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Meaning of “clear” - Learner’s Dictionary

clear

adjective     /klɪər/
UNDERSTAND A2 easy to understand: clear instructionsEasy to understand
HEAR/SEE A2 easy to hear, read, or see: These photos are very clear. Can we make the sound any clearer?Apparent and obviousVisible
NO DOUBT not possible to doubt: The evidence against him was clear. [+ (that)] It was clear that Leif was angry. Ella made it clear that she didn't like James.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
CERTAIN [never before noun] B1 certain about something: Are you clear about how to get there? [+ question word] I'm not very clear why she phoned.CertaintyConfidence and self-assurance
NOT BLOCKED not covered or blocked by anything: a clear road a clear deskUnspoiltPerfect and faultlessClean and tidy
WITHOUT CLOUDS B1 A clear sky does not have any clouds.UnspoiltPerfect and faultlessClouds, dew, fog and steam
TRANSPARENT A2 easy to see through: clear water clear glass →  See also the coast is clear , crystal clear Transparent
(Definition of clear adjective from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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