Definition of 'clear'

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Quiet moments with your partner can clear minds and hearts. The Sun (2016)That they cleared this one is encouraging. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Too often he booted it clear when a pass was needed. The Sun (2016)Yet there are clearer reporting lines now and different sets of shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are happy to make this clear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The shadow is best seen when the sky is clear and the line of sight is long. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They were all clear to see. The Sun (2017)For the very rich, dispensing with art is less about raising money than clearing wall space. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said: 'It was a clear penalty. The Sun (2017)Your mind is clear and your emotions calm so you can make the right choices. The Sun (2012)The front two finished nicely clear of the rest that day. The Sun (2013)They would be better off not penalising until they see a clear breach of the law. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yet the final result is as clear as sea mist. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Then we could tuck into a steak with a clear conscience. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is already one clear parallel between them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Their flagship stores have a minimal amount of products on display and lots of clear space. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To me it was like a bolt of lightning out of a clear sky. Christianity Today (2000)The whereabouts of the other three was not clear. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So has this blizzard of data cleared the fog that clouds the path of borrowing costs? Times, Sunday Times (2007)No other car maker has taken a clear position on this like us. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The scary thing is that this anger has erupted out of a largely clear blue sky. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So stay clear of heirloom china early on. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The coroner was clear that the blame lay elsewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Within four years the same ridge had been completely cleared for agriculture. Radford, Tim & Leggett, Jeremy The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium (1990)Why should we have to wait five weeks for a cheque to clear? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Police had to beat back the throng to clear a path for emergency vehicles. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My skin is now absolutely clear and sparkling. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With each passing month a clear victory in Syria appears farther from reach. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The battle was for a clear, distinct soundtrack. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There's a promotion in the offing so you make it clear you want to apply. The Sun (2012)He said: 'It does clear up the situation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

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Translations for 'clear'

British English: clear /klɪə/ ADJECTIVE
easily seen or understood If something is clear, it is easy to understand, to see, or to hear.
He gave us clear instructions on what to do.
  • American English: clear
  • Arabic: وَاضِح
  • Brazilian Portuguese: claro fácil de entender
  • Chinese: 清楚的
  • Croatian: jasan
  • Czech: jasný
  • Danish: klar tydelig
  • Dutch: duidelijk
  • European Spanish: claro
  • Finnish: selvä
  • French: clair net
  • German: klar
  • Greek: σαφής
  • Italian: chiaro
  • Japanese: 明白な
  • Korean: 맑은
  • Norwegian: klar
  • Polish: jasny zrozumiały
  • European Portuguese: claro fácil de entender
  • Romanian: clar
  • Russian: понятный
  • Latin American Spanish: claro transparente
  • Swedish: klar ofärgad
  • Thai: ชัดเจน
  • Turkish: açık hava vb
  • Ukrainian: ясний
  • Vietnamese: rõ ràng
British English: clear /klɪə/ ADJECTIVE
see-through If something like glass or plastic is clear, you can see through it.
The bottle was full of a clear liquid.
  • American English: clear
  • Arabic: واضِح
  • Brazilian Portuguese: transparente
  • Chinese: 透明的
  • Croatian: proziran
  • Czech: čirýtekutina
  • Danish: klar
  • Dutch: helder
  • European Spanish: transparente
  • Finnish: kirkas
  • French: transparent
  • German: klar
  • Greek: διαφανής
  • Italian: trasparente
  • Japanese: 透明な
  • Korean: 깨끗한
  • Norwegian: gjennomsiktig
  • Polish: przezroczysty
  • European Portuguese: transparente
  • Romanian: transparent
  • Russian: прозрачный
  • Latin American Spanish: transparente
  • Swedish: klar
  • Thai: ใส
  • Turkish: şeffaf
  • Ukrainian: прозорий
  • Vietnamese: trong suốt
British English: clear /klɪə/ ADJECTIVE
unobstructed If a place is clear, it does not have anything there that you do not want.
You can cross the road when it is clear.
  • American English: clear
  • Arabic: سالِك
  • Brazilian Portuguese: livre
  • Chinese: 畅通的
  • Croatian: prazan
  • Czech: uklizený
  • Danish: frit
  • Dutch: vrij
  • European Spanish: despejado
  • Finnish: tyhjä
  • French: libreaccessible
  • German: frei
  • Greek: ελεύθερος
  • Italian: vuoto
  • Japanese: 障害のない
  • Korean: 확실한
  • Norwegian: klar
  • Polish: pusty
  • European Portuguese: livre
  • Romanian: curat
  • Russian: без помех
  • Latin American Spanish: vacío
  • Swedish: fri
  • Thai: โล่ง
  • Turkish: açık
  • Ukrainian: вільний
  • Vietnamese: trống
British English: clear /klɪə/ VERB
When you clear a place, you take away all the things you do not want there.
She cleared the table.
  • American English: clear
  • Arabic: يُنَظِّفُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: limpar
  • Chinese: 打扫
  • Croatian: očistiti
  • Czech: uklízetbyt
  • Danish: rydde
  • Dutch: opruimen
  • European Spanish: despejar
  • Finnish: tyhjentää
  • French: vider
  • German: aufräumen
  • Greek: καθαρίζω
  • Italian: pulire
  • Japanese: ・・・を片づける
  • Korean: 치우다
  • Norwegian: rense
  • Polish: sprzątnąć
  • European Portuguese: limpar
  • Romanian: a face ordine
  • Russian: очистить
  • Latin American Spanish: limpiar
  • Swedish: tömma
  • Thai: ทำให้โล่ง
  • Turkish: temizlemek
  • Ukrainian: прибирати
  • Vietnamese: dọn sạch


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