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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
clear
    adv 1: completely; "read the book clear to the end"; "slept
           clear through the night"; "there were open fields clear
           to the horizon" [syn: clear, all the way]
    2: in an easily perceptible manner; "could be seen clearly under
       the microscope"; "She cried loud and clear" [syn: clearly,
       clear]
    adj 1: readily apparent to the mind; "a clear and present
           danger"; "a clear explanation"; "a clear case of murder";
           "a clear indication that she was angry"; "gave us a clear
           idea of human nature" [ant: unclear]
    2: free from confusion or doubt; "a complex problem requiring a
       clear head"; "not clear about what is expected of us"
    3: affording free passage or view; "a clear view"; "a clear path
       to victory"; "open waters"; "the open countryside" [syn:
       clear, open]
    4: allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic
       bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean" [ant:
       opaque]
    5: free from contact or proximity or connection; "we were clear
       of the danger"; "the ship was clear of the reef"
    6: characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially
       guilt); "a clear conscience"; "regarded her questioner with
       clear untroubled eyes"
    7: (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims;
       "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings";
       "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a
       light lilting voice like a silver bell" [syn: clean,
       clear, light, unclouded]
    8: (especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or
       limitation that presents a question of fact or law; "I have
       clear title to this property" [syn: clear, unmortgaged]
    9: clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible; "as
       clear as a whistle"; "clear footprints in the snow"; "the
       letter brought back a clear image of his grandfather"; "a
       spire clean-cut against the sky"; "a clear-cut pattern" [syn:
       clear, clean-cut, clear-cut]
    10: accurately stated or described; "a set of well-defined
        values" [syn: well-defined, clear] [ant: ill-defined,
        unclear]
    11: free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day" [ant:
        cloudy]
    12: free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of
        health"; "a clear winner" [syn: clean, clear]
    13: free from flaw or blemish or impurity; "a clear perfect
        diamond"; "the clear complexion of a healthy young woman"
    14: clear of charges or deductions; "a clear profit"
    15: easily deciphered [syn: clear, decipherable, readable]
    16: freed from any question of guilt; "is absolved from all
        blame"; "was now clear of the charge of cowardice"; "his
        official honor is vindicated" [syn: absolved, clear,
        cleared, exculpated, exonerated, vindicated]
    17: characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving; "clear
        mind"; "a percipient author" [syn: clear, percipient]
    n 1: the state of being free of suspicion; "investigation showed
         that he was in the clear"
    2: a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water;
       "finally broke out of the forest into the open" [syn: open,
       clear]
    v 1: rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk" [syn: unclutter,
         clear] [ant: clutter, clutter up]
    2: make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through
       the dense forest"
    3: become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm" [syn: clear
       up, clear, light up, brighten] [ant: cloud,
       overcast]
    4: grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript
       for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this
       slanderous biography" [syn: authorize, authorise, pass,
       clear]
    5: remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from
       the road"
    6: go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House"
       [syn: pass, clear]
    7: be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The
       check will clear within 2 business days" [ant: bounce]
    8: go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
    9: pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon
       cleared the tree tops" [syn: clear, top]
    10: make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could
        you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who
        is at fault" [syn: clear, clear up, shed light on,
        crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise,
        straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate,
        elucidate]
    11: free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment;
        "Clear the ship and let it dock"
    12: clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; "clear
        the water before it can be drunk"
    13: yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
        [syn: net, clear]
    14: make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million" [syn:
        net, sack, sack up, clear]
    15: earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as
        salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new
        job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger
        brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month"
        [syn: gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize,
        realise, pull in, bring in]
    16: sell; "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
    17: pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
    18: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was
        cleared of the murder charges" [syn: acquit, assoil,
        clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate] [ant:
        convict]
    19: settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
        [syn: clear, solve]
    20: make clear, bright, light, or translucent; "The water had to
        be cleared through filtering"
    21: rid of instructions or data; "clear a memory buffer"
    22: remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the
        theater after the bomb threat"
    23: remove the occupants of; "Clear the building"
    24: free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the
        throat" [syn: clear, clear up]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Clear \Clear\ (kl[=e]r), a. [Compar. Clearer (-[~e]r); superl.
   Clearest.] [OE. cler, cleer, OF. cler, F. clair, fr.L.
   clarus, clear, bright, loud, distinct, renowned; perh. akin
   to L. clamare to call, E. claim. Cf. Chanticleer,
   Clairvoyant, Claret, Clarify.]
   1. Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light;
      luminous; unclouded.
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            The stream is so transparent, pure, and clear.
                                                  --Denham.
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            Fair as the moon, clear as the sun.   --Canticles
                                                  vi. 10.
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   2. Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous;
      plain; evident; manifest; indubitable.
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            One truth is clear; whatever is, is right. --Pope.
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   3. Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating;
      discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head.
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            Mother of science! now I feel thy power
            Within me clear, not only to discern
            Things in their causes, but to trace the ways
            Of highest agents.                    --Milton.
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   4. Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.
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            With a countenance as clear
            As friendship wears at feasts.        --Shak.
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   5. Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous.
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            Hark! the numbers soft and clear
            Gently steal upon the ear.            --Pope.
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   6. Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand.
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   7. Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as,
      a clear complexion; clear lumber.
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   8. Free from guilt or stain; unblemished.
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            Statesman, yet friend to truth! in soul sincere,
            In action faithful, and in honor clear. --Pope.
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   9. Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit.
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            I often wished that I had clear,
            For life, six hundred pounds a-year.  --Swift
      .
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   10. Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a
       clear view; to keep clear of debt.
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             My companion . . . left the way clear for him.
                                                  --Addison.
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   11. Free from embarrassment; detention, etc.
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             The cruel corporal whispered in my ear,
             Five pounds, if rightly tipped, would set me clear.
                                                  --Gay.
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   Clear breach. See under Breach, n., 4.

   Clear days (Law.), days reckoned from one day to another,
      excluding both the first and last day; as, from Sunday to
      Sunday there are six clear days.

   Clear stuff, boards, planks, etc., free from knots.

   Syn: Manifest; pure; unmixed; pellucid; transparent;
        luminous; obvious; visible; plain; evident; apparent;
        distinct; perspicuous. See Manifest.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Clear \Clear\ (kl[=e]r), v. i.
   1. To become free from clouds or fog; to become fair; -- of
      the weather; -- often followed by up, off, or away.
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            So foul a sky clears not without a storm. --Shak.
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            Advise him to stay till the weather clears up.
                                                  --Swift.
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   2. To become free from turbidity; -- of solutions or
      suspensions of liquids; as, the salt has not completely
      dissolved until the suspension clears up; when
      refrigerated, the juice may become cloudy, but when warmed
      to room temperature, it clears up again.
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   3. To disengage one's self from incumbrances, distress, or
      entanglements; to become free. [Obs.]
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            He that clears at once will relapse; for finding
            himself out of straits, he will revert to his
            customs; but he that cleareth by degrees induceth a
            habit of frugality.                   --Bacon.
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   3. (Banking) To make exchanges of checks and bills, and
      settle balances, as is done in a clearing house.
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   4. To obtain a clearance; as, the steamer cleared for
      Liverpool to-day.
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   To clear out, to go or run away; to depart. [Colloq.]
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Clear \Clear\ (kl[=e]r), n. (Carp.)
   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.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Clear \Clear\, adv.
   1. In a clear manner; plainly.
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            Now clear I understand
            What oft . . . thoughts have searched in vain.
                                                  --Milton.
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   2. Without limitation; wholly; quite; entirely; as, to cut a
      piece clear off.
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6. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Clear \Clear\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cleared; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Clearing.]
   1. To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from
      clouds.
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            He sweeps the skies and clears the cloudy north.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   2. To free from impurities; to clarify; to cleanse.
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   3. To free from obscurity or ambiguity; to relive of
      perplexity; to make perspicuous.
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            Many knotty points there are
            Which all discuss, but few can clear. --Prior.
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   4. To render more quick or acute, as the understanding; to
      make perspicacious.
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            Our common prints would clear up their
            understandings.                       --Addison
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   5. 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.
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            Clear your mind of cant.              --Dr. Johnson.
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            A statue lies hid in a block of marble; and the art
            of the statuary only clears away the superfluous
            matter.                               --Addison.
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   6. To free from the imputation of guilt; to justify,
      vindicate, or acquit; -- often used with from before the
      thing imputed.
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            I . . . am sure he will clear me from partiality.
                                                  --Dryden.
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            How! wouldst thou clear rebellion?    --Addison.
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   7. To leap or pass by, or over, without touching or failure;
      as, to clear a hedge; to clear a reef.
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   8. To gain without deduction; to net.
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            The profit which she cleared on the cargo.
                                                  --Macaulay.
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   To clear a ship at the customhouse, to exhibit the
      documents required by law, give bonds, or perform other
      acts requisite, and procure a permission to sail, and such
      papers as the law requires.

   To clear a ship for action, or To clear for action
      (Naut.), to remove incumbrances from the decks, and
      prepare for an engagement.

   To clear the land (Naut.), to gain such a distance from
      shore as to have sea room, and be out of danger from the
      land.

   To clear hawse (Naut.), to disentangle the cables when
      twisted.

   To clear up, to explain; to dispel, as doubts, cares or
      fears.
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7. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015)
CLEAR

    A specification language based on initial
   algebras.

   ["An Informal Introduction to Specification Using CLEAR",
   R.M. Burstall in The Correctness Problem in Computer Science,
   R.S. Boyer et al eds, Academic Press 1981, pp. 185-213].

   (1994-11-03)


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