Free from darkness or opacity; bright; brilliant; luminous; unclouded; not obscured.Bright-colored; gay; showy; magnificent.Free from anything that would impair transparency or purity of color; pellucid; transparent: as, clear water; a clear complexion.SpecificallyIn glass-working, free from etching, depolish, or anything which could dull the surface. Objects partially depolished are said to be half-clear.Not confused or dull; quick and exact in action, as the mind or its faculties; acute, as the senses: as, a clear mind; a clear head.Manifest to the mind; comprehensible; well defined or apprehended.Obvious to the senses; distinctly and easily perceptible.Free from anything that perturbs; undisturbed by care or passion; unruffled; serene; calm.Free from guilt or blame; morally unblemished; irreproachable; pure.Free from something objectionable, especially from entanglement or embarrassment; free from accusation or imputation, distress, imprisonment, or the like: absolute or followed by of or from.Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed: as, a clear view.Sounding distinctly; plainly audible; canorous: as, his voice was loud and clear.Without diminution or deduction; absolute; net: as, clear profit or gain.Without admixture, adulteration, or dilution: as, a fabric of clear silk; clear brandy; clear tea.Free from defect or blemish: as, clear lumber.Free from doubt; mentally certain; clearly convinced; sure: as, I am perfectly clear on that point.Sole; unaided; unaccompanied.n. In carp., arch., etc., unobstructed space; space between two bodies in which no third body intervenes; unbroken or uninterrupted surface: used only in the phrase in the clear: as, it measures fifty feet in the clear.n. That which is clarified; clarified liquor or other matter.n. Light; clearness.Clearly; plainly; not obscurely; manifestly.Quite; entirely; wholly; clean: as, to cut a piece clear off; he climbed clear to the top.To remove whatever diminishes brightness, transparency, or purity of color from: as, to clear liquors; to clear a mirror; to clear the sky.To make clear to the mind; free from obscurity, perplexity, or ambiguity; explain; solve; prove: now generally followed by up, or by from or of before the thing removed: as, to clear up a case; to clear a theory from doubt; to clear a statement of confusing details.To free from obstructions; free from any impediment or encumbrance, or from anything useless, noxious, or injurious: as, to clear the way; to clear the table; to clear the sea of pirates; to clear land of trees; to clear the voice.To free from foreign or extraneous matter; remove anything from that impairs purity or homogeneity.To remove (something that has ceased to be wanted, or is of the nature of an encumbrance, impediment, or obstruction): with off, away, etc.: as, to clear off debts; to clear away the débris.To empty.To free; liberate or disengage; rid: absolutely or with of or from: as, to clear one's self from debt or obligation.To justify or vindicate; prove or declare to be innocent; acquit.To make gain or profit to the amount of, beyond all expenses and charges; net.To leap clean over, or pass by without touching; get over or past: as, to clear a hedge or ditch; to clear a rock at sea by a few yards.Nautical and com., to free from legal detention, as imported goods or a ship, by paying duties or dues and procuring and giving the requisite documents: as, to clear a cargo; to clear a ship at the custom-house.To become free from whatever diminishes brightness or transparency, as the sky from clouds or fog; become fair: absolutely or with up or off.To pass away or disappear, as from the sky: followed by off or away: as, the mist clears off or away.3. To be disengaged from encumbrances, distress, or entanglements; become free or disengaged.To exchange checks and bills, and settle balances, as is done in clearing-houses. See clearing-house.Nautical, to leave a port: often followed by out or outward: as, several vessels cleared yesterday; the ship will clear out or outward tomorrow.To make room; go away.In bookbinding, to remove the waste paper and pare down the superfluous leather on the inside of a book-cover, preparatory to pasting in the end papers.See def. 5, above.See def. 1, above.To cheer up.n. In botany, an open space.