Word forms: (present) clears a table, (past) cleared a table, (perfect) cleared a table, (progressive) clearing a table
( Hospitality (hotel) : Food and drink , dining ) table
When you clear a table
, you remove things from it that you do not want
to be there.
I cleared the table after dinner.
Are you still eating your meal, or may I clear the table?
The waiters were clearing the tables after lunch and setting them for dinner.
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