Definition of Clean in English :
Define Clean in English
Clean meaning in English
Meaning of Clean in English
Pronunciation of Clean in English
Clean pronunciation in English
Pronounce Clean in Englishsee synonyms of clean
1. clean, clean and jerk
a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
2. clean, make clean
make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
Example Sentences:'Clean the stove!''The dentist cleaned my teeth'
3. clean, pick
remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
Example Sentences:'Clean the turkey'
clean and tidy up the house
Example Sentences:'She housecleans every week'
5. clean, cleanse
clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
Example Sentences:'clean up before you see your grandparents''clean your fingernails before dinner'
Example Sentences:'This stove cleans easily'
deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.
Example Sentences:'The other players cleaned him completely'
8. clean, strip
remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
Example Sentences:'The boys cleaned the sandwich platters''The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm'
remove while making clean
Example Sentences:'Clean the spots off the rug'
remove shells or husks from
Example Sentences:'clean grain before milling it'
free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits
Example Sentences:'children with clean shining faces''clean white shirts''clean dishes''a spotlessly clean house''cats are clean animals'
13. clean, clear
free of restrictions or qualifications
Example Sentences:'a clean bill of health''a clear winner'
(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
Example Sentences:'efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings''clear laughter like a waterfall''clear reds and blues''a light lilting voice like a silver bell'
(of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense
Example Sentences:'a clean voting record''a clean driver's license'
18. clean, uncontaminating
not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
Example Sentences:'a clean fuel''cleaner and more efficient engines''the tactical bomb is reasonably clean'
19. clean, unobjectionable
(of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers
Example Sentences:'good clean fun''a clean joke'
20. clean, uninfected
free from sepsis or infection
Example Sentences:'a clean (or uninfected) wound'
22. clean, fair
(of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
Example Sentences:'fair copy''a clean manuscript'
(of a surface) not written or printed on
Example Sentences:'blank pages''fill in the blank spaces''a clean page''wide white margins'
exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
Example Sentences:'a clean fight''a sporting solution of the disagreement''sportsmanlike conduct'
without difficulties or problems
Example Sentences:'a clean test flight'
thorough and without qualification
Example Sentences:'a clean getaway''a clean sweep''a clean break'
not carrying concealed weapons
28. clean, neat
free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed
Example Sentences:'he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek''a clean throw''the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife'
free of drugs
Example Sentences:'after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years'
completely; used as intensifiers
Example Sentences:'clean forgot the appointment''I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out'
in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
Example Sentences:'they played fairly'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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