Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- 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) cleared (rid of objects or obstructions such as e.g. trees and brush) "cleared land"; "cleared streets free of fallen trees and debris"; "a cleared passage through the underbrush"; "played poker on the cleared dining room table"
- 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"