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  • n  the state of being free of suspicion
    investigation showed that he was in the clear
  • n  a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
  • v  rid of obstructions
  • v  make a way or path by removing objects
  • v  become clear
    The sky cleared after the storm
  • v  grant authorization or clearance for
  • v  remove
    clear the leaves from the lawn
  • v  go unchallenged; be approved
    The bill cleared the House
  • v  be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
    The check will clear within 2 business days
  • v  go away or disappear
    The fog cleared in the afternoon
  • v  pass by, over, or under without making contact
    the balloon cleared the tree tops
  • v  make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
  • v  free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
  • v  clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
    clear the water before it can be drunk
  • v  yield as a net profit
  • v  make as a net profit
    The company cleared $1 million
  • v  earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
    He clears $5,000 each month
  • v  sell
    We cleared a lot of the old model cars
  • v  pass an inspection or receive authorization
    clear customs
  • v  pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    The suspect was cleared of the murder charges
  • v  settle, as of a debt
    clear a debt
  • v  make clear, bright, light, or translucent
    The water had to be cleared through filtering
  • v  rid of instructions or data
    clear a memory buffer
  • v  remove (people) from a building
    clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat
  • v  remove the occupants of
  • v  free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
  • a  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
  • s  free from confusion or doubt
    a complex problem requiring a clear head
    not clear about what is expected of us
  • s  affording free passage or view
    a clear view
    a clear path to victory
  • a  allowing light to pass through
    clear water
    clear plastic bags
    clear glass
    the air is clear and clean
  • s  free from contact or proximity or connection
    we were clear of the danger
    the ship was clear of the reef
  • s  characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
    a clear conscience
    regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes
  • s  (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
    clear laughter like a waterfall
    clear reds and blues
  • s  (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  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 clear-cut pattern
  • a  accurately stated or described
  • a  free from clouds or mist or haze
    on a clear day
  • s  free of restrictions or qualifications
    a clear winner
  • s  free from flaw or blemish or impurity
    a clear perfect diamond
    the clear complexion of a healthy young woman
  • s  clear of charges or deductions
    a clear profit
  • s  easily deciphered
  • s  freed from any question of guilt
    was now clear of the charge of cowardice
  • s  characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
    clear mind
  • r  completely
    read the book clear to the end
    slept clear through the night
    there were open fields clear to the horizon
  • r  in an easily perceptible manner
    could be seen clearly under the microscope
    She cried loud and clear
News & Articles

  • Clear Channel Unveils New Creative Advisory Council
    Clear Channel Media and Entertainment and Clear Channel Outdoor have announced a new Creative Advisory Council (CAC) to help provide expert insights to guide the development of innovative approaches to audio and out-of-home advertising.
    June 12, 2013 - FMQB
  • Clear Channel and Fleetwood Mac Sign Landmark Revenue-Sharing Agreement
    Clear Channel Media & Entertainment and Fleetwood Mac today announced a landmark agreement – the first direct performing rights partnership between a radio company and an artist – that will enable the group to receive revenue from airplay on Clear Channel’s digital and broadcast radio platforms.
    June 12, 2013 - Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
  • Clear Admit Releases New Financing the MBA Strategy Guide
    Clear Admit's new guide provides business school applicants one source for all their tuition financing questions for a variety of MBA programs. (PRWeb June 12, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 12, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Joe Barton in The Associated Press
    I want the record to be absolutely clear that I think BP is responsible for this accident,he said. "If anything I said this morning has been misconstrued, in opposite effect, I want to apologize for that misconstruction."
  • Samuel Alito in ABC News
    It is clear that the framers and ratifiers of the Fourteenth Amendment counted the right to keep and bear arms among those fundamental rights necessary to our system of ordered liberty,wrote Justice Samuel Alito for the five-four majority.
  • Barack Obama in CNN (blog)
    Let me be clear: [Well owner] BP is responsible for this leak. BP will be paying the bill. But as president of the United States, I'm going to spare no effort to respond to this crisis for as long as it continues,Obama said.

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