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clearing

 
Noun clearing has 3 senses
  1. clearing, glade - a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
    --1 is a kind of tract, piece of land, piece of ground, parcel of land, parcel
    Derived forms: verb clear2, verb clear5
  2. clearing - the act of freeing from suspicion
    --2 is a kind of
    liberation, release, freeing
    --2 has particulars:
     purge, purging, purgation; vindication, exoneration; whitewash
    Derived form: verb clear18
  3. clearing, clarification - the act of removing solid particles from a liquid
    --3 is a kind of improvement
    Derived forms: verb clear12, verb clear20
Verb clear has 24 senses
  1. unclutter, clear - rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun clear2
    Sample sentence:
    They clear the path of the snow
  2. clear - make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through the dense forest"
    --2 is one way to
    make, create
    Derived forms: noun clear2, noun clearing1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. clear up, clear, light up, brighten - become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    It is ----ing
  4. authorize, authorise, pass, clear - grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
    --4 is one way to permit, allow, let, countenance
    Derived form: noun clearance3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  5. clear - remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road"
    --5 is one way to
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Derived forms: noun clear2, noun clearing1
    Sample sentence:
    They clear the snow from the path
  6. pass, clear - go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House"
    --6 is one way to succeed, win, come through, bring home the bacon, deliver the goods
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Somebody ----s
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  7. clear - be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The check will clear within 2 business days"
    Antonyms:
    bounce
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  8. clear - go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon"
    --8 is one way to
    vanish, disappear, go away
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  9. clear, top - pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops"
    --9 is one way to pass, overtake, overhaul
    Derived form: noun clearance1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  10. clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate - make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
    --10 is one way to clarify, clear up, elucidate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  11. clear - free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; "Clear the ship and let it dock"
    --11 is one way to
    free, discharge
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  12. clear - clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; "clear the water before it can be drunk"
    --12 is one way to
    rid, free, disembarrass
    Derived form: noun clearing3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  13. net, clear - yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million"
    --13 is one way to yield, pay, bear
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  14. net, sack, sack up, clear - make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million"
    --14 is one way to profit, gain, benefit
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  15. gain, take in, clear, make, earn, realize, realise, pull in, bring in - 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"
    --15 is one way to get, acquire
    Sample sentence:
    They clear the money
  16. clear - sell; "We cleared a lot of the old model cars"
    --16 is one way to
    sell
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  17. clear - pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs"
    --17 is one way to
    pass, clear
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  18. acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate - pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges"
    --18 is one way to pronounce, label, judge
    Derived forms: noun clear1, noun clearing2
    Sample sentence:
    They want to clear the prisoners
  19. clear, solve - settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt"
    --19 is one way to settle, square off, square up, determine
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  20. clear - make clear, bright, light, or translucent; "The water had to be cleared through filtering"
    --20 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun clearing3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  21. clear - rid of instructions or data; "clear a memory buffer"
    --21 is one way to
    empty
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  22. clear - remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat"
    --22 is one way to
    take out, move out, remove
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  23. clear - remove the occupants of; "Clear the building"
    --23 is one way to
    empty
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  24. clear, clear up - free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
    --24 is one way to remove, take, take away, withdraw
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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