Dictionary Results for clearing


1. clearing - noun

· a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area

Synonym(s): glade

Hypernym(s): tract, piece_of_land, piece_of_ground, parcel_of_land, parcel




2. clearing - noun

· the act of freeing from suspicion

Hypernym(s): liberation, release, freeing




3. clearing - noun

· the act of removing solid particles from a liquid

Synonym(s): clarification

Hypernym(s): improvement




4. clear - verb

· rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk"

Synonym(s): unclutter

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




5. clear - verb

· make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through the dense forest"

Hypernym(s): make, create




6. clear - verb

· become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"

Synonym(s): clear_up, light_up, brighten

Antonym(s): overcast




7. clear - verb

· grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

Synonym(s): authorize, authorise, pass

Hypernym(s): permit, allow, let, countenance




8. clear - verb

· remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw




9. clear - verb

· go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House"

Synonym(s): pass

Hypernym(s): succeed, win, come_through, bring_home_the_bacon, deliver_the_goods




10. clear - verb

· be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The check will clear within 2 business days"

Antonym(s): bounce




11. clear - verb

· go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"

Hypernym(s): vanish, disappear, go_away




12. clear - verb

· pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"

Synonym(s): top

Hypernym(s): pass, overtake, overhaul




13. clear - verb

· make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"

Synonym(s): clear_up, shed_light_on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten_out, sort_out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate

Hypernym(s): clarify, clear_up, elucidate




14. clear - verb

· free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; "Clear the ship and let it dock"

Hypernym(s): free, discharge




15. clear - verb

· clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; "clear the water before it can be drunk"

Hypernym(s): rid, free, disembarrass




16. clear - verb

· yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"

Synonym(s): net

Hypernym(s): yield, pay, bear




17. clear - verb

· make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"

Synonym(s): net, sack, sack_up

Hypernym(s): profit, gain, benefit




18. clear - verb

· earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "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"

Synonym(s): gain, take_in, make, earn, realize, realise, pull_in, bring_in

Hypernym(s): get, acquire




19. clear - verb

· sell; "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"

Hypernym(s): sell




20. clear - verb

· pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"

Hypernym(s): pass, clear




21. clear - verb

· pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"

Synonym(s): acquit, assoil, discharge, exonerate, exculpate

Hypernym(s): pronounce, label, judge




22. clear - verb

· settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"

Synonym(s): solve

Hypernym(s): settle, square_off, square_up, determine




23. clear - verb

· make clear, bright, light, or translucent; "The water had to be cleared through filtering"

Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify




24. clear - verb

· rid of instructions or data; "clear a memory buffer"

Hypernym(s): empty




25. clear - verb

· remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"

Hypernym(s): take_out, move_out, remove




26. clear - verb

· remove the occupants of; "Clear the building"

Hypernym(s): empty




27. clear - verb

· free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"

Synonym(s): clear_up

Hypernym(s): remove, take, take_away, withdraw





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