cleanup vs clean up :

cleanup or clean up

“Cleanup” is usually a noun: “the cleanup of the toxic waste site willcost billions of dollars.” “Clean” is a verb in the phrase “clean up”:“You can go to the mall after you clean up your room.”

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  • n  a very large profit
  • n  (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
  • n  the act of making something clean

  • v  put (things or places) in order
  • v  make a big profit; often in a short period of time
  • v  dispose of
  • v  make oneself clean, presentable or neat
News & Articles

  • River cleanup project moves forward in Armada
    Armada Township officials have taken the next step in completing a river cleanup project that began last year.
    June 16, 2013 - The Armada Times
  • Cleanup continues in McMinnville after Thursday's tornado
    MCMINNVILLE, Ore. – The huge pile of twisted metal that used to be the roof in McMinnville had been growing all day Saturday as crews ripped off the damaged metal and replace it with temporary tarps to keep the rain out. Professional crews have replaced dozens of volunteers in the cleanup effort following Thursday’s tornado. Business owners are watching over the work and feel fortunate to have ...
    June 16, 2013 - KGW NewsChannel 8 Portland
  • Cleanup of Boise Cascade site may add $20M in costs
    Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:01:09 GMT By Dan Catchpole Yakima Herald-Republic ANDY SAWYER/Yakima Herald-Republic Looking south, the former Boise Cascade Mill property is seen in August 2010. The city of Yakima wants to buy the land, but it would be on the hook for the cleanup of an old landfill before it could redevelop it. YAKIMA, Wash. — If Yakima wants to redevelop the former Boise Cascade mill site ...
    June 16, 2013 - Yakima Herald-Republic

  • Clean Up Continues At Kent Co. Fairgrounds After Flooding
    Weeks after the flood, the Kent Co. Fairgrounds needs volunteers to help clean up still …
    June 19, 2013 - FOX 17 Grand Rapids
  • City observes ‘Clean Up Michigan City’ week
    MICHIGAN CITY — To kick off the fourth annual Michigan City In Bloom Beautification Contest, Mayor Ron Meer has declared June 15 to June 22 to be Clean Up Michigan City Week, a time for all city residents to make efforts to tidy up yards and neighborhoods.
    June 19, 2013 - The Michigan City News-Dispatch
  • Clean Up East Haven Event in July
    A Clean Up East Haven community clean up event is scheduled for Saturday, July 13 from 9 to 10 a.m. on the Shoreline Greenway Trail at D.C. Moore School on Elliot Street.
    June 17, 2013 - East Haven Courier