clean clean  /ˈklin/


  1. (n) a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
  2. (v) make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
  3. (v) remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
  4. (v) clean and tidy up the house
  5. (v) clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
  6. (v) be cleanable
  7. (v) deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.
  8. (v) remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
  9. (v) remove while making clean
  10. (v) remove unwanted substances from
  11. (v) remove shells or husks from
  12. (adj) free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits
  13. (adj) free of restrictions or qualifications
  14. (adj) (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
  15. (adj) free from impurities
  16. (adj) (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense
  17. (adj) ritually clean or pure
  18. (adj) not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
  19. (adj) (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers
  20. (adj) free from sepsis or infection
  21. (adj) morally pure
  22. (adj) (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
  23. (adj) (of a surface) not written or printed on
  24. (adj) exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
  25. (adj) without difficulties or problems
  26. (adj) thorough and without qualification
  27. (adj) not carrying concealed weapons
  28. (adj) free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed
  29. (adj) free of drugs
  30. (adv) completely; used as intensifiers
  31. (adv) in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating


Derived Word(s)


  1. Investigation, clean up continue at Shuckers’ deck collapse

    Clean up continued Saturday as investigators search for an answer as to what caused the deck of Shuckers Bar and Grill to fall into the bay.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Miami Herald

  2. Clean up begins in Mishawaka after heavy storms damage buildings

    MISHAWAKA – Clean up has started after two buildings were badly damaged in Mishawaka from Wednesday night’s thunderstorms.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

  3. 2012 Clean Energy Challenge Finalist SiNode Systems Takes $100,000 National Clean Energy Title

    The Clean Energy Trust congratulates SiNode Systems, which won first place in the 2013 U.S. Department of Energy National Clean Energy Business Plan Competition. SiNode Systems, a
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "That means building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants in this country. It means making tough decisions about opening new offshore areas for oil and gas development. It means continued investment in advanced biofuels and clean...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Guardian (blog)

  2. At the start of the primary campaign Biden called him the "first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean".
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Joe Biden Source: The Guardian

  3. "We are doing everything we can to do the right thing," said Hayward, who said he had no intention of stepping down. "We are going to stop the leak, we're going to clean up the oil, we're going to remediate any environmental damage and we're...
    on Jun 6, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: Washington Post

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