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Definition of "clear" []

  • Free from clouds, mist, or haze: a clear day. (adjective)
  • Not obscured or darkened; bright: clear daylight; a clear yellow. (adjective)
  • Easily seen through; transparent: clear water. (adjective)
  • Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity: a clear, perfect diamond; a clear record with the police. (adjective)
  • Free from impediment, obstruction, or hindrance; open: a clear view; a clear path to victory. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clear" in a sentence
  • "It is connected with the former of them by the recurrence of the same word, which in the first petition was rendered 'cleanse' -- or, more accurately, 'clear' -- and in this final clause is to be rendered accurately, 'I shall be _clear_ from the great transgression.'"
  • "_clear_, or as clear a one as will pass muster with the government and with the preconceptions of the people themselves."
  • ""I wish to explain -- to make clear to you -- _clear_."