What is clear?

  • (verb): Rid of obstructions.
    Example: "Clear your desk"
    Synonyms: unclutter
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on clear:

Peter Perry
... When Blake resigned in 1849, Perry was elected in a by-election as a member of the Clear Grits ... Perry's election on Clear Grit principals in 1849 is viewed as the founding election victory in the Clear Grit movement ...
Clear Water Bay
... Clear Water Bay (Chinese 清水灣, Cantonese Ching Sui Wan) is a bay on the east shore of Clear Water Bay Peninsula of Hong Kong located within Clear Water Bay Country Park ... There are two beaches at Clear Water Bay, namely Clear Water Bay 1st beach and Clear Water Bay 2nd beach ...
Aid To Families With Dependent Children - Criticism
... This feature created a clear disincentive for marriage and also a clear incentive for divorce, because women who married face the reduction or loss of their AFDC benefits ... of a dysgenic effect, however, the data are not entirely clear ...
Timo Sarpaneva - Glass
... I understood the opportunities that clear, transparent glass gives to an artist and designer ... The amoeboid abstraction "Lancet II" of the latter series, an asymmetrical clear-glass vase whose shape is only partly echoed by its hollow center ... the glass vases he created in the 1950s exhibited clear sculptural qualities long before he decided to sever his connection with the vessel as a form in 1964 and to make pure ...
In The Clear
... In the Clear is the fourth album released by an American indie pop band Ivy on March 1, 2005 on Nettwerk ... When starting sessions for In The Clear, the band tried to strike a balance between the immediacy of their early recordings and the careful sonic detailing of their more ... new approach for Ivy, who in the past had written almost exclusively outside the studio on In The Clear, the writing and recording processes often blended together ...

More definitions of "clear":

  • (adj): Characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt).
    Example: "A clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes"
  • (adj): Free from clouds or mist or haze.
    Example: "On a clear day"
  • (adj): Free from confusion or doubt.
    Example: "A complex problem requiring a clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us"
  • (noun): A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water.
    Synonyms: open
  • (verb): Remove the occupants of.
    Example: "Clear the building"
  • (verb): Settle, as of a debt.
    Example: "Clear a debt"
    Synonyms: solve
  • (adj): Free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through.
    Example: "Clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean"
  • (verb): Make a way or path by removing objects.
    Example: "Clear a path through the dense forest"
  • (verb): Go unchallenged; be approved.
    Synonyms: pass
  • (adj): Free from flaw or blemish or impurity.
    Example: "A clear perfect diamond"
  • (verb): Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment.
    Example: "Clear the ship and let it dock"
  • (verb): Pass an inspection or receive authorization.
    Example: "Clear customs"
  • (adj): Affording free passage or view.
    Example: "A clear view"; "a clear path to victory"
    Synonyms: open
  • (adj): Characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving.
    Example: "Clear mind"
    Synonyms: percipient
  • (verb): Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts.
    Example: "The check will clear within 2 business days"
  • (verb): Rid of instructions or data.
    Example: "Clear a memory buffer"
  • (noun): The state of being free of suspicion.
    Example: "Investigation showed that he was in the clear"
  • (verb): Make clear, bright, light, or translucent.
    Example: "The water had to be cleared through filtering"
  • (verb): Go away or disappear.
    Example: "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
  • (verb): Sell.
    Example: "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
  • (verb): Grant authorization or clearance for.
    Example: "Clear the manuscript for publication"
    Synonyms: authorize, authorise, pass
  • (adv): In an easily perceptible manner.
    Example: "She cried loud and clear"
    Synonyms: clearly
  • (adj): (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims.
    Example: "Clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"
    Synonyms: clean, light, unclouded
  • (adv): Completely.
    Example: "Read the book clear to the end"; "slept clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear to the horizon"
    Synonyms: all the way
  • (verb): Pass by, over, or under without making contact.
    Synonyms: top
  • (adj): Clear of charges or deductions.
    Example: "A clear profit"
  • (verb): Yield as a net profit.
    Synonyms: net
  • (adj): Clear to the mind.
    Example: "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"
  • (verb): Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound.
    Example: "Clear the throat"
    Synonyms: clear up
  • (verb): Remove.
    Example: "Clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
  • (adj): Clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible.
    Example: "As clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a clear-cut pattern"
    Synonyms: clean-cut, clear-cut
  • (adj): (especially of a title) free from any encumberance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law.
    Example: "I have clear title to this property"
    Synonyms: unmortgaged
  • (verb): Remove (people) from a building.
    Example: "Clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"
  • (adj): Free of restrictions or qualifications.
    Example: "A clear winner"
    Synonyms: clean
  • (adj): Free from contact or proximity or connection.
    Example: "We were clear of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
  • (adj): Accurately stated or described.
    Synonyms: well-defined
  • (adj): Of complexion; without such blemishes as e.g. acne.
    Example: "The clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
  • (verb): Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc..
    Example: "Clear the water before it can be drunk"

Famous quotes containing the word clear:

    Boredom is not an end-product, is comparatively rather an early stage in life and art. You’ve got to go by or past or through boredom, as through a filter, before the clear product emerges.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896–1940)

    All things will be clear and distinct to the man who does not hurry; haste is blind and improvident.
    Titus Livius (Livy)

    Go thou my incense upward from this hearth,
    And ask the gods to pardon this clear flame.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)