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Noun: cleanup  'kleen,úp
  1. The act of making something clean
    "he gave his shoes a good cleanup";
    - cleaning, cleansing
     
  2. A very large profit
    - killing
     
  3. (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)
    - cleanup position, cleanup spot
Verb: clean up
  1. Put (things or places) in order
    - tidy, tidy up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away
     
  2. Make a big profit; often in a short period of time
    "The investor really cleaned up when the stock market went up"
     
  3. Dispose of
     
  4. Make oneself clean, presentable or neat
    "Clean up before you go to the party"

Derived forms: cleaned up, cleans up, cleanups, cleaning up

Type of: earnings, groom, improvement, lucre, neaten, net, net income, net profit, order, position, profit, profits, settle, turn a profit

Part of: batting order, card, lineup

Encyclopedia: Cleanup

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