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clear /kliə/
  • tính từ
    • trong, trong trẻo, trong sạch
      • clear water: nước trong
      • a clear sky: bầu trời trong sáng
      • a clear voice: giọng nói trong trẻo
      • clear concience: lương tâm trong sạch
    • sáng sủa, dễ hiểu
      • a clear statement: bài phát biểu dễ hiểu
      • a clear style: văn sáng sủa
      • to make one's meaning clear: làm dễ hiểu
      • to have a clear head: có đầu óc sáng sủa
    • thông trống, không có trở ngại (đường xá)
      • to keep the road clear: giữ cho đường thông suốt
      • the road was clear of traffic: đường xá vắng tanh không có xe cộ
    • thoát khỏi, giũ sạch, trang trải hết
      • to be clear of debt: giũ sạch nợ nần
      • to be clear of suspicion: thoát khỏi sự hồ nghi
    • trọn vẹn, toàn bộ, đủ, tròn, trọn
      • a clear profit: toàn bộ tiền lãi
      • a clear month: tháng đủ
      • two clear days: hai ngày tròn
      • clear 10đ: đúng 10đ không kém
    • chắc, chắc chắn
      • I'm not at all clear that he is right: tôi không dám chắc là nó đúng
    • as clear as day
      • as clear as the sun at noonday
        • rõ như ban ngày
      • as clear as that two and two make four
        • rõ như hai với hai là bốn
      • the coast is clear
        • (nghĩa bóng) không có khó khăn trở ngại gì; không có gì đáng sợ; không có gì cản trở
      • to get away clear
        • (nghĩa bóng) không có khó khăn trở ngại gì; không có gì đáng sợ; không ai cản trở
      • to get away clear
        • giũ sạch được
      • in clear
        • viết rõ, không viết bằng số hoặc mật mã
    • phó từ
      • rõ ràng
        • to speak clear: nói rõ ràng
        • the ship shows clear on the horizon: con tàu lộ ra rõ ràng ở chân trời
      • hoàn toàn, hẳn
        • he got clear away: anh ta đi mất hẳn
      • tách ra, ra rời, xa ra, ở xa
        • to keep clear of a rock: tránh xa tảng đá (thuyền)
        • to get clear: đi xa, tránh xa
    • ngoại động từ
      • làm trong sạch, lọc trong; làm đăng quang, làm sáng sủa, làm sáng tỏ
        • to clear the air: làm cho không khí trong sạch; (nghĩa bóng) xua tan không khí nặng nề (do nghi kỵ, cãi cọ...)
        • to clear the throat: đằng hắng, hắng giọng
        • to clear a mystery: làm sáng tỏ một điều bí ẩn
      • tự bào chữa, thanh minh, minh oan
        • I'll easily clear myself: tôi sẽ thanh minh cho tôi một cách dễ dàng
      • dọn, dọn sạch, dọn dẹp; phát quang, phá hoang, khai khẩn; nạo, cạo
        • to clear a yard of rubbish: dọn sạch rác rưởi ở sân
        • to clear a chimnery: nạo ống khói
        • to clear land: phá hoang
        • to clear the table: dọn bàn
        • clear the way!: đứng dãn ra!
      • vét sạch, lấy đi, mang đi, dọn đi
        • to clear the letter-box: lấy thư
        • to clear these boxes out of the way: mang những cái hòm này ra chỗ khác
        • to clear obstruction out of the way: dọn sạch vật chướng ngại
      • vượt, nhảy qua; (hàng hải) tránh, đi né sang bên
        • to a hedge: vượt qua rào
        • to clear the reefs: tránh những tảng đá ngầm (thuyền bè...)
      • lãi, lãi đứt đi
      • trả hết, thanh toán, trang trải (nợ, sổ sách); (hàng hải) trả hết mọi khoản thuế để tàu có thể rời bến; làm mọi thủ tục để có thể cho tàu rời bến
        • to clear dedts: thanh toán nợ
        • to clear goods: trả thuế hải quan (để lấy hàng hoặc gửi hàng)
        • to clear a ship: làm thủ tục trả các thứ thuế để cho tàu rời bến
        • to clear the harbour: rời bến
      • chuyển (séc)
        • to clear a cheque: chuyển séc
    • nội động từ, (thường) + up
      • sáng sủa ra, trở nên trong trẻo (bầu trời); tươi lên, hết nhăn nhó (mặt)
      • ((thường) + up) sáng tỏ (điều bí mật, tình hình...)
      • (hàng hải) rời bến
        • the ship clear ed for Shanghai yesterday: con tàu rời bến đi Thượng hải từ hôm qua
        • to clear from a port: đến bến
      • (+ away, off, out) chuồn, cút, tẩu
        • clear out!: cút ngay!
      • tan đi, tiêu tan, tan biến
      • (từ lóng) biến mất (người)
      • to clear away
        • lấy đi, dọn đi, mang đi
      • to clear away the table: thu dọn bàn ăn (sau bữa ăn)
      • làm tan; làm biến đi (mối nghi ngờ, mây mù)
      • to clear off
        • trả hết, thanh toán (nợ nần...)
      • to clear out
        • quét sạch, vét sạch, dọn sạch
      • to clear someone out: (thông tục) tống cổ ai ra khỏi nhà, đuổi ai đi
      • to clear out a stock: bán tống bán tháo hàng tồn kho
      • to clear up
        • dọn dẹp (một căn buồng)
      • làm sáng tỏ; giải quyết (nột vấn đề...)
      • làm tiêu tan (sự hiểu lầm...)
Concise Dictionary
clears|cleared|clearing|clearer|clearestklɪə
noun
+the state of being free of suspicion
+a clear or unobstructed space or expanse of land or water
verb
+rid of obstructions
+make a way or path by removing objects
+become clear
+grant authorization or clearance for
+remove
+go unchallenged; be approved
+be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts
+go away or disappear
+pass by, over, or under without making contact
+make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
+free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment
+clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.
+yield as a net profit
+make as a net profit
+earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
+sell
+pass an inspection or receive authorization
+pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
+settle, as of a debt
+make clear, bright, light, or translucent
+rid of instructions or data
+remove (people) from a building
+remove the occupants of
+free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
adj.
+clear to the mind
+free from confusion or doubt
+affording free passage or view
+free from cloudiness; allowing light to pass through
+free from contact or proximity or connection
+characterized by freedom from troubling thoughts (especially guilt)
+(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
+(especially of a title) free from any encumbrance or limitation that presents a question of fact or law
+clear and distinct to the senses; easily perceptible
+accurately stated or described
+free from clouds or mist or haze
+free of restrictions or qualifications
+free from flaw or blemish or impurity
+clear of charges or deductions
+easily deciphered
+freed from any question of guilt
+characterized by ease and quickness in perceiving
+of complexion; without such blemishes as e.g. acne
adv.
+completely
+in an easily perceptible manner

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 unclouded, cloudless, sunny, fair, sunlit, fine:
On a clear day, you can see the lighthouse several miles away.
2 transparent, limpid, crystalline; translucent, uncloudy, unclouded, pellucid:
The water was clear enough to see the bottom.
3 bright, lustrous, shining, shiny, sparkling, Formal nitid:
We painted the bathroom a lovely clear blue.
4 bright, fresh, unblemished, unscarred:
She has a lovely clear complexion.
5 distinct, sharp, well-defined, definite; legible, readable; acute, vivid:
The notes were written in a large clear hand.
6 understandable, intelligible, perspicuous, lucid, comprehensible, apprehensible, discernible, plain, obvious, unambiguous, unequivocal, explicit, definite, unmistakable, indisputable, undisputed, unquestionable, incontrovertible:
He has made himself very clear on that point.
7 distinct, unclouded, unconfused, explicit, plain, definite, clear-cut, palpable:
I have a clear recollection of her words.
8 evident, plain, obvious, patent, manifest, apparent:
It became clear that someone was trying to compromise her.
9 perceptive, acute, sensitive, perspicacious, discerning, keen:
It was only his clear vision of the situation that saved us all.
10 certain, sure, convinced, confident, positive, determined, definite, assured:
I am not clear that the subject was a good one.
11 pure, unwavering, well-defined, distinct, clarion, bell-like:
We heard father's clear voice calling from below.
12 pure, guileless, unsophisticated, innocent, blameless, faultless; not guilty:
I still cannot look her in the eye with a clear conscience.
13 unencumbered, free, net:
In our first year we made a clear profit of 25 per cent.
14 unlimited, unqualified, unquestioned, unquestionable, absolute, complete, entire; pure, sheer, perfect:
You must allow three clear days for the ascent.
15 disengaged, disentangled, unentangled, free, freed, rid, quit, loose, unencumbered, released:
When the line is clear of any obstruction, hoist sail and let's be off.
16 open, unencumbered, free, unblocked, unobstructed, unimpeded, direct:
There is a clear view of the park from here.
adv.
17 brightly, effulgently, radiantly, luminously, lambently:
The stars were shining clear in the night sky.
18 distinctly, clearly, starkly, perceptibly, discernibly, understandably, prominently:
When you see the reef, sing out loud and clear.
19 completely, utterly, entirely, cleanly, clean, wholly, totally:
The thief got clear away in the confusion.
v.
20 clarify, cleanse, clean, purify:
The chemical soon cleared the water of all sediment.
21 exonerate, absolve, acquit; excuse, forgive:
He has been cleared of all charges and released.
22 Also, clear up. explain, elucidate, explicate, clarify, make plain or clear, disambiguate:
We should be able to clear up the mystery by this evening.
23 Also, clear up. become fair or cloudless or sunny:
I hope the weather clears in time for the game.
24 open (up), free; unblock, unclog, unstop; disencumber, dislodge:
We were able to clear a path through the jungle. He cleared his throat and began to speak.
25 empty:
Clear the land of trees before farming it.
26 Also, clear away or out. remove, eliminate, take; cut away or down:
Clear those branches from the paths.
27 disburden, unburden, purge, free, rid:
He has cleared his conscience of any responsibility in the matter.
28 leap or jump over, vault:
She cleared the fence easily.
29 Also, clear up. settle, discharge, pay, square, defray, satisfy:
The company has cleared all its debts.
30 clear off or out. leave, depart, decamp, go or run off, get out, withdraw, Slang beat it, scram, Taboo Brit sod off, Chiefly Australian shoot through, US and Canadian take a (run-out) powder:
I told them to clear off and stop bothering me.
31 clear up.
(a) eliminate, remove, settle; clarify:
I hope we can clear up any misunderstanding between us.
(b) tidy (up), neaten (up), put or set in order, clear:
I'll clear up after dinner.
n.
32 in the clear. innocent, not guilty; exonerated, forgiven, absolved; unburdened, disburdened, unencumbered, free:
The other chap confessed, leaving me in the clear.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, verb, adverb
+ adjective (clearer, clearest)
without confusion / doubt
1 easy to understand and not causing any confusion: She gave me clear and precise directions. + Are these instructions clear enough? + Your meaning needs to be clear. + You'll do as you're told, is that clear? + This behaviour must stop-do I make myself clear (= express myself clearly so there is no doubt about what I mean)? + I hope I made it clear to him that he was no longer welcome here.
2 ~ (to sb) (that)
~ what, how, whether, etc. obvious and leaving no doubt at all: This is a clear case of fraud. + She won the election by a clear majority. + His height gives him a clear advantage. + It was quite clear to me that she was lying. + It is not clear what they want us to do. + It is clear from the graph that sales have dropped sharply. + How he got there was not clear. + a clear warning of the risks
3 ~ (about / on sth)
~ what, how, whether, etc. having or feeling no doubt or confusion: Are you clear about the arrangements for tomorrow? + My memory is not clear on that point. + I'm still not clear what the job involves. + We need a clear understanding of the problems involved.
mind
4 thinking in a sensible and logical way, especially in a difficult situation: a clear thinker + You'll need to keep a clear head for your interview.
easy to see / hear
5 easy to see or hear: The photo wasn't very clear. + The voice on the phone was clear and strong. + She was in Australia but I could hear her voice as clear as a bell.
transparent
6 that you can see through: The water was so clear we could see the bottom of the lake. + clear glass + a clear colourless liquid + a sheet of clear cellophane
sky / weather
7 without cloud or MIST: a clear blue sky + On a clear day you can see France.
skin
8 without spots or marks: clear skin + a clear complexion
eyes
9 bright and lively
not blocked
10 ~ (of sth) free from things that are blocking the way or covering the surface of sth: The road was clear and I ran over. + All exits must be kept clear of baggage. + You won't get a clear view of the stage from here. + I always leave a clear desk at the end of the day. + Most roads are now clear of snow.
conscience
11 if you have a clear CONSCIENCE or your CONSCIENCE is clear, you do not feel guilty
free from sth bad
12 ~ of sth free from sth that is unpleasant: They were still not clear of all suspicion. + We are finally clear of debt.
not touching / near
13 [not before noun] ~ (of sb/sth) not touching sth; a distance away from sth: The plane climbed until it was clear of the clouds. + Make sure you park your car clear of the entrance.
period of time
14 [only before noun] whole or complete: Allow three clear days for the letter to arrive. + You must give seven clear days' notice of the meeting.
sum of money
15 [only before noun] remaining when taxes, costs, etc. have been taken away;
Synonym: NET
They had made a clear profit of £2 000.
Idioms: be clear sailing (AmE) = be plain sailing at PLAIN adj.
(as) clear as day easy to see or understand
(as) clear as mud (spoken) not clear at all; not easy to understand: Oh well, that's all as clear as mud, then.
in the clear (informal) no longer in danger or thought to be guilty of sth: It seems that the original suspect is in the clear.
more at FIELD n., HEAD n., LOUD adv.
+ verb
remove sth / sb
1 [VN] ~ A (of B)
~ B (from / off A) to remove sth that is not wanted or needed from a place: I cleared my desk of papers and got down to work. + Clear all those papers off the desk. + I had cleared my desk before I left. + It's your turn to clear the table (= to take away the dirty plates, etc. after a meal). + She cleared a space on the sofa for him to sit down. + The streets had been cleared of snow. + The remains of the snow had been cleared from the streets. + It was several hours before the road was cleared after the accident.
See also - CLEAR AWAY at CLEAR
2 [VN] to make people leave a place: After the bomb warning, police cleared the streets.
not be blocked
3 [V] to move freely again; to no longer be blocked: The traffic took a long time to clear after the accident. + The boy's lungs cleared and he began to breathe more easily.
of sky / weather
4 [V] when the sky or the weather clears, it becomes brighter and free of cloud or rain: The sky cleared after the storm. + The rain is clearing slowly.
of liquid
5 [V] when a liquid clears, it becomes transparent and you can see through it: The muddy water slowly cleared.
of smoke, etc.
6 [V] ~ (away) when smoke, FOG, etc. clears, it disappears so that it is easier to see things: The mist will clear by mid-morning. + As the dust cleared, we saw that the whole ceiling had come down.
your head / mind
7 if your head or mind clears, or you clear it, you become free of thoughts that worry or confuse you or the effects of alcohol, a blow, etc. and you are able to think clearly: [V] As her mind cleared, she remembered what had happened. + [VN] I went for a walk to clear my head.
of face / expression
8 [V] if your face or expression clears, you stop looking angry or worried
prove sb innocent
9 [VN] ~ sb (of sth) to prove that sb is innocent: She was cleared of all charges against her. + Throughout his years in prison, he fought to clear his name.
give official permission
10 [VN] ~ sth (with sb/sth) to give or get official approval for sth to be done: His appointment had been cleared by the board. + I'll have to clear it with the manager before I can refund your money.
11 [VN] to give official permission for a person, a ship, a plane or goods to leave or enter a place: The plane had been cleared for take-off. + to clear goods through customs
12 [VN] to decide officially, after finding out information about sb, that they can be given special work or allowed to see secret papers: She hasn't been cleared by security.
money
13 if a cheque that you pay into your bank account clears, or a bank clears it, the money is available for you to use: [V] Cheques usually take three working days to clear. [also VN]
14 [VN] to gain or earn a sum of money as profit: She cleared £1 000 on the deal.
15 [VN] if you clear a debt or a LOAN (= money you have borrowed), you pay all the money back
get over / past
16 [VN] to jump over or get past sth without touching it: The horse cleared the fence easily. + The car only just cleared (= avoided hitting) the gatepost.
in sport
17 [V, VN] (in football and some other sports) if you clear a ball, or a ball clears, it is kicked or hit away from the area near your own goal
Idioms: clear the air to improve a difficult or tense situation by talking about worries, doubts, etc.
clear the decks (informal) to prepare for an activity, event, etc. by removing anything that is not essential to it
clear your throat to cough so that you can speak clearly
clear the way (for sth / for sth to happen) to remove things that are stopping the progress or movement of sth: The ruling could clear the way for extradition proceedings.
more at COAST n., COBWEB
Phrasal Verbs: clear away
clear sth<->away to remove sth because it is not wanted or needed, or in order to leave a clear space: He cleared away and made coffee. + It's time your toys were cleared away.
clear off (informal) to go or run away: He cleared off when he heard the police siren. + (spoken) You've no right to be here. Clear off!
clear out (of ...) (informal) to leave a place quickly: He cleared out with all the money and left her with the kids.
clear out
clear sth<->out to make sth empty and clean by removing things or throwing things away: to clear out a drawer / room + We cleared out all our old clothes. + I found the letters when I was clearing out after my father died.
related noun CLEAR-OUT
clear up
1 (of the weather) to become fine or bright: I hope it clears up this afternoon.
2 (of an illness, infection, etc.) to disappear: Has your rash cleared up yet?
clear up
clear sth<->up to make sth clean and neat: It's time to clear up. + I'm fed up with clearing up after you! + Clear up your own mess!
clear sth<->up to solve or explain sth: to clear up a mystery / difficulty / misunderstanding
+ adverb
not near / touching
1 ~ (of sth) away from sth; not near or touching sth: Stand clear of the train doors. + He injured his arm as he jumped clear of the car. + By the end of the first lap Walker was two metres clear of the rest of the runners.
all the way
2 (especially AmE) all the way to sth that is far away: She could see clear down the highway into the town.
Idioms: keep / stay / steer clear (of sb/sth) to avoid a person or thing because it may cause problems: Steer clear of the centre of town at this time of the evening.
more at WAY n.
WORD FAMILY
clear adj.
clarity n.
clarify v.
Collocation Dictionary
verb

1 remove sth that is not wanted/needed

ADV.

completely, totally
The site must be completely cleared and made safe for children.
| partially | hastily, quickly
She hastily cleared a space for him to sit down.
| away
Can you clear away all your toys now?

PREP.

from
They cleared the mud from the steps.
| of
We cleared the path of leaves.
| off
Clear those papers off the desk.

2 your head/mind

ADV.

suddenly
His face suddenly cleared as understanding dawned.

VERB + CLEAR

try to
I went for a walk to try to clear my head.
| help (to)
Correct breathing helps to clear the mind and reduce tension.

3 prove sb innocent

ADV.

formally
The three defendants were formally cleared by the judge.

PREP.

of
Four men accused of assault have been cleared of all charges.

adj

1 easy to understand

VERBS

be, seem | become | make sth | find sth

ADV.

abundantly, extremely, very | crystal, perfectly, quite
You've got to make your intentions crystal clear to them.
| by no means, not entirely, not quite
It wasn't entirely clear whether she wanted us to help.
| fairly, pretty, reasonably

PREP.

to
It was clear to us that there was a problem.

2 sure/certain

VERBS

be

ADV.

extremely, very | absolutely, quite

PREP.

about
She was quite clear about her reasons for leaving.
| on
Are you clear on that point?

3 easy to see/hear

VERBS

be, look | become

ADV.

extremely, very
The photograph wasn't very clear.
| fairly, pretty, reasonably

4 easy to see through

VERBS

be | become

ADV.

extremely, very | absolutely, completely | fairly, reasonably
The water was fairly clear.

5 free from things that are blocking the way

VERBS

be, look, seem | remain, stay | keep sth
Make sure you keep all gutters and drainpipes clear of leaves.

ADV.

completely | fairly, pretty, reasonably

PREP.

of
The roads are reasonably clear of snow.


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