Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) clear (the state of being free of suspicion) "investigation showed that he was in the clear"
- S: (n) open, clear (a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water) "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
- S: (v) unclutter, clear (rid of obstructions) "Clear your desk"
- S: (v) clear (make a way or path by removing objects) "Clear a path through the dense forest"
- S: (v) clear up, clear, light up, brighten (become clear) "The sky cleared after the storm"
- S: (v) authorize, authorise, pass, clear (grant authorization or clearance for) "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
- S: (v) clear (remove) "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
- S: (v) pass, clear (go unchallenged; be approved) "The bill cleared the House"
- S: (v) clear (be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts) "The check will clear within 2 business days"
- S: (v) clear (go away or disappear) "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
- S: (v) clear, top (pass by, over, or under without making contact) "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
- S: (v) clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate (make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear) "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
- S: (v) clear (free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment) "Clear the ship and let it dock"
- S: (v) clear (clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.) "clear the water before it can be drunk"
- S: (v) net, clear (yield as a net profit) "This sale netted me $1 million"
- S: (v) net, sack, sack up, clear (make as a net profit) "The company cleared $1 million"
- S: (v) gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in (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"
- S: (v) clear (sell) "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
- S: (v) clear (pass an inspection or receive authorization) "clear customs"
- S: (v) acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate (pronounce not guilty of criminal charges) "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
- S: (v) clear, solve (settle, as of a debt) "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
- S: (v) clear (make clear, bright, light, or translucent) "The water had to be cleared through filtering"
- S: (v) clear (rid of instructions or data) "clear a memory buffer"
- S: (v) clear (remove (people) from a building) "clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"
- S: (v) clear (remove the occupants of) "Clear the building"
- S: (v) clear, clear up (free (the throat) by making a rasping sound) "Clear the throat"
- S: (adj) clear (readily apparent to the mind) "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"
- see also
- S: (adj) comprehensible, comprehendible (capable of being comprehended or understood) "an idea comprehensible to the average mind"
- S: (adj) definite (precise; explicit and clearly defined) "I want a definite answer"; "a definite statement of the terms of the will"; "a definite amount"; "definite restrictions on the sale of alcohol"; "the wedding date is now definite"; "a definite drop in attendance"
- S: (adj) distinct (easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined) "a distinct flavor"; "a distinct odor of turpentine"; "a distinct outline"; "the ship appeared as a distinct silhouette"; "distinct fingerprints"
- S: (adj) unambiguous (having or exhibiting a single clearly defined meaning) "As a horror, apartheid...is absolutely unambiguous"- Mario Vargas Llosa
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- S: (adj) broad, unsubtle (lacking subtlety; obvious) "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"
- S: (adj) clear-cut, distinct, trenchant (clearly or sharply defined to the mind) "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"
- S: (adj) limpid, lucid, luculent, pellucid, crystal clear, perspicuous ((of language) transparently clear; easily understandable) "writes in a limpid style"; "lucid directions"; "a luculent oration"- Robert Burton; "pellucid prose"; "a crystal clear explanation"; "a perspicuous argument"
- S: (adj) prima facie (as it seems at first sight) "a prima facie case of murder"
- S: (adj) unmistakable (clearly evident to the mind) "his opposition to slavery was unmistakable"
- S: (adj) vivid (having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience) "a vivid recollection"
- derivationally related form
- S: (adj) clear (free from confusion or doubt) "a complex problem requiring a clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us"
- S: (adj) clear, open (affording free passage or view) "a clear view"; "a clear path to victory"; "open waters"; "the open countryside"
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- S: (adj) unobstructed (free from impediment or obstruction or hindrance) "an unobstructed view"
- derivationally related form
- W: (n)
clear [Related to: clear] (a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water) "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
- W: (n)
clarity [Related to: clear] (the quality of clear water) "when she awoke the clarity was back in her eyes"
- W: (n)
open [Related to: open] (a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water) "finally broke out of the forest into the open"
- W: (n)
openness [Related to: open] (without obstructions to passage or view) "the openness of the prairies"
- W: (adj)
obstructed [Indirect via unobstructed] (shut off to passage or view or hindered from action) "a partially obstructed passageway"; "an obstructed view"; "justice obstructed is not justice"
- S: (adj) clear (allowing light to pass through) "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
- S: (adj) clear (free from contact or proximity or connection) "we were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
- S: (adj) clear (characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)) "a clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"
- 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) clear, unmortgaged ((especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law) "I have clear title to this property"
- S: (adj) clear, clean-cut, clear-cut (clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible) "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"
- S: (adj) well-defined, clear (accurately stated or described) "a set of well-defined values"
- S: (adj) clear (free from clouds or mist or haze) "on a clear day"
- S: (adj) clean, clear (free of restrictions or qualifications) "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"
- S: (adj) clear (free from flaw or blemish or impurity) "a clear perfect diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
- S: (adj) clear (clear of charges or deductions) "a clear profit"
- S: (adj) clear, decipherable, readable (easily deciphered)
- S: (adj) absolved, clear, cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated (freed from any question of guilt) "is absolved from all blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his official honor is vindicated"
- S: (adj) clear, percipient (characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving) "clear mind"; "a percipient author"
- S: (adv) clear, all the way (completely) "read the book clear to the end"; "slept clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear to the horizon"
- S: (adv) clearly, clear (in an easily perceptible manner) "could be seen clearly under the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear"