit

Similar words: net, nett Definition: remaining after all deductions Usage: net profit

Synonyms: clear, open Definition: affording free passage or view Usage: a clear view; a clear path to victory; open waters; the open countryside

Similar words: unobstructed Definition: free from impediment or obstruction or hindrance Usage: an unobstructed view

Synonyms: clear Definition: free from flaw or blemish or impurity Usage: a clear perfect diamond; the clear complexion of a healthy young woman

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: 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: clear Definition: characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt) Usage: a clear conscience; regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes

Similar words: untroubled Definition: not beset by troubles or disturbance or distress Usage: seemed untroubled by doubts of any kind; untroubled sleep; a kind untroubled face