• Clearing Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The act or process of making clear.
  2. (n.) A method adopted by banks and bankers for making an exchange of checks held by each against the others, and settling differences of accounts.
  3. (n.) The gross amount of the balances adjusted in the clearing house.
  4. (n.) A tract of land cleared of wood for cultivation.
  5. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Clear

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• Clear Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To gain without deduction; to net.
  2. (v. t.) To render more quick or acute, as the understanding; to make perspicacious.
  3. (v. t.) 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 ones self from debt; -- often used with of, off, away, or out.
  4. (v. t.) To free from obscurity or ambiguity; to relive of perplexity; to make perspicuous.
  5. (v. i.) To obtain a clearance; as, the steamer cleared for Liverpool to-day.
  6. (superl.) Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as, a clear complexion; clear lumber.
  7. (v. t.) To leap or pass by, or over, without touching or failure; as, to clear a hedge; to clear a reef.
  8. (superl.) Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit.
  9. (adv.) In a clear manner; plainly.
  10. (superl.) Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand.
  11. (superl.) Free from embarrassment; detention, etc.
  12. (v. t.) To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from clouds.
  13. (v. i.) To make exchanges of checks and bills, and settle balances, as is done in a clearing house.
  14. (superl.) Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful.
  15. (superl.) Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light; luminous; unclouded.
  16. (v. t.) To free from impurities; to clarify; to cleanse.
  17. (v. i.) To become free from clouds or fog; to become fair; -- often followed by up, off, or away.
  18. (superl.) Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous; plain; evident; manifest; indubitable.
  19. (adv.) Without limitation; wholly; quite; entirely; as, to cut a piece clear off.
  20. (n.) 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.
  21. (superl.) Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating; discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head.
  22. (v. t.) To free from the imputation of guilt; to justify, vindicate, or acquit; -- often used with from before the thing imputed.
  23. (v. i.) To disengage ones self from incumbrances, distress, or entanglements; to become free.
  24. (superl.) Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous.
  25. (superl.) Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a clear view; to keep clear of debt.
  26. (superl.) Free from guilt or stain; unblemished.

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