Meaning of “clear” - Learner’s Dictionary

clear

verb uk us /klɪər/
EMPTY [ T ]

B1 to remove all the objects or people from a place:

to clear a room/shelf
Police cleared the building because of a bomb threat.
WEATHER [ I ]

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

NOT GUILTY [ T ]

to prove that someone is not guilty of something that they were accused of:

The jury cleared him of murder.
MONEY [ I ]

If a cheque (= printed paper used to pay for things) clears, the money goes from one person's bank account to another person's bank account.

GO OVER [ T ]

to jump over something without touching it:

The horse easily cleared the fence.
GIVE PERMISSION [ T ]

to give or get permission to do something:

The plane is cleared for take-off.
You have to clear it with the headteacher if you want a day off school.
→ See also clear the air

(Definition of “clear verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)