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Meaning of CLEAR UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
  2. [v]  make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
  3. [v]  free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
  4. [v]  make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
  5. [v]  become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
 
 Synonyms: brighten, clarify, clear, clear, clear, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, elucidate, elucidate, enlighten, finish off, finish up, get through, illuminate, light up, mop up, polish off, shed light on, sort out, straighten out, wrap up
 
 Antonyms: cloud, obfuscate, overcast
 
 See Also: cap off, clarify, clear, clear up, clear up, complete, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, demystify, dilate, disambiguate, elaborate, enlarge, enlighten, expand, expatiate, explain, explicate, exposit, expound, finish, flesh out, illuminate, lucubrate, remove, shed light on, sort out, straighten out, take, take away, top off, withdraw

 

 

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 Related Terms: account for, allegorize, answer, ascertain, assure, bottom, certify, cinch, cipher, clarify, clean up, clear, clear the decks, clinch, crack, debug, decide, decipher, decode, demonstrate, demythologize, determine, disembroil, disentangle, disintricate, disinvolve, dismiss all doubt, dissolve, divine, do, dope, dope out, elucidate, enlighten, ensure, establish, euhemerize, exemplify, explain, explain away, explicate, exposit, expound, fathom, figure out, find out, find the answer, find the solution, fix, fix up, get, get at, get right, give reason for, give the meaning, groom, guess, guess right, have it, hit it, illuminate, illustrate, insure, interpret, make certain, make clear, make no doubt, make no mistake, make out, make plain, make sure, make sure of, nail down, neaten, open the lock, plumb, police, police up, popularize, psych, psych out, put in trim, puzzle out, rationalize, ravel, ravel out, reassure, remove all doubt, resolve, riddle, see that, see to it, set at rest, settle, shed light upon, show, show how, show the way, simplify, solve, sort out, spell out, spruce, spruce up, straighten up, throw light upon, tidy, tidy up, trig up, trim, trim up, unbraid, unclutter, uncoil, undo, unfold, unknot, unlock, unmix, unravel, unriddle, unscramble, unsnarl, untangle, unthread, untwine, untwist, unweave, unwind, work, work out
 

 

 

 

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