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Adjective: cleared  kleerd
  1. Freed from any question of guilt
    "is cleared from all blame";
    - absolved, clear, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated
  2. 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"
Verb: clear  kleer
  1. Rid of obstructions
    "Clear your desk";
    - unclutter
  2. Make a way or path by removing objects
    "Clear a path through the dense forest"
  3. Become free from clouds or less cloudy; become brighter
    "The sky cleared after the storm";
    - clear up, light up, brighten
  4. Grant authorization or clearance for
    "Clear the manuscript for publication";
    - authorize, authorise [Brit], pass
  5. Remove so as to leave tidy or unobstructed
    "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
  6. Go unchallenged; be approved
    "The bill cleared the House";
    - pass
  7. Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
    "The payment should clear within 2 business days"
  8. Go away or disappear
    "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
  9. Pass by, over, or under without making contact
    "the balloon cleared the tree tops";
    - top
  10. Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    "Clear up the question of who is at fault";
    - clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise [Brit], crystalize, crystalise [Brit], straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate
  11. Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
    "Clear the ship and let it dock"
  12. Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
    "clear the water before it can be drunk"
  13. Yield as a net profit
    "This sale cleared me $1 million";
    - net
  14. Make as a net profit
    "The company cleared $1 million";
    - net, sack, sack up
  15. Receive money in return for work; make a profit as the result of some business transaction
    "He clears $5,000 each month";
    - gain, take in, make, earn, realize, realise [Brit], pull in [informal], bring in
  16. Sell to get rid of
    "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
  17. Pass an inspection or receive authorization
    "clear customs"
  18. Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
    "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges";
    - acquit, assoil [archaic], discharge, exonerate, exculpate
  19. Settle, as of a debt
    "clear a debt";
    - solve
  20. Make clear, bright, light, or translucent
    "The water had to be cleared through filtering"
  21. (computing) rid of instructions or data
    "clear a memory buffer"
  22. Remove (people) from a building
    "clear the patrons from the theatre after the bomb threat"
  23. Remove the occupants of
    "Clear the building"
  24. Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
    "Clear the throat";
    - clear up

See also: clean-handed, clear-cut, guiltless, improved, innocent, sack, straighten, treeless, unwooded

Type of: acquire, allow, alter, bear, benefit, bring home the bacon [informal], change, clarify, clear up, come through, come up trumps [Brit, informal], countenance, create, deliver the goods, determine, disappear, discharge, disembarrass, elucidate, empty, flog [Brit, informal], free, gain, get, go away, judge, label, let, make, modify, move out, overhaul, overtake, pass, pay, permit, profit, pronounce, remove, rid, sell, settle, square off, square up, succeed, take, take away, take out, turn up trumps [Brit, informal], vanish, win, withdraw, yield

Antonym: bounce, clutter up, convict, overcast, uncleared

Encyclopedia: Cleared

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