clarify, clear up, elucidate(verb)
make clear and (more) comprehensible
"clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
brighten, get through, enlighten, crystalize, crystalise, elucidate, illuminate, crystallize, sort out, polish off, clear, wrap up, mop up, finish up, crystallise, light up, finish off, straighten out, shed light on, clarify
get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, clear up, finish up(verb)
finish a task completely
"I finally got through this homework assignment"
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clear, clear up(verb)
free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
"Clear the throat"
discharge, earn, take in, elucidate, pull in, wrap up, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, shed light on, finish up, crystalise, illuminate, light up, crystalize, make, polish off, crystallise, gain, mop up, clarify, realise, finish off, solve, exculpate, unclutter, pass, acquit, brighten, authorise, crystallize, bring in, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, clear, sort out, realize, get through, net
clear up, clear, light up, brighten(verb)
"The sky cleared after the storm"
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clear, clear up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate(verb)
make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
"Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
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Well, we do have a few language points that need to clear up but we have made good progress, I want to commend our staff, the staff of both House, Senate, and the Republicans as well for dealing expeditiously with some of the differences, resolving some, putting some aside for another day. I think we are going to present to our Members something they can comfortably support.
The pressure to clear up (the scandal) is extremely high, there were too many cheers after the technical fixes for European cars were presented. There was an impression that the job was largely done. But that's far from true.
You can't catch a break, or at least not for long. It'll clear up Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
We reject these allegations and will do our utmost to clear up the matter.
The more the positional layers in the organization, the less the true working picture goes clear up to its owner.
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