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Noun
An open space in a forest, especially one cleared for cultivation
“He found a grassy clearing with ease, and began gathering a pile of dead wood from the ground.”
Noun
A setting free from a charge of wrongdoing
“… the clearing of his good name became his obsession.”
Noun
A small area of usually open land
“… deer browsing in a clearing in the woods.”
Verb
(of the weather) Present participle for to become brighter
“The gloomy skies should clear tomorrow and the sun will shine upon us again.”
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Present participle for to gradually go away or disappear
“Your cold and stuffy nose should clear after a few days of rest.”
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Present participle for to remove unwanted items from
“Please ask the waiter to clear these dishes from our table as we have finished our meal.”
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Present participle for to rid an area of obstructions
“The early settlers would clear the land for farming.”
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Present participle for to empty a given space
“At the end of your lease, you must clear the apartment of all of your personal belongings before you leave.”
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Present participle for to cause people to leave a building or place
“We will be having an emergency drill later today and everyone will be required to clear the building.”
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Present participle for to pay off one's debts
“I sold my precious car to help clear a significant portion of my credit card debt.”
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Present participle for to physically get or pass over something
“Sage would clear the hurdles with ease on her way to winning the race over 400 metres.”
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Present participle for to remove from suspicion
“We have some new evidence that will clear the suspect of any wrongdoing.”
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Present participle for to provide an authorization or clearance to
“On your first day of employment, management will clear your access to our top secret laboratories.”
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Present participle for to earn a profit of
“At its peak, his business would clear hundreds of thousands of dollars in profit annually.”
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Present participle for to remove impurities from
“We can clear this murky water by passing it through a filter.”
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Present participle for to unclog something tubular or cylindrical
“You could try using a plunger to clear your clogged pipes.”
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(clear up) Present participle for to cause to be clear from ambiguity
“We need to clear up what the exact cause of the issue is.”
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