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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    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,
    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:
    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,
    11: free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day" [ant:
    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,
    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,
    4: grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript
       for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this
       slanderous biography" [syn: authorize, authorise, pass,
    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,
    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:
    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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

   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.
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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.
   1. To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from
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            He sweeps the skies and clears the cloudy north.
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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.
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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.
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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

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

   To clear up, to explain; to dispel, as doubts, cares or
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7. The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018)

    A specification language based on initial

   ["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].


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