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Clear Definition

(superl.) Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light; luminous; unclouded.

(superl.) Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous; plain; evident; manifest; indubitable.

(superl.) Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating; discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head.

(superl.) Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.

(superl.) Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous.

(superl.) Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand.

(superl.) Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as, a clear complexion; clear lumber.

(superl.) Free from guilt or stain; unblemished.

(superl.) Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit.

(superl.) Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a clear view; to keep clear of debt.

(superl.) Free from embarrassment; detention, etc.

(n.) Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls; as, a room ten feet square in the clear.

(adv.) In a clear manner; plainly.

(adv.) Without limitation; wholly; quite; entirely; as, to cut a piece clear off.

(v. t.) To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from clouds.

(v. t.) To free from impurities; to clarify; to cleanse.

(v. t.) To free from obscurity or ambiguity; to relive of perplexity; to make perspicuous.

(v. t.) To render more quick or acute, as the understanding; to make perspicacious.

(v. t.) To free from impediment or incumbrance, from defilement, or from anything injurious, useless, or offensive; as, to clear land of trees or brushwood, or from stones; to clear the sight or the voice; to clear one's self from debt; -- often used with of, off, away, or out.

(v. t.) To free from the imputation of guilt; to justify, vindicate, or acquit; -- often used with from before the thing imputed.

(v. t.) To leap or pass by, or over, without touching or failure; as, to clear a hedge; to clear a reef.

(v. t.) To gain without deduction; to net.

(v. i.) To become free from clouds or fog; to become fair; -- often followed by up, off, or away.

(v. i.) To disengage one's self from incumbrances, distress, or entanglements; to become free.

(v. i.) To make exchanges of checks and bills, and settle balances, as is done in a clearing house.

(v. i.) To obtain a clearance; as, the steamer cleared for Liverpool to-day.