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- Clear as a Noun
- Definitions of "Clear" as a noun
- Synonyms of "Clear" as a noun (1 Word)
- Usage Examples of "Clear" as a noun
- Clear as a Verb
- Definitions of "Clear" as a verb
- Synonyms of "Clear" as a verb (113 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Clear" as a verb
- Clear as an Adjective
- Definitions of "Clear" as an adjective
- Synonyms of "Clear" as an adjective (85 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Clear" as an adjective
- Clear as an Adverb
- Definitions of "Clear" as an adverb
- Synonyms of "Clear" as an adverb (15 Words)
- Usage Examples of "Clear" as an adverb
- Associations of "Clear" (30 Words)
The synonyms of “Clear” are: well-defined, clean, open, readable, unmortgaged, cleared, exculpated, percipient, light, unclouded, clean-cut, clear-cut, understandable, comprehensible, intelligible, easy to understand, plain, direct, uncomplicated, explicit, lucid, perspicuous, coherent, logical, distinct, simple, straightforward, unambiguous, accessible, user-friendly, obvious, evident, apparent, transparent, limpid, pellucid, translucent, crystalline, glassy, bright, fair, fine, undimmed, unblemished, unobstructed, passable, unimpeded, empty, free, unlimited, unrestricted, unhindered, devoid, vacant, void, rational, well thought out, cogent, systematic, methodical, organized, well organized, well expressed, well presented, considered, sensible, intelligent, untroubled, undisturbed, unworried, unperturbed, unconcerned, with no qualms, whole, full, entire, complete, total, solid, round, unbroken, after taxes, after deductions, take-home, final, clearly, all the way, away from, apart from, beyond, out of contact with, completely, entirely, thoroughly, fully, wholly, totally, utterly, quite, altogether, brighten, clear up, light up, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, elucidate, enlighten, illuminate, shed light on, sort out, straighten out, top, authorise, authorize, pass, net, sack, sack up, bring in, earn, gain, make, pull in, realise, realize, take in, solve, acquit, assoil, discharge, exculpate, exonerate, unclutter, unblock, unclog, remove, take away, carry away, move, shift, tidy away, tidy up, evacuate, make empty, make vacant, disappear, go away, melt away, vanish, end, brighten up, lighten, become light, break, become bright, become brighter, become lighter, become fine, become sunny, get rid of, throw away, throw out, discard, dispose of, dump, bin, scrap, do away with, jettison, eject, eliminate, throw on the scrapheap, pay off, pay, repay, settle, square, make good, honour, defray, satisfy, account for, remit, liquidate, go over, get past, go above, pass over, sail over, declare innocent, find not guilty, give permission, permit, allow, accept, endorse, license, sanction, give approval to, give one's seal of approval to, give consent to, cash, take, convert into cash, convert into money, make a profit of, realize a profit of, take home, pocket
Clear as a Noun
Definitions of "Clear" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “clear” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- The state of being free of suspicion.
- A clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water.
Synonyms of "Clear" as a noun (1 Word)
|open||Not subject to concealment; made public.|
All the reports were out in the open.
Usage Examples of "Clear" as a noun
- Investigation showed that he was in the clear.
Clear as a Verb
Definitions of "Clear" as a verb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “clear” as a verb can have the following definitions:
- Pass by, over, or under without making contact.
- Satisfy the necessary requirements to pass through (customs.
- Become free of cloud or rain.
- Earn or gain (an amount of money) as a net profit.
- Rid of obstructions.
- Cause people to leave (a building or place.
- Officially show or declare (someone) to be innocent.
- Free (land) for cultivation or building by removing vegetation or existing structures.
- Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound.
- Make as a net profit.
- Get past or over (something) safely or without touching it.
- Gradually go away or disappear.
- (with reference to a cheque) pass through a clearing house so that the money goes into the payee's account.
- Earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages.
- Free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment.
- Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges.
- Be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts.
- (in soccer and other sports) send (the ball) away from the area near one's goal.
- Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.
- Make a way or path by removing objects.
- Go unchallenged; be approved.
- Become clear.
- Make clear, bright, light, or translucent.
- (of a person's face or expression) assume a happier aspect following confusion or distress.
- Grant authorization or clearance for.
- Remove the occupants of.
- Pass an inspection or receive authorization.
- Remove (an obstruction or unwanted item) from somewhere.
- Remove (people) from a building.
- Remove an obstruction or unwanted item or items from.
- Yield as a net profit.
- Give official approval or authorization to.
- Settle, as of a debt.
- Discharge (a debt.
- Clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
- Go away or disappear.
- Rid of instructions or data.
Synonyms of "Clear" as a verb (113 Words)
|accept||Make use of or accept for some purpose.|
What if Elizabeth accepted Darcy the first time.
|account for||Furnish a justifying analysis or explanation.|
|acquit||Discharge (a duty or responsibility.|
She was acquitted on all counts.
|allow||Allow the presence of or allow an activity without opposing or prohibiting.|
She was allowed a higher profile.
|assoil||Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges.|
|authorise||Give or delegate power or authority to.|
|authorize||Give official permission for or approval to (an undertaking or agent.|
The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography.
|become bright||Undergo a change or development.|
|become brighter||Undergo a change or development.|
|become fine||Enhance the appearance of.|
|become light||Enhance the appearance of.|
|become lighter||Enhance the appearance of.|
|become sunny||Come into existence.|
|bin||Throw something away by putting it in a bin.|
Paint on the bottles indicated which way up they should be binned.
|break||Break a piece from a whole.|
The horse was tough to break.
|brighten||Make lighter or brighter.|
She seems to brighten his life.
|brighten up||Make lighter or brighter.|
|bring in||Bring into a different state.|
|carry away||Transfer (entries) from one account book to another.|
|cash||Exchange for cash.|
South cashed the ace king and queen of clubs.
|clear up||Free (the throat) by making a rasping sound.|
|convert into cash||Cause to adopt a new or different faith.|
|convert into money||Change from one system to another or to a new plan or policy.|
|crystalise||Assume crystalline form; become crystallized.|
|crystalize||Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.|
|crystallise||Make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear.|
|crystallize||Assume crystalline form become crystallized.|
The sale may not crystallize the charge.
|declare innocent||Declare to be.|
|defray||Bear the expenses of.|
The proceeds from the raffle help to defray the expenses of the evening.
|disappear||Cease to exist.|
My wallet seems to have disappeared.
|discard||Get rid of (someone or something) as no longer useful or desirable.|
Hilary bundled up the clothes she had discarded.
|discharge||Go off or discharge.|
Ninety ships were queuing to discharge.
|dispose of||Throw or cast away.|
|do away with||Arrange attractively.|
|dump||Send (goods unsaleable in the home market) to a foreign market for sale at a low price.|
No dumping in these woods.
|earn||Earn on some commercial or business transaction earn as salary or wages.|
I earned 10 an hour working in the shop.
|eject||Leave an aircraft rapidly using an ejection seat or capsule.|
He ejected the spent cartridge.
|eliminate||Eliminate from the body.|
The police have eliminated Lawrence from their inquiries.
|elucidate||Make clear and (more) comprehensible.|
In what follows I shall try to elucidate what I believe the problems to be.
|empty||Become empty or void of its content.|
We empty the till at closing time.
|end||Put an end to.|
This sad scene ended the movie.
|endorse||Sign (a cheque or bill of exchange) on the back to make it payable to someone other than the stated payee or to accept responsibility for paying it.|
|enlighten||Give (someone) spiritual knowledge or insight.|
The Holy Spirit enlightened the Apostles.
|evacuate||(of troops) withdraw from (a place.|
Patients evacuated their bowels before dialysis.
|exculpate||Show or declare that (someone) is not guilty of wrongdoing.|
The article exculpated the mayor.
|exonerate||Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges.|
An inquiry exonerated those involved.
|find not guilty||Succeed in reaching; arrive at.|
|gain||Rise in rate or price.|
Nothing would be gained by talking about it.
|get past||Succeed in catching or seizing, especially after a chase.|
|get rid of||Go through (mental or physical states or experiences.|
|give approval to||Be flexible under stress of physical force.|
|give consent to||Allow to have or take.|
|give one's seal of approval to||Convey or reveal information.|
|give permission||Cause to happen or be responsible for.|
|go above||Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.|
|go away||Be awarded; be allotted.|
|go over||Pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life.|
|honour||Bestow honor or rewards upon.|
Talented writers were honoured at a special ceremony.
|illuminate||Decorate (a building or structure) with lights for a special occasion.|
A flash of lightning illuminated the house.
|jettison||Throw away, of something encumbering.|
The scheme was jettisoned.
|license||Permit (someone) to do something.|
The company expect that the drug will soon be licensed for use in the USA.
|light up||Alight from (a horse.|
|lighten||Become more cheerful.|
The room lightened up.
|liquidate||Get rid of (someone who may be a threat) by killing.|
Nationalist rivals and critics were liquidated in bloody purges.
|make||Make by shaping or bringing together constituents.|
Make a decision.
|make a profit of||Act in a certain way so as to acquire.|
|make empty||Make by shaping or bringing together constituents.|
|make good||Assure the success of.|
|make vacant||Reach a goal, e.g.|
|melt away||Lose its distinct outline or shape; blend gradually.|
|move||Change location move travel or proceed also metaphorically.|
Can you move your car so I can get mine out.
|net||Catch with a net.|
Damage caused when netting the fish.
|pass||Pass time in a specific way.|
The freedom to pass along the highway.
|pass over||Pass over across or through.|
|pay||Discharge or settle.|
Crime doesn t pay.
|pay off||Convey, as of a compliment, regards, attention, etc.; bestow.|
|permit||Authorize or allow (something.|
The country is not ready to permit any rice imports.
|Put into one s pocket.|
The fillings can be pocketed in a pitta bread.
|pull in||Strip of feathers.|
|realise||Expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass.|
|realize||Expand or complete (a part in a piece of baroque music) by supplying the harmonies indicated in the figured bass.|
He realized all the assets in her trust fund.
|realize a profit of||Make real or concrete; give reality or substance to.|
|remit||Cancel or refrain from exacting or inflicting (a debt or punishment.|
It remits an offender to another court after convicting him.
|remove||Remove something concrete as by lifting pushing or taking off or remove something abstract.|
It is an isolated place far removed from the London art world.
|repay||Make repayment for or return something.|
The manager has given me another chance and I m desperate to repay that faith.
|sack||Put into a sack or sacks.|
Oregon intercepted five of his passes and sacked him five times.
|sack up||Make as a net profit.|
|sail over||Traverse or travel on (a body of water.|
|sanction||Give religious sanction to such as through on oath.|
Foreigners in France illegally should be sent home their employers sanctioned and border controls tightened up.
|satisfy||Fill satisfy or meet a want or need or condtion ro restriction.|
Social services is trying to satisfy the needs of so many different groups.
|scrap||Make into scrap or refuse.|
Scrap your old computer.
|settle||Dispose of make a financial settlement.|
The Swedes settled in Minnesota.
|shed light on||Get rid of.|
|shift||Make a shift in or exchange of.|
They know not how to shift and rob as the old ones do.
|solve||Find an answer to, explanation for, or means of effectively dealing with (a problem or mystery.|
Solve an equation.
|sort out||Examine in order to test suitability.|
|square||Make square or rectangular give a square or rectangular cross section to.|
Institutions are anxious to square their books before the election.
|straighten out||Put (things or places) in order.|
|take||Take somebody somewhere.|
Mum s been taken bad.
|take away||Be designed to hold or take.|
|take home||Take as an undesirable consequence of some event or state of affairs.|
|take in||Take into one s possession.|
|throw away||Organize or be responsible for.|
|throw on the scrapheap||Propel through the air.|
|throw out||Cause to be confused emotionally.|
|tidy away||Put (things or places) in order.|
|tidy up||Put (things or places) in order.|
|top||Provide with a top or finish the top of a structure.|
She topped her performance of last year.
|unblock||Remove an obstruction from (something, especially a pipe or drain.|
A gadget to unblock sinks quickly.
|unclog||Become or cause to become unobstructed.|
The chemical that we poured down the drain unclogged it.
|unclutter||Rid of obstructions.|
|vanish||Get lost, as without warning or explanation.|
The environment is under threat hedgerows and woodlands are vanishing.
|void||Take away the legal force of or render ineffective.|
The gases are usually voided into the mechanism.
Usage Examples of "Clear" as a verb
- Karen cleared the dirty plates.
- His sport's ruling body had cleared him of cheating.
- The drive had been cleared of snow.
- The fever clears in two to four weeks.
- The water had to be cleared through filtering.
- Clear the water before it can be drunk.
- I would hope to clear £50,000 profit from each match.
- There were more than sufficient funds in the account for both cheques to clear.
- The cheque could not be cleared until Monday.
- Clear customs.
- McAllister's lob was cleared off the line by Kernaghan.
- The plane rose high enough to clear the trees.
- Clear a debt.
- He clears $5,000 each month.
- At the moment I'm clearing debts.
- Clear the leaves from the lawn.
- Carolyn cleared the table and washed up.
- The wardens shouted a warning and cleared the streets.
- For a moment, Sam was confused; then his expression cleared.
- The mist had cleared away.
- I cleared him to return to his squadron.
- The embankment was cleared for a new section of line.
- The balloon cleared the tree tops.
- The suspect was cleared of the murder charges.
- We cleared a lot of the old model cars.
- She cleared 1.50 metres in the high jump.
- The bill cleared the House.
- The sky cleared after the storm.
- Clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat.
- Clarke headed towards the net but Nicol cleared.
- Clear a memory buffer.
- The company cleared $1 million.
- Park staff cleared away dead trees.
- I can help her to clear customs quickly.
- We'll go out if the weather clears.
- The fog cleared in the afternoon.
Clear as an Adjective
Definitions of "Clear" as an adjective
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “clear” as an adjective can have the following definitions:
- (of a sum of money) net.
- Free from contact or proximity or connection.
- Free from flaw or blemish or impurity.
- Free of cloud, mist, or rain.
- Easy to perceive, understand, or interpret.
- Clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible.
- Accurately stated or described.
- Characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving.
- Clear of charges or deductions.
- Affording free passage or view.
- (of a person's conscience) free of guilt.
- (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims.
- Complete; full.
- Leaving no doubt; obvious or unambiguous.
- Free of any obstructions or unwanted objects.
- (of a period of time) free of any appointments or commitments.
- (of a colour) pure and intense.
- Easily deciphered.
- (of a person's mind) free of anything that impairs logical thought.
- (of a person's skin) free from blemishes.
- Readily apparent to the mind.
- Denoting a palatalized form of the sound of the letter l (as in leaf in most accents of English).
- Allowing light to pass through.
- Free from clouds or mist or haze.
- (of a fire) burning with little smoke.
- (of a substance) transparent; unclouded.
- Free of restrictions or qualifications.
- Free from anything that dulls or dims.
- Having or feeling no doubt or confusion.
- Free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law.
- Characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt.
- Freed from any question of guilt.
- Not touching; away from.
- Free from confusion or doubt.
- (of a person) free of something undesirable or unpleasant.
- (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law.
Synonyms of "Clear" as an adjective (85 Words)
|accessible||Able to be easily obtained or used.|
A town accessible by rail.
|after deductions||Located farther aft.|
|after taxes||Located farther aft.|
|apparent||Appearing as such but not necessarily so.|
The committee investigated some apparent discrepancies.
|bright||Made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing reflecting a sheen or glow.|
The bright pageantry of court.
|clean||Ritually clean or pure.|
I had been here for only a fortnight and clean for three weeks.
|clean-cut||Neat and smart in appearance.|
|clear-cut||Having had all the trees removed at one time.|
|cleared||Free from flaw or blemish or impurity.|
Played poker on the cleared dining room table.
They put forward cogent arguments for British membership.
|coherent||(of an argument, theory, or policy) logical and consistent.|
A coherent argument.
|complete||Perfect and complete in every respect having all necessary qualities.|
A complete meal.
|comprehensible||Able to be understood; intelligible.|
Clear and comprehensible English.
|considered||Having been thought about carefully.|
A considered opinion.
Granite is crystalline.
|devoid||Entirely lacking or free from.|
The sentence was devoid of meaning.
|direct||Flowing in one direction only.|
A direct question.
|distinct||Easy to perceive; especially clearly outlined.|
A distinct odor of turpentine.
|easy to understand||Posing no difficulty; requiring little effort.|
|empty||(of words or a gesture) lacking meaning or sincerity.|
|entire||Constituting the undiminished entirety lacking nothing essential especially not damaged.|
An entire horse.
|evident||Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment.|
|exculpated||Freed from any question of guilt.|
|explicit||Of a person stating something in an explicit manner.|
She made her wishes explicit.
|fair||(of weather) fine and dry.|
The fair sex.
|final||Not to be altered or undone.|
The final chapter.
|fine||Characterized by elegance or refinement or accomplishment.|
|free||Using or expending something without restraint; lavish.|
She spent her free time shopping.
|full||Constituting the full quantity or extent complete.|
A full game.
|glassy||Of or resembling glass.|
Some stare straight ahead with glassy eyes.
|intelligent||Having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree.|
Anna is intelligent and hard working.
|intelligible||Able to be understood; comprehensible.|
|light||Of the military or industry using or being relatively small or light arms or equipment.|
A light smoker.
|limpid||Transparently clear; easily understandable- Robert Burton.|
The limpid waters of the Caribbean.
|logical||Marked by an orderly logical and aesthetically consistent relation of parts.|
Rain was a logical expectation given the time of year.
|lucid||(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable.|
A pellucid brook.
|methodical||(of a person) orderly or systematic in thought or behaviour.|
A methodical approach to the evaluation of computer systems.
|obvious||Easily perceived or understood; clear, self-evident, or apparent.|
It was obvious a storm was coming in.
|open||Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or secretiveness.|
His eyes were open but he could see nothing.
|organized||Able to plan one’s activities efficiently.|
She used to be so organized.
|passable||Just good enough to be acceptable; satisfactory.|
The road is passable.
|pellucid||(of music or other sound) clear and pure in tone.|
His pellucid singing tone.
|percipient||Having good insight or understanding; perceptive.|
A percipient author.
|perspicuous||(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable.|
It provides simpler and more perspicuous explanations than its rivals.
|plain||Denoting or relating to a type of knitting stitch produced by putting the needle through the front of each stitch from left to right.|
Donations can be put in a plain envelope.
|rational||Capable of being expressed as a quotient of integers.|
I m sure there s a perfectly rational explanation.
|readable||(of data or a storage medium or device) capable of being processed or interpreted by a computer or other electronic device.|
Readable copies of very old newspapers.
|round||(of a voice) rich and mellow; not harsh.|
The grapes are small and round.
|sensible||Aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed- Henry Hallam- E.|
A sensible choice.
|simple||Of leaf shapes; of leaves having no divisions or subdivisions.|
A simple substance.
|solid||Of good quality and condition solidly built.|
The stream was frozen solid.
|straightforward||(of a person) honest and frank.|
A straightforward young man.
|systematic||Characterized by order and planning.|
A systematic administrator.
|take-home||Remaining after all deductions including taxes.|
|total||Comprising the whole number or amount.|
A total stranger.
|translucent||Allowing light to pass through diffusely.|
Her beautiful translucent skin.
|transparent||Easy to perceive or detect.|
A transparent explanation.
|unambiguous||Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion.|
As a horror apartheid is absolutely unambiguous.
|unblemished||Not damaged or marked in any way.|
An unblemished record.
|unbroken||Marked by continuous or uninterrupted extension in space or time or sequence.|
|unclouded||Free from anything that dulls or dims.|
You wake up to sunshine and unclouded skies.
|uncomplicated||Simple or straightforward.|
He was an extraordinarily uncomplicated man.
|unconcerned||Lacking in interest or care or feeling.|
Blithely unconcerned about his friend s plight.
|understandable||Able to be understood.|
Such fears are understandable.
|undimmed||Not made dim or less bright.|
He could pursue his studies undisturbed.
|unhindered||Not hindered or obstructed.|
An exhilarating walk unhindered by walls and fences.
|unimpeded||Not slowed or prevented.|
An unimpeded view across the headland.
|unlimited||Having no limits in range or scope.|
To start with a theory of unlimited freedom is to end up with unlimited despotism.
|unmortgaged||(especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law.|
An unobstructed view of the traffic lights.
|unperturbed||Not perturbed or concerned.|
Kenneth seems unperturbed by the news.
|unrestricted||Not restricted or exclusive.|
Unrestricted access to both military bases.
|untroubled||Free from fear or doubt; easy in mind.|
|unworried||Not anxious or uneasy.|
Foreign investors are largely unworried by the government s fall.
|user-friendly||Easy to use.|
|vacant||(of a position or employment) not filled.|
The throne is never vacant.
All the stratagems you ve worked out are rendered void.
|well expressed||Wise or advantageous and hence advisable.|
|well organized||In good health especially after having suffered illness or injury.|
|well presented||Wise or advantageous and hence advisable.|
|well thought out||In good health especially after having suffered illness or injury.|
|well-defined||Having a clean and distinct outline as if precisely cut along the edges.|
|whole||Acting together as a single undiversified whole.|
A whole wardrobe for the tropics.
|with no qualms||Quantifier; used with either mass nouns or plural count nouns for indicating a complete or almost complete lack or zero quantity of.|
Usage Examples of "Clear" as an adjective
- A clear case of murder.
- The air is clear and clean.
- On a clear day.
- Was now clear of the charge of cowardice.
- A clear perfect diamond.
- Clear blue delphiniums.
- With a clear road ahead he shifted into high gear.
- A stream of clear water.
- Not clear about what is expected of us.
- A clear winner.
- A clear conscience.
- Am I making myself clear?
- A clear case of poisoning.
- Clear glass.
- A clear explanation.
- Regarded her questioner with clear untroubled eyes.
- Clear mind.
- After 18 months of treatment he was clear of TB.
- A clear and present danger.
- The following Saturday, Mattie had a clear day.
- Clear footprints in the snow.
- A clear view.
- I left the house with a clear conscience.
- A clear profit of £1,100.
- It was clear that they were in a trap.
- A bright, clear flame.
- A clear indication that she was angry.
- I had a clear view in both directions.
- Clear laughter like a waterfall.
- Clear reds and blues.
- Norma's clear skin did not need a heavy foundation.
- Her handwriting was clear.
- We were clear of the danger.
- The letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather.
- You must give seven clear days' notice of the meeting.
- I have clear title to this property.
- Clear plastic bags.
- A clear profit.
- Gave us a clear idea of human nature.
- A clear path to victory.
- As clear as a whistle.
- Clear water.
- In the morning, with a clear head, she would tackle all her problems.
- The clear complexion of a healthy young woman.
- The lorry was wedged in the ditch, one wheel clear of the ground.
- The day was fine and clear.
- Clear and precise directions.
- The clear glass of the French windows.
- A clear-cut pattern.
- Every pupil must be clear about what is expected.
- The ship was clear of the reef.
- A complex problem requiring a clear head.
Clear as an Adverb
Definitions of "Clear" as an adverb
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “clear” as an adverb can have the following definitions:
- So as not to be obstructed or cluttered.
- All the way to.
- So as to be out of the way of or away from.
- In an easily perceptible manner.
Synonyms of "Clear" as an adverb (15 Words)
|all the way||To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole’ is often used informally for `wholly.|
|altogether||With everything included or counted.|
Altogether it was a great evening.
|apart from||Into parts or pieces.|
|away from||Out of the way especially away from one s thoughts.|
|beyond||After a specified time or event.|
The athletes are pushing themselves to their limits and beyond.
|clearly||In an intelligible manner.|
Her ability to write clearly.
You must be completely mad.
Was entirely to blame.
|fully||No less or fewer than (used to emphasize an amount.|
The evidence amply or fully confirms our suspicions.
|out of contact with||Away from home.|
|quite||To a certain or fairly significant extent or degree; fairly.|
|thoroughly||Completely and absolutely good is sometimes used informally for thoroughly.|
I thoroughly enjoyed the day.
A totally new situation.
|utterly||Completely and without qualification; absolutely.|
He looked utterly ridiculous.
|wholly||To a complete degree or to the full or entire extent whole is often used informally for wholly.|
He was wholly convinced.
Usage Examples of "Clear" as an adverb
- She cried loud and clear.
- Could be seen clearly under the microscope.
- Slept clear through the night.
- He had time to get clear away.
- Stand clear, I'll start the plane up.
- Read the book clear to the end.
- You could see clear to the bottom of the lagoon.
- He leapt clear of the car.
- There were open fields clear to the horizon.
- The floor had been swept clear of litter.
Associations of "Clear" (30 Words)
|apparent||Seeming real or true, but not necessarily so.|
The committee investigated some apparent discrepancies.
|assuredly||Used to express the speaker’s certainty that something is true.|
The lad kept his cool and assuredly slipped the ball between the posts.
|candor||The quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech.|
|certainly||Used to emphasize the speaker’s belief that what is said is true.|
The prestigious address certainly adds to the firm s appeal.
|clarity||The quality of transparency or purity.|
It was clarity of purpose that he needed.
|clearly||Without doubt; obviously.|
Could be seen clearly under the microscope.
|crystalline||Having the structure and form of a crystal; composed of crystals.|
A crystalline rock.
|decidedly||In a decisive and confident way.|
It was decidedly too expensive.
|definitely||In a definite manner; clearly.|
I shall definitely be at the airport to meet you.
|doubtless||Presumably or very probably.|
The company would doubtless find the reduced competition to their liking.
|explicit||Of a person stating something in an explicit manner.|
Let me be explicit.
The house was expressly built for entertaining.
|indubitable||Impossible to doubt; unquestionable.|
An indubitable truth.
|indubitably||In a manner or to a degree that could not be doubted.|
Indubitably liberalism parades under many guises.
|limpid||(especially of writing or music) clear and accessible or melodious.|
Could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool.
|lucid||Bright or luminous.|
Write in a clear and lucid style.
|obvious||Easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind.|
|overt||Done or shown openly; plainly apparent.|
Overt intelligence gathering.
|pellucid||(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable.|
|perspicuity||Clarity as a consequence of being perspicuous.|
|perspicuous||(of language) transparently clear; easily understandable.|
A perspicuous argument.
|plain||Express complaints discontent displeasure or unhappiness.|
The main problem is just plain exhaustion.
|simple||Of very low intelligence.|
Her black dress simple to austerity.
|straightforward||Without concealment or deception; honest.|
A straightforward gaze.
|surely||Definitely or positively sure is sometimes used informally for surely.|
If there is no will then surely the house goes automatically to you.
|transparent||Easy to perceive or detect.|
The meaning of the poem is by no means transparent.
|unambiguous||Not open to more than one interpretation.|
Instructions should be unambiguous.
|undoubtedly||Without doubt; certainly.|
They are undoubtedly guilty.
|unequivocal||Admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion.|
An unequivocal or univocal statement.
Fred Winter is unquestionably the jockey to follow.