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clear away Explained

clear away at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

67 Moby Thesaurus words for "clear away":
abstract, attenuate, blow, blow off, blow out, cast forth,
cast off, cast out, chuck, clean out, clear, clear off, clear out,
clear the decks, cut out, defecate, deplete, deport, dilute,
disembarrass, disembroil, disencumber, disentangle, dispel,
dispose of, dissipate, dissolve, drain, drive away, eject, elide,
eliminate, empty, empty out, eradicate, evacuate, evaporate,
exhaust, exile, expatriate, expel, get quit of, get rid of,
get shut of, liquidate, outlaw, pick out, purge, remove, root out,
root up, scour out, strike off, strike out, sweep out, take out,
thin, thin out, throw over, throw overboard, unclog, unfoul,
untangle, vent, void, volatilize, weed out

clear away at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

clear away
v : remove from sight [syn: {clear off}]

clear away at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Verb

Inter: en-verb » head=clear away|clears away|clearing away|cleared away
  • Inter: transitiv » e To tidy up, to remove mess or obstacles from a place to make it neat.
    1. 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X
    2. : Further along the gallery was the huge skeleton barrel of a brontosaurus. My museum hypothesis was confirmed. Going toward the side of the gallery I found what appeared to be sloping shelves, and clearing away the thick dust, I found the old familiar glass cases of our own time. But these must have been air-tight to judge from the fair preservation of some of their contents.
    3. Inter: intransitiv » e To leave, disappear
    4. : The showers should clear away tomorrow.
    5. Inter: transitive » figuratively To dispose of, to get rid of, to remove.
    6. Inter: quote-news »


    |year=2011
    |date=December 19
    |author=Kerry Brown
    |title=Kim Jong-il obituary
    |work=The Guardian
    |url=http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/dec/19/kim-jong-il
    |page=
    |passage=A state ideology, mixing nationalism, and basic Marxist economics, going under the name "Juche", was constructed, and Kim Il-sung effectively silenced, disposed of and cleared away any opposition, isolating the country and exercising an iron grip on the military, the state media and the government and party organs.
    1. Inter: nautica » l Inter: transitiv » e To prepare some object for use by removing obstacles, untying or unfastening it.
    2. 1851, Category: w - :Herman Melville|Herman Melville, Category: w - :Moby Dick|Moby Dick, Category: s - :Moby-Dick/Chapter 13|chapter 13
    3. :The schooner was run into the wind, and while the hands were clearing away the stern boat, Queequeg, stripped to the waist, darted from the side with a long living arc of a leap.
    4. 1893, Conan Doyle, Category: s - :The Refugees|The Refugees, Category: s - :The Refugees/Chapter XXVI|chapter 26
    5. :"Hiram Jefferson and John Moreton to the pumps!" cried the captain. "Mr. Tomlinson, clear away the long-boat and let us see if we may set her right, though I fear that she is past mending."
    6. 1897, Conan Doyle, Category: s - :The Dealings of Captain Sharkey with Stephen Craddock|The Dealings of Captain Sharkey with Stephen Craddock
    7. :Keep the ports closed, but clear away the port guns, and stand by for a broadside. Another two cable lengths and we have them.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » tidy up


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » leave, disappear
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » dispose of, get rid of
    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs -
    Category: Category:English phrasal verbs with particle (away) -
    Translation: et » clear away