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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈklɪər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/klɪr/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(klēr)


Inflections of 'clear' (advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."):
clearer
adv comparative
clearest
adv superlative
Inflections of 'clear' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
clearer
adj comparative
clearest
adj superlative
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clear

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. clear [sky, river, stream, water]
  2. clear blue sky
  3. is the clearest [sky] I have (ever) seen
  4. the sky was clearer [yesterday]
  5. [on, it was] a clear night
  6. made of clear [plastic, glass]
  7. a clear [plastic] [box, envelope]
  8. [send, give] a clear [message, instruction, letter] (to)
  9. the [message] was clear to [her, everyone, most]
  10. is the [message] clear?
  11. your [message] has never been clearer
  12. can you (please) be clearer?
  13. [the law, the message, it, I] could not be any clearer
  14. are we all clear on the [message]?
  15. clear [guidelines, orders, vision, frameworks] to
  16. is a clear case of [guilt, discrimination]
  17. [have, live with] a clear conscience
  18. my conscience is clear
  19. clear [evidence, proof, understanding] (of)
  20. is the clear [choice, option, winner, favorite]
  21. the clear [shape, contour, outline] of
  22. a clear [path, road, way] to
  23. the [path] is clear
  24. (nice) clear [skin, features, eyes]
  25. a clear voice
  26. clear [thinking, actions, calculations]
  27. clear from their [perspective, influence, persuasion]
  28. let's get [this, one thing] clear
  29. [keep, stay] clear!
  30. [keep] clear of
v
  1. clear the [table, dishes]
  2. clear away the [dishes, clutter, mess]
  3. clear the [dishes] away
  4. clear the [door, entrance, exit]
  5. clear out [your room, the building, the house]
  6. clear out the [garage, attic, closet]
  7. clear up your mess
  8. clear up after [him, yourself]
  9. clear up any [misunderstanding, misconception, confusion]
  10. just to clear things up
  11. hope that's cleared [it, things] up [a little, for you]
  12. clear off the [table, shelves, counters]
  13. clear off your [hard drive, computer]
  14. clear [data, content, files] off your [hard drive]
  15. clear everything [off, away, from]
  16. clear the [text, field, page]
  17. clear [a path, the way] (through)
  18. clear the room
  19. the room cleared [instantly, in an instant]
  20. my [skin, infection, acne] (has) cleared up
  21. clear [funds, a debt, a check]
  22. it took [a while, forever, 5 days] for the [check] to clear
  23. [the fog, her mind, the confusion] cleared
  24. to clear my mind
  25. clear your throat
  26. the court cleared him (of)
  27. was cleared of [the charges, murder, fraud]
  28. [have, need] to clear it with [the boss, my mom]
n
  1. are in the clear (now)
  2. the [football player, robber, suspect] is in the clear
  3. is in the clear after [an amazing catch, a long chase, an intense, investigation]
  4. are in the clear with this [project, paper]
  5. are not (quite) in the clear yet
  6. don't think (that) we are in the clear yet
  7. [he, the patient] was given the all-clear
adv
  1. went clear from [California] to [Washington] (in one day)
  2. [should, to, will] see me clear to [the end of the month, till Tuesday]
additional examples
  1. clear the [table, dishes]
  2. are in the clear (now)
  3. clear [sky, river, stream, water]
  4. clear away the [dishes, clutter, mess]
  5. the [football player, robber, suspect] is in the clear
  6. clear blue sky
  7. clear the [dishes] away
  8. is in the clear after [an amazing catch, a long chase, an intense, investigation]
  9. is the clearest [sky] I have (ever) seen
  10. clear the [door, entrance, exit]
  11. are in the clear with this [project, paper]
  12. the sky was clearer [yesterday]
  13. clear out [your room, the building, the house]
  14. are not (quite) in the clear yet
  15. [on, it was] a clear night
  16. clear out the [garage, attic, closet]
  17. don't think (that) we are in the clear yet
  18. made of clear [plastic, glass]
  19. clear up your mess
  20. [he, the patient] was given the all-clear
  21. a clear [plastic] [box, envelope]
  22. clear up after [him, yourself]
  23. [send, give] a clear [message, instruction, letter] (to)
  24. clear up any [misunderstanding, misconception, confusion]
  25. the [message] was clear to [her, everyone, most]
  26. just to clear things up
  27. is the [message] clear?
  28. hope that's cleared [it, things] up [a little, for you]
  29. your [message] has never been clearer
  30. clear off the [table, shelves, counters]
  31. can you (please) be clearer?
  32. clear off your [hard drive, computer]
  33. [the law, the message, it, I] could not be any clearer
  34. clear [data, content, files] off your [hard drive]
  35. are we all clear on the [message]?
  36. clear everything [off, away, from]
  37. clear [guidelines, orders, vision, frameworks] to
  38. clear the [text, field, page]
  39. is a clear case of [guilt, discrimination]
  40. clear [a path, the way] (through)
  41. a clear-cut [case, example, aim]
  42. clear the room
  43. (the distinction) is not clear-cut
  44. the room cleared [instantly, in an instant]
  45. [have, live with] a clear conscience
  46. my [skin, infection, acne] (has) cleared up
  47. my conscience is clear
  48. clear [funds, a debt, a check]
  49. clear [evidence, proof, understanding] (of)
  50. it took [a while, forever, 5 days] for the [check] to clear
  51. is the clear [choice, option, winner, favorite]
  52. [the fog, her mind, the confusion] cleared
  53. the clear [shape, contour, outline] of
  54. to clear my mind
  55. a clear [path, road, way] to
  56. clear your throat
  57. the [path] is clear
  58. the court cleared him (of)
  59. (nice) clear [skin, features, eyes]
  60. was cleared of [the charges, murder, fraud]
  61. a clear voice
  62. [have, need] to clear it with [the boss, my mom]
  63. clear [thinking, actions, calculations]
  64. clear from their [perspective, influence, persuasion]
  65. let's get [this, one thing] clear
  66. (hear you) loud and clear
  67. (as) clear as [day, crystal, a bell]
  68. [keep, stay] clear!
  69. [keep] clear of
  70. went clear from [California] to [Washington] (in one day)
  71. [should, to, will] see me clear to [the end of the month, till Tuesday]
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