(Scientology) An idea state of beingness free of unwanted influences.
- To dispel differences or emotional tensions.
- Free from burdens or dangers.
- Not subject to suspicion or accusations of guilt:
The evidence showed that the suspect was actually in the clear.
- to take away so as to leave a cleared space
- to go away; go out of sight
- to clear away
- to remove something from in order to make clear
- to clear by emptying
- to go away; depart
Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Clear
Origin of Clear
Middle English clere, from Anglo-Norman cler, from Old French cler (Modern French clair), from Latin clarus. Displaced native Middle English schir (“clear, pure”) (from Old English scīr (“clear, bright”)), Middle English skere (“clear, sheer”) (from Old English scǣre and Old Norse skǣr (“sheer, clear, pure”)), Middle English smolt (“clear (of mind), serene”) (from Old English smolt (“peaceful, serene”)).
Middle English cler from Old French from Latin clārus clear, bright kelə-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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