Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) clean and jerk, clean (a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead)
- S: (v) clean, make clean (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from) "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"
- S: (v) clean, pick (remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits) "Clean the turkey"
- S: (v) houseclean, clean house, clean (clean and tidy up the house) "She housecleans every week"
- S: (v) cleanse, clean (clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing) "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"
- S: (v) clean (be cleanable) "This stove cleans easily"
- S: (v) clean (deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.) "The other players cleaned him completely"
- S: (v) clean, strip (remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely) "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"
- S: (v) clean (remove while making clean) "Clean the spots off the rug"
- S: (v) scavenge, clean (remove unwanted substances from)
- S: (v) clean (remove shells or husks from) "clean grain before milling it"
- S: (adj) clean (free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits) "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"
- S: (adj) clean, clear (free of restrictions or qualifications) "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
- S: (adj) clean, clear, light, unclouded ((of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims) "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"
- S: (adj) clean, fresh (free from impurities) "clean water"; "fresh air"
- S: (adj) clean ((of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense) "a clean voting record"; "a clean driver's license"
- S: (adj) clean (ritually clean or pure)
- S: (adj) clean, uncontaminating (not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination) "a clean fuel"; "cleaner and more efficient engines"; "the tactical bomb is reasonably clean"
- S: (adj) clean, unobjectionable ((of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers) "good clean fun"; "a clean joke"
- S: (adj) uninfected, clean (free from sepsis or infection) "a clean (or uninfected) wound"
- S: (adj) clean, clean-living (morally pure) "led a clean life"
- S: (adj) clean, fair ((of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections) "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript"
- S: (adj) blank, clean, white ((of a surface) not written or printed on) "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins"
- S: (adj) clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike (exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play) "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct"
- S: (adj) clean (without difficulties or problems) "a clean test flight"
- S: (adj) clean (thorough and without qualification) "a clean getaway"; "a clean sweep"; "a clean break"
- S: (adj) clean (not carrying concealed weapons)
- S: (adj) clean, neat (free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed) "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife"
- S: (adj) clean (free of drugs) "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"
- S: (adv) clean, plumb, plum (completely; used as intensifiers) "clean forgot the appointment"; "I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out"
- S: (adv) fairly, fair, clean (in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating) "they played fairly"