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Cleanthes
cleanup
cleanup position
cleanup spot
Clear
clear and present danger
clear away
Clear breach
Clear days
Clear Grits
clear liquid diet
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clear sailing
clear sighted
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clear out definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

v
1: move out and leave nothing behind
2: clear out the chest and lungs; "This drug expectorates quickly" [syn: expectorate, clear out, drive out]
3: empty completely; "We cleaned out all the drawers" [syn: clean out, clear out]

Merriam Webster's

verb Date: 1792 intransitive verb depart transitive verb to drive out or away usually forcibly

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you tell someone to clear out of a place or to clear out, you are telling them rather rudely to leave the place. (INFORMAL) She turned to the others in the room. 'The rest of you clear out of here.'... 'Clear out!' he bawled. 'Private property!' = get out PHRASAL VERB: V P of n, V P [disapproval] 2. If you clear out a container, room, or house, you tidy it and throw away the things in it that you no longer want. I took the precaution of clearing out my desk before I left. PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron), also V n P see also clear-out

Moby Thesaurus

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