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Translation of "clean" - English-Spanish dictionary

clean

adjective   /kliːn/
A1 not dirty limpio clean hands
verb   /kliːn/
A1 to remove the dirt from something limpiar I spent the morning cleaning the house.
(Definition of clean from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

clean

adjective /kliːn/
free from dirt, smoke etc limpio a clean window a clean dress.
neat and tidy in one’s habits limpio Cats are very clean animals.
unused nuevo, en blanco a clean sheet of paper.
free from evil or indecency puro Try to keep your language clean!
neat and even neto, bien definido; preciso a clean cut.
cleaner noun
limpiador We need to buy some more toilet cleaner.
cleanly adverb
limpiamente The knife cut cleanly through the cheese.
cleanliness /ˈklen-/ noun
limpieza, aseo Cleanliness is extremely important when you’re handling food.
clean-cut /ˈkliːnˈkat/ adjective
a clean-cut man has a clean, tidy, and respectable appearance Pulcro A clean-cut young man in a suit was waiting outside the office for an interview.
clean out phrasal verb
to make the inside of a place clean and tidy by removing all unwanted objects Ordenar It took me all morning to clean out the shed.
(informal) to use up all of someone’s money Perder todo Dinero Getting the car repaired really cleaned me out.
(informal) to steal everything from a place Robar The thieves totally cleaned out the apartment.
clean up phrasal verb
to clean (a place) thoroughly limpiar She cleaned (the room) up after the guests had gone home.
a clean bill of health noun
a certificate saying that a person, the crew of ship etc is entirely healthy (especially after being ill) certificado que demuestra el perfecto estado de salud del interesado I’ve been off work but I’ve got a clean bill of health now.
a clean slate noun
a fresh start tener un historial sin mancha After being in prison, he started his new job with a clean slate
come clean
to tell the truth about something, often about something about which one has previously lied. confesar algo Eventually he came clean and admitted that he had been responsible for the mistake.
make a clean sweep
to get rid of everything unnecessary or unwanted hacer tabla rasa The boss is going to make a clean sweep of all the incompetent people in the office.
(Definition of clean from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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