Definition Of clear


(of a substance) transparent.

the clear glass of the French windows

(of a sum of money) net.

a clear profit of $1,100

become clear, in particular.


he had time to get clear away

denoting a palatalized form of l (as in salad or willing ) in some southern US accents or as in leaf in Irish accents.

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Example Of clear

  • A campaign to clear York streets of beggars has got off to a promising start, according to those running it.

  • a good walk helps to clear your head

  • are we all clear on that?

  • Behind them, a lady with one green eye and the other a clear blue was selling marionettes.

  • Earlier in the week she had appeared before MPs to say she did not intend to resign because she had a clear conscience.

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