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According to WordNet, the verb "clear" has 24 sense(s).

200178235 free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat".

202523351 go unchallenged; be approved; "The bill cleared the House".

200450565 remove the occupants of; "Clear the building".

202053490 pass an inspection or receive authorization; "clear customs".

202208409 sell; "We cleared a lot of the old model cars".

200181664 rid of obstructions; "Clear your desk".

200450863 rid of instructions or data; "clear a memory buffer".

202291548 yield as a net profit; "This sale netted me $1 million".

202771169 become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm".

200761454 settle, as of a debt; "clear a debt"; "solve an old debt".

202081178 pass by, over, or under without making contact; "the balloon cleared the tree tops".

202289295 earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages; "How much do you make a month in your new job?"; "She earns a lot in her new job"; "this merger brought in lots of money"; "He clears $5,000 each month".

202422409 free from payment of customs duties, as of a shipment; "Clear the ship and let it dock".

200904046 pronounce not guilty of criminal charges; "The suspect was cleared of the murder charges".

202291258 make as a net profit; "The company cleared $1 million".

200195617 make a way or path by removing objects; "Clear a path through the dense forest".

202289134 be debited and credited to the proper bank accounts; "The check will clear within 2 business days".

200803325 grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography".

200549217 make clear, bright, light, or translucent; "The water had to be cleared through filtering".

200195342 remove; "clear the leaves from the lawn"; "Clear snow from the road".

202156844 go away or disappear; "The fog cleared in the afternoon".

202350440 clear from impurities, blemishes, pollution, etc.; "clear the water before it can be drunk".

200450691 remove (people) from a building; "clear the patrons from the theater after the bomb threat".

200621058 make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault".

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