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clean



I - noun
a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead (Freq. 1)
Syn:
clean and jerk
Hypernyms:
weightlift, weightlifting
Part Meronyms:
jerk

II - verb
1. make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from (Freq. 16)
- Clean the stove!
- The dentist cleaned my teeth
Syn:
make clean
Ant:
dirty
Derivationally related forms:
cleaner, cleaning
Hypernyms:
change, alter, modify
Hyponyms:
disinfect, brush, dust, vacuum, vacuum-clean,
hoover, sanitize, sanitise, hygienize, hygienise, bream,
steam, steam clean, preen, plume, sweep, wash up,
do the dishes, pipe-clay, scavenge, dry clean, wash, launder
Verb Group:
houseclean, clean house
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- They clean the cape
2. remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits (Freq. 3)
- Clean the turkey
Syn:
pick
Hypernyms:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
3. clean and tidy up the house (Freq. 2)
- She housecleans every week
Syn:
houseclean, clean house
Derivationally related forms:
cleaner, cleaning, housecleaning (for: houseclean)
Hypernyms:
tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten,
straighten out, square away
Hyponyms:
G.I., GI, spring-clean
Verb Group:
make clean
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
4. clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing (Freq. 1)
- clean up before you see your grandparents
- clean your fingernails before dinner
Syn:
cleanse
Derivationally related forms:
cleaning, cleanser (for: cleanse), cleansing (for: cleanse)
Hypernyms:
groom, neaten
Hyponyms:
bathe, wash, lave, soap, lather,
bath, douche, floss, decontaminate
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They clean themselves
5. be cleanable
- This stove cleans easily
Derivationally related forms:
cleaning
Hypernyms:
be
Verb Group:
make clean
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Something is ----ing PP
6. deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.
- The other players cleaned him completely
Hypernyms:
deprive, strip, divest
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody
7. remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
- The boys cleaned the sandwich platters
- The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm
Syn:
strip
Hypernyms:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody of something
- Somebody ----s PP
8. remove while making clean
- Clean the spots off the rug
Derivationally related forms:
cleaning
Hypernyms:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
Verb Group:
houseclean, clean house
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something PP
- They clean the snow from the path
9. remove unwanted substances from
Syn:
scavenge
Derivationally related forms:
cleaning, scavenger (for: scavenge)
Topics:
chemistry, chemical science
Hypernyms:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
10. remove shells or husks from
- clean grain before milling it
Hypernyms:
remove, take, take away, withdraw
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- The chefs clean the vegetables

III - adjective
1. free from dirt or impurities;
or having clean habits (Freq. 17)
- children with clean shining faces
- clean white shirts
- clean dishes
- a spotlessly clean house
- cats are clean animals
Ant:
dirty
Similar to:
cleanable, cleanly, dry-cleaned, fresh, unused,
immaculate, speckless, spick-and-span, spic-and-span, spic, spick,
spotless, pristine, scrubbed, unsoiled, unspotted, unstained,
unsullied, washed, water-washed
See Also:
antiseptic, tidy
Derivationally related forms:
cleanness
Attrubites:
cleanness
2. free of restrictions or qualifications (Freq. 2)
- a clean bill of health
- a clear winner
Syn:
clear
Similar to:
unqualified
3. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims (Freq. 1)
- 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
Syn:
clear, light, unclouded
Similar to:
pure
Derivationally related forms:
uncloudedness (for: unclouded), clarity (for: clear), clearness (for: clear)
4. free from impurities (Freq. 1)
- clean water
- fresh air
Syn:
fresh
Similar to:
pure
Derivationally related forms:
freshness (for: fresh), cleanness
5. (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense (Freq. 1)
- a clean voting record
- a clean driver's license
Similar to:
perfect
6. ritually clean or pure
Ant:
unclean
Similar to:
halal, kosher, cosher
See Also:
pure
Topics:
religion, faith, religious belief
7. not spreading pollution or contamination;
especially radioactive contamination
- a clean fuel
- cleaner and more efficient engines
- the tactical bomb is reasonably clean
Syn:
uncontaminating
Ant:
dirty
Derivationally related forms:
cleanness
8. (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements;
fit for all observers
- good clean fun
- a clean joke
Syn:
unobjectionable
Ant:
dirty
Similar to:
antiseptic
See Also:
decent
9. free from sepsis or infection
- a clean (or uninfected) wound
Syn:
uninfected
Similar to:
antiseptic
Derivationally related forms:
cleanness
10. morally pure
- led a clean life
Syn:
clean-living
Similar to:
moral
Derivationally related forms:
cleanness
11. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
- fair copy
- a clean manuscript
Syn:
fair
Similar to:
legible
12. (of a surface) not written or printed on
- blank pages
- fill in the blank spaces
- a clean page
- wide white margins
Syn:
blank, white
Similar to:
empty
Derivationally related forms:
blankness (for: blank)
13. exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
- a clean fight
- a sporting solution of the disagreement
- sportsmanlike conduct
Syn:
sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike
Similar to:
fair, just
Derivationally related forms:
cleanness
14. without difficulties or problems
- a clean test flight
Similar to:
easy
15. thorough and without qualification
- a clean getaway
- a clean sweep
- a clean break
Similar to:
complete
16. not carrying concealed weapons
Similar to:
unarmed
17. free from clumsiness;
precisely or deftly executed
- he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek
- a clean throw
- the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife
Syn:
neat
Similar to:
adroit
18. free of drugs
- after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years
Similar to:
unaddicted

IV - adverb
1. completely;
used as intensifiers (Freq. 1)
- clean forgot the appointment
- I'm plumb (or plum) tuckered out
Syn:
plumb, plum
Usage Domain:
slang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot,
patois, vernacular
2. in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
- they played fairly
Syn:
fairly, fair
Ant:
unfairly (for: fairly)
Derived from adjective:
fair (for: fairly)

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