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  • 1 clear from alleged guilt — index exculpate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 clear — [klir] adj. [ME cler < OFr < L clarus, orig., clear sounding, hence clear, bright: for IE base see CLAMOR] 1. free from clouds or mist; bright; light [a clear day] 2. free from cloudiness, muddiness, etc.; transparent or pure; not turbid [a …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 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},… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Clear breach — 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} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Clear days — 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} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Clear stuff — 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} …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 clear — /klɪə / (say klear) adjective 1. free from darkness, obscurity, or cloudiness; light. 2. bright; shining. 3. transparent; pellucid: good, clear wine. 4. of a pure, even colour: a clear complexion. 5. distinctly perceptible to the eye, ear, or… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 clear — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. clear cut, plain, sharp, understandable; fair, unclouded, cloudless, fine; open, evident; lucid, pellucid, transparent, limpid; liquid, pure, silvery; innocent. v. clarify; extricate, free; realize …

    English dictionary for students

  • 9 Guilt society — A guilt society is one in which the primary method of social control is the inculcation of feelings of guilt for behaviors that the society defines as undesirable. It involves an implicit judgment on the being (rather than just the behavior) of… …

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  • 10 clear — adj., adv., & v. adj. 1 free from dirt or contamination. 2 (of weather, the sky, etc.) not dull or cloudy. 3 a transparent. b lustrous, shining; free from obscurity. 4 (of soup) not containing solid ingredients. 5 (of a fire) burning with little… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 11 clear — I adj. 1) crystal, perfectly; painfully clear 2) (cannot stand alone) clear about (are you clear about the situation?) 3) clear from (the answer is clear from these facts) 4) clear of (the roads were clear of snow; to keep clear of trouble) 5)… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12 Clear — Clear, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cleared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clearing}.] 1. To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from clouds. [1913 Webster] He sweeps the skies and clears the cloudy north. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To free from… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 clear — ► ADJECTIVE 1) easy to perceive or understand. 2) leaving or feeling no doubt. 3) transparent; unclouded. 4) free of obstructions or unwanted objects. 5) (of a period of time) free of commitments. 6) free from disease, contamination, or guilt. 7) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 clear — clearable, adj. clearness, n. /klear/, adj., clearer, clearest, adv., clearer, clearest, v., n. adj. 1. free from darkness, obscurity, or cloudiness; light: a clear day. 2. transparent; pellucid: clear water …

    Universalium

  • 15 clear — [[t]klɪər[/t]] adj. and adv. clear•er, clear•est, 1) free from darkness, obscurity, or cloudiness: a clear day[/ex] 2) transparent; pellucid: clear water[/ex] 3) without discoloration, defect, or blemish: clear skin[/ex] 4) of a pure, even color …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 clear — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English clere, from Anglo French cler, from Latin clarus clear, bright; akin to Latin calare to call more at low Date: 13th century 1. a. bright, luminous b. cloudless; specifically less than one tenth covered …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 17 clear — clear1 W1S1 [klıə US klır] adj comparative clearer superlative clearest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(easy to understand)¦ 2¦(impossible to doubt)¦ 3¦(sure about something)¦ 4¦(thinking)¦ 5¦(substance/liquid)¦ 6¦(weather)¦ 7¦(eyes)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 clear — 1 adjective 1 EASY TO UNDERSTAND expressed in a simple and direct way so that people understand: clear instructions | You must never do that again. Is that clear? | be clear on: The rules are quite clear on the point. | clear to sb: Is all this… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 clear — adjective 1》 easy to perceive or understand.     ↘leaving or feeling no doubt: it was clear that they were in a trap. 2》 transparent; unclouded.     ↘free of mist; having good visibility.     ↘(of a person s skin) free from blemishes.     ↘(of a… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 FROM THE DESTRUCTION TO ALEXANDER — the restoration ezra nehemiah The Restoration The destruction of the Temple constituted a double crisis. Not only were the people cast off the land but the Divine Presence departed from Jerusalem (Ezek. 10:19; 11:23). Once the city was bereft of… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism