Translation of "clear" - English-Spanish dictionary

clear

adjective uk /klɪər/

A2 easy to understand

claro

A2 easy to hear, read, or see

nítido
These photos are very clear.

A2 easy to see through

transparente
clear glass

B1 obvious and not possible to doubt

claro
It was clear that she didn’t like him.

B1 not covered or blocked by anything

despejado
a clear road
a clear sky
verb uk /klɪər/

B1 to take away all the things or people from a place

despejar, desalojar
I completely cleared the room.

If the sky or weather clears, the clouds and rain disappear.

despejar(se)
→ Phrasal verbs clear off , clear something out , clear up , clear something up , clear (something) up
adverb uk /klɪər/
steer clear of someone/something

to avoid someone or something that is unpleasant or dangerous

mantenerse alejado de alguien/algo
Steer clear of Tony this morning – he’s in a bad mood.

(Translation of “clear” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

clear

adjective /kliə/

easy to see through; transparent

transparente
clear glass.

free from mist or cloud

despejado
Isn’t the sky clear!

easy to see, hear or understand

claro, nítido
a clear explanation
The details on that photograph are very clear.

free from difficulty or obstacles

despejado
There was a clear road ahead and we soon arrived at Jacksonville.

free from guilt etc

tranquilo
I have a completely a clear conscience.

free from doubt etc

claro
Are you quite clear about what I mean?

(often with of) without (risk of) being touched, caught etc

despejado, libre (de)
Is the ship clear of the rocks?
They were finally clear of danger.

(often with of) free

libre (de)
She is now clear of debt
The patient is clear of all infection.
clearance noun

the act of clearing or removing

despeje
The clearance of these trees from the front of the window will give you more light.

the empty space between two objects

espacio
You can drive the lorry under the bridge – there’s a clearance of half a metre.

(a certificate) giving permission for something to be done.

autorización
The pilot needs clearance from air traffic control before he can take off.
clearing noun

a piece of land cleared of wood etc for cultivation

claro
a clearing in the forest.
clearly adverb

claramente, con claridad
You could see from her face that she was clearly upset.
clearness noun

claridad
The lake is famous for the clearness of its water.
clear-cut adjective

having a clear outline; plain and definite

claro, bien definido
There is a clear-cut distinction between the two theories.
clearway noun

(in Britain) a stretch of road on which motorists are forbidden to stop

tramo de carretera donde está prohibido detenerse
Parking is not allowed at any time on the clearway.
clear off phrasal verb

to go away

largarse
She told him to clear off and stop annoying her
He cleared off without saying a word.
clear out phrasal verb

to get rid of

tirar
He cleared the rubbish out of the attic.

to make tidy by emptying etc

vaciar
He has cleared out the attic.
clear up phrasal verb

to make clean, tidy etc

ordenar
Clear up this mess!

to become better etc

despejar
If the weather clears up, we’ll go for a picnic.
get clear away

(American) to escape completely

Huir
The robber got clear away with over $8,000.
in the clear

no longer under suspicion, in danger etc

estar fuera de peligro
He’s in the clear after being found not guilty by the court.

(Translation of “clear” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)