Meaning of “clean out something” in the English Dictionary

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"clean out something" in American English

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clean out something

phrasal verb with clean us /klin/ verb [ I/T ]

(MAKE NEAT)

to remove dirt from something or make something neat:

I wish I could find the time to clean out these closets .
You can use old paint cans, but be sure to clean them out first.

(Definition of “clean out something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)