Clean synonyms

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Not soiled
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To rid of impurities or pollution
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Not soiled
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The act of purging or purifying.
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Having no faults or defects, as in character; irreproachable
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Describing an alloy that is resistant to corrosion and discoloration.
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Not soiled
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To clean (clothing or fabrics) with chemical solvents that have little or no water.
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Free of dust.
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Designed to offer little resistance to the flow of fluid, especially by having sleek, graceful lines.
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Always kept clean
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Neat is defined as someone or something that is tidy, well-formed or well-done.
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(Idiomatic, intransitive) to leave quickly
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(Of a secret) not told to anyone.
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Alternative spelling of squeaky clean.
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Sudden and shrill:
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Containing nothing inappropriate or extraneous:
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Having grace, or beauty of form, composition, movement, or expression; elegant
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Difficult to understand; not clear as lacking order, chaotic etc
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Not written, recorded, etc. on; not marked; empty
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(Idiomatic) to be transferred with little or no effort
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To refurbish is to renovate something or fix something up.
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Scattered with a disorderly mixture of objects; littered
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To make trim or neat, especially in dress:
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(Board games, chess) The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour.
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Free of dirt.
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Never having been used.
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In a clean, healthy condition; hygienic
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Free from radioactivity
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, colloquial) To become clean, handsome, smart in appearance, e.g. for a special occasion, especially when it is out of character to be seen as such.
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To clean or wash something by hard rubbing:
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To eliminate contamination in.
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To clear or clean (a surface, room, etc.) as by brushing with a broom
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(Idiomatic) Clean, spotless; original sense “like new".
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Distinct and correct in sound or meaning:
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Complete; entire; undivided.
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To revise a document in order to prevent identification of the sources
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To cleanse or purify or become cleansed or purified.
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To dry by soaking up the wet liquid, as with blotting paper
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To extract (a soluble substance) from some material by causing water to filter down through the material
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Lacking luster or brilliance; dull, grayish, etc.
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Having a stain
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Not legible or decipherable.
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Indistinctly felt, perceived, understood, or recalled; hazy:
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(Intransitive) To become dirty or soiled.
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To cover, daub, or soil with something greasy, sticky, or dirty
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(Slang) To manhandle; beat up; rough up.
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Of or like purgatory
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Not contaminated:
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The state or quality of being sterile.
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In a bright manner.
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Small, moderate in size.
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Straighten is to make something orderly or unwavy.
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Refine is defined as to purify, to make more polished, or to become more defined.
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To give a bath to; wash
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Orderly and clean in appearance:
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Free from flaw, blemish, or impurity:
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Unseen
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In a state of being clean.
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Refreshing or cool.
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Characterized by snow or, esp., by much snow
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Not having been smirched; unbesmirched.
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Not soiled
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The definition of antiseptic is something that is germ free, something that is very clean or something that eliminates germs.
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Not mingled or diluted with extraneous matter; pure:
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Tending to suggest health, or soundness
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Neat or tidy in arrangement; in good order
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Having all sides or faces equal. For example, a square is a regular polygon, and a cube is a regular polyhedron.
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Alternative spelling of clear cut.
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Clearly defined; unquestionable:
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Not complicated; simple
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(Of handwriting, print, etc) legible, possible to read or at least decipher
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With good manners; well behaved; conforming with accepted standards of behaviour.
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(Archaic) Chaste:
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With all parts included; with nothing missing; full.
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(Sometimes postpositive) Whole; complete.
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The definition of reliable is dependable or capable of being trusted.
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Fair; good enough; okay.
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Being within the law; allowed by law:
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Having a pleasing or graceful shape or form; well-proportioned
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Being in excess of what is needed; extra:
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Not obscene or indecent
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Free from radioactivity
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Held in check; restrained.
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To treat with a regimen intended to remove impurities and promote health:
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(Idiomatic) To empty completely; to remove all money or possessions from.
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(Intransitive) Of stormy weather, to dissipate, to become calm.
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To undergo washing without fading or other damage:
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(Intransitive, of water) To carry an object to land.
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(Intransitive) To be saturated with liquid by being immersed in it.
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To sterilize by the use of cleaning agent such as bleach.
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To make neat; arrange in an orderly, tidy way; to tidy.
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(Intransitive) to steer straight
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To mask or eliminate the odor of, or an odor in, (something).
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To expunge (objectionable material) from; delete
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To use a swab on something, or clean something with a swab.
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To apply shoe polish to shoes.
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(Economics) To place (gold) in safekeeping so as not to affect the supply of money or credit.
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To rub or move with a harsh grating noise.
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To clean, polish, or wash something by scrubbing it vigorously.
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To do laundry
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To clean (something) with a vacuum cleaner.
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To burn with hot liquid.
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To remove dust from.
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To use a mop to wash or dry surfaces:
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The definition of cauterize is to burn or freeze the flesh around a wound, usually to close off or clean the wound.
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Rinse is defined as to remove soap, or to wash quickly or lightly.
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To remove or absorb with a sponge or cloth:
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The definition of a brush is a tool with bristles on a handle, the process of using such a tool or the act of lightly sweeping something.
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To rub, scrape, or wipe out (esp. written or engraved letters); efface; expunge
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To clean or wash (a rug, upholstery, etc.) with a shampoo
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To cleanse by flooding with generous quantities of a fluid.
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To cleanse (a wound, etc.)
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To hack.
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To apply a sandblast to (a building, for example).
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To become fresh.
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To treat with bleach, especially so as to whiten (fabric, paper, etc) or lighten (hair).
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(Idiomatic) To refresh, revamp; to freshen or improve something, especially its appearance
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(Idiomatic, informal) To execute a task or performance.
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(Idiomatic) To prepare for action.
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(Gram.) Limiting or specifying; referring to a specific or previously identified person, thing, etc.
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Careful and exact
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Perfect; complete; whole
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Sincere; frank:
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In good physical condition; fit; slim:
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Modest, decent, morally pure
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Cleanse, detergent. [First attested in the early 17th century.]
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Cleansing; purging; abstergent. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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Of or effecting catharsis; purging
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One that cleanses.
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A cleaning agent that increases the ability of water to penetrate fabric and break down greases and dirt. Detergents act like soap but, unlike soaps, they are derived from organic acids rather than fatty acids. Their molecules surround particles of grease and dirt, allowing them to be carried away.
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Sinless
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Of or pertaining to expiation
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(Computing, slang, of a macro) Whose expansion is guaranteed not to cause the accidental capture of identifiers.
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Morally sound; not depraved, evil, impure, or perverted
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The definition of kosher is a food that is considered clean or fit to eat by Jewish dietary laws, or is slang for OK or correct.
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Sinless
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Remaining free from dirt or decay; clean:
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(Bot.) Unable or failing to bear fruit or spores, as a plant, or to germinate, as a seed
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(Chemistry) Originally, the purifying of oils and other substances by emulsification with hot water; now more generally, a thorough cleansing of a precipitate or other non-dissolved substance. [First attested from around 1350 to 1470.]
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(Archaic) Act of wiping clean; a cleansing; a purging. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
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The act of bathing.
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The definition of cleanliness means the state of being free from dirt or unwanted matter.
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The removal of impurities, especially from bodily fluids; purification, cleansing.
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The process of separating the lighter particles from the heavier ones by means of an upward directed stream of gas or liquid.
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An act of atonement for a sin or wrongdoing.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Politics, law) The restoration of credibility to a government by the purging of perpetrators of crimes committed under an earlier regime.
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The office appointed to be read during the ceremony of feet-washing.
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The act or process of purifying; the removal of impurities.
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(Uncountable) The idea that the mind comes into this world as a "blank slate".
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(Degree) To a degree clearly discernible.
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To transfer or pour off completely:
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To the full or entire extent.
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To purify with sacred rites.
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(Obsolete) To cleanse.
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To make perfect; to improve or hone.
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Renovate is to restore something to a newer or better state.
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To feel mental distress or irritation, as in resentment, remorse, etc.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Not virtuous; having no virtue.
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Not pure or clean; contaminated.
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chaste, virtuous
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Not perfect; not thorough
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Obscene or offensive:
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not dirty; uncluttered
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Containing dirt, impurities, or other foreign matter;
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Contaminated, specif. with harmful chemicals, waste material, etc.
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Not precise or exact; containing some error or uncertainty.
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Unclear; vague.
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Not sterile
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To profane or sully
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Stain is defined as to dirty, dishonor or to apply some sort of coloring.
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to lift (a barbell) from the floor to the shoulders in one continuous movement
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Quick and skillful in body or mind; deft.
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Quick and neat in action; skillful
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Having or showing skill; accomplished; expert
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Of an angel or the angels; spiritual; heavenly
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Belonging to, or proceeding from, angels; resembling, characteristic of, or partaking of the nature of, an angel.
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Innocent, having a reputation beyond reproach.
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Without sin; innocent
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Untouched or unsullied; fresh:
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Light in color, especially blond:
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Used in or appropriate for sports:
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Demonstrating good sportsmanship, behaving in an honorable and appropriate manner.
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Befitting a sportsman; being or demonstrating the conduct expected of players of sport.
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Free from blame; without fault; innocent; guiltless.
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Without fault; free from defect or error.
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Having no knowledge or experience
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Incapable of causing harm or danger.
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Free from blame, not open to reproach or criticism; blameless.
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Alternative spelling of unblameable.
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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A deep hole or shaft sunk into the Earth to tap a liquid or gaseous substance such as water, oil, gas, or brine. If the substance is not under sufficient pressure to flow freely from the well, it must be pumped or raised mechanically to the surface. Water or pressurized gas is sometimes pumped into a nonproducing oil well to push petroleum resources out of underground reservoirs.
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To the fullest extent
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To make or keep (an area) clean and orderly.
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Police means to enforce the rules, or to enforce law and order.
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(Usually with up)) To make oneself spruce (neat and elegant in appearance).
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To make neat and trim; make presentable.
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To attend to one's appearance and clothing.
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To clarify is defined as to purify a liquid to make it clear or to remove something.
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Sharply defined; clear-cut:
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Well executed.
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Well done or executed
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(Especially when capitalized) Holy.
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In or into a satisfactory state or condition:
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To the fullest extent
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To give an order or orders; request that something be done or supplied.
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Raising no objections; acceptable:
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not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
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Appropriate for sport or participation in sports.
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Referring to someone who does not engage in acts of moral depravity, such as drinking, smoking or carousing
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Having a spongy or flaky texture; well-leavened:
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completely; used as intensifiers
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completely; used as intensifiers
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in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
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To provoke:
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To remove or inactivate (harmful chemicals or impurities) in a mixture:
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make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
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To clean the interior and residential furnishings of.
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(Intransitive, idiomatic) To reform a workplace, organization, etc. by removing undesirable personnel and/or procedures.
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To clear of a natural covering or growth; make bare:
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Dirty; filthy; foul
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Dwarfed or stunted; scrubby.
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(Simile) Completely innocent; beyond moral reproach.
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To make clean. In particular to make satisfactorily clean. Usually used to describe the cleaning of a small room or small space.
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(Nautical) To unfurl a reef from a sail
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To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready.
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Comb means to thoroughly search for something, or to untangle, clean or straighten using a thin toothed hair styling tool.
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In cooking, to dredge is defined as coating something with a dry ingredient.
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(Intransitive) To be propelled by an air current.
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To whisk is defined as to move something or someone very quickly, or to beat or mix foods using a special kitchen tool, also called a whisk.
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To rub, move, or pass (a cloth, for example) over a surface.
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To blow the chaff from (grain) by wind or a forced current of air
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To smooth, scrape, or loosen with a rake or similar implement:
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To eliminate completely; wipe out:
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To treat or cover with or as if with soap.
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(Idiomatic) To calm down a person, or a situation.
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To utter in a rough, grating tone
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To the fullest extent
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To purify, separate, or remove (ore, for example) by washing, decanting, and settling.
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To draw, as water; drink in.
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Synonym Study

  • Cleanse suggests more specifically the removal of impurities, as by the use of chemicals, and is often used metaphorically to imply purification to cleanse one's mind of evil thoughts
  • Clean , the broader term, denotes generally the removal of dirt, impurities, or extraneous matter, as by washing or brushing
Find another word for clean. In this page you can discover 296 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for clean, like: laundered, purify, washed, purgation, spotless, immaculate, unblemished, stainless, , dry-clean and speckless.