English definition of “clear”
EMPTY [T] › to remove all the objects or people from a place: 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