CLEAN

clean

1. [Adjective]: free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals"

2. [Adjective]: not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "a clean fuel"; "cleaner and more efficient engines"; "the tactical bomb is reasonably clean"

3. [Adjective]: (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers; "good clean fun"; "a clean joke"

4. [Adjective]: ritually clean or pure

5. [Noun]: a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead

6. [Adverb]: in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly"

7. [Adverb]: completely; used as intensifiers; "clean forgot the appointment"; "I''m plumb (or plum) tuckered out"

8. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript"

9. without difficulties or problems; "a clean test flight"

10. (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "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"

11. free of drugs; "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"

12. free from sepsis or infection; "a clean (or uninfected) wound"

13. not carrying concealed weapons

14. thorough and without qualification; "a clean getaway"; "a clean sweep"; "a clean break"

15. of a surface; not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins"

16. morally pure; "led a clean life"

17. free from impurities; "clean water"; "fresh air"

18. free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner"

19. 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"

20. (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense; "a clean voting recor"; "a clean driver''s license"

21. marked by or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct"

22. [Verb]: clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week"

23. [Verb]: deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely"

24. [Verb]: remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey"

25. [Verb]: remove unwanted substances from

26. [Verb]: make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth"

27. [Verb]: remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm"

28. [Verb]: be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily"

29. [Verb]: clean one''s body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner"

30. [Verb]: remove shells or husks from; "clean grain before milling it"

31. [Verb]: remove while making clean; "Clean the spots off the rug"

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