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Synonyms for clear up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clarify, clear up, elucidate(verb)

    make clear and (more) comprehensible

    "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    cloud, overcast

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    illuminate, eat up, whip, dispatch, wrap up, come through, hit, rack up, crystalize, brighten, finish up, roll up, reach, wipe up, light up, get hold of, finish off, polish off, crystallise, penetrate, wrap, mop up, fall into place, clarify, off, finish, get through, come home, land up, while away, end up, worst, slay, dawn, shed light on, click, wind up, elucidate, murder, fetch up, sink in, crystallize, contact, enlighten, cover, straighten out, crystalise, clear, get across, sort out, pip, mop, bump off, remove

    Antonyms:
    cloud, overcast

  3. clear, clear up(verb)

    free (the throat) by making a rasping sound

    "Clear the throat"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    overcast, cloud

  4. clear up, clear, light up, brighten(verb)

    become clear

    "The sky cleared after the storm"

    Synonyms:
    discharge, earn, take in, pull in, wrap up, sack, authorize, pass, make, shed light on, finish up, crystalise, illuminate, light up, acquit, crystalize, fire up, finish off, bring in, polish off, crystallise, illume, gain, mop up, clarify, realise, solve, exculpate, unclutter, clear, elucidate, brighten, authorise, assoil, crystallize, enlighten, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, sort out, lighten, realize, lighten up, light, get through, illumine, net

    Antonyms:
    cloud, overcast

  5. 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"

    Synonyms:
    discharge, earn, take in, classify, elucidate, illumine, unsnarl, pull in, wrap up, enlighten, sack, authorize, assoil, irradiate, shed light on, finish up, crystalise, see the light, illuminate, light up, light, crystalize, make, polish off, crystallise, sort, tidy, gain, illume, mop up, clarify, correct, realise, finish off, edify, solve, exculpate, assort, unclutter, class, put right, pass, neaten, square away, effloresce, clean up, discipline, acquit, brighten, reform, authorise, separate, crystallize, bring in, exonerate, straighten out, sack up, top, clear, sort out, tidy up, realize, iron out, disentangle, get through, straighten, net

    Antonyms:
    cloud, overcast

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. clear up

    Synonyms:
    (Neuter.) be fair, be fair weather, clear off, clear away

  2. clear up

    Synonyms:
    (Active.) explain, expound, make out, make plain

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How to use clear up in a sentence?

  1. Nancy Pelosi:

    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.

  2. Stefan Bratzel:

    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.

  3. David Roth:

    You can't catch a break, or at least not for long. It'll clear up Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

  4. Oliver Blume:

    We reject these allegations and will do our utmost to clear up the matter.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The more the positional layers in the organization, the less the true working picture goes clear up to its owner.

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