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Synonyms for clean

Synonyms for clean

free from dirt, stain, or impurities

without imperfections or blemishes, as a line or contour

well done or executed

not lewd or obscene

according to the rules

to make or keep (an area) clean and orderly

to make neat and trim; make presentable

to make or become clear by the removal of impurities

clean out: to remove the contents of

clean out: to reduce to financial insolvency

clean up: to make a large profit

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a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead

remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits

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clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing

be cleanable

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deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.

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remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely

remove while making clean

remove unwanted substances from

remove shells or husks from

free from dirt or impurities

free of restrictions or qualifications

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(of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims

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free from impurities

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(of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense

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ritually clean or pure

not spreading pollution or contamination

(of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements

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free from sepsis or infection

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morally pure

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(of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections

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(of a surface) not written or printed on

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exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play

without difficulties or problems

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thorough and without qualification

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not carrying concealed weapons

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free from clumsiness

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free of drugs

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in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating

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References in classic literature ?
Not alone because of the privacy and holiness of the subject, but because of what might have been prudery in the middle class, but which in them was the modesty and reticence found in individuals of the working class when they strive after clean living and morality.
All of a sudden I'd be traveling down a country road, and everything clean and quiet, no dust, no dirt; just streams ripplin' down sweet meadows, and lambs playing, breezes blowing the breath of flowers, and soft sunshine over everything; and lovely cows lazying knee-deep in quiet pools, and young girls bathing in a curve of stream all white and slim and natural--and I'd know I was in Arcady.
The shutters were closed, there were few flies, and it was so clean that Levin was anxious that Laska, who had been running along the road and bathing in puddles, should not muddy the floor, and ordered her to a place in the corner by the door.
I never let on, an away we went, me not even knowin' the horses--but, say, if you'd seen me throw them leaders clean to the top of the manure till the nigh horse was scrapin' the side of the barn to make it, an' the off hind hub was cuttin' the corner post of the paddock to miss by six inches.
8220;It is important to do a thorough annual clean of your home or office,” says Lawrence Fanfair, Field Operations Director of Shield Cleaning Co.
The FlyLady site does tell them this, as well as what to clean and how to get rid of the clutter.
Dry the windows with a clean, soft lint-free cloth.
The most efficient and cost effect cleaning procedure remains the continuous mechanical conditioning; this process uses high pressure showers with clean water at stock temperature and pH to dislodge contaminants and remove them through displacement over suction zones.
The availability of the Cisco Clean Access Out-of-Band solution broadens customers NAC technology deployment options.
As might be expected, green advocates criticized the Bush bill and its regulatory heir, the Clean Air Interstate Rule, for failing to go far enough or fast enough in reducing pollution.
Around 50 Clean Laser Systems machines are currently in commercial use, mostly in Europe.
By keeping parking lots, sidewalks and adjacent exterior areas clean, less dirt ends up inside.
Dryel was used to clean a food stain from a blue rayon-and polyester-blend suit top.
Thus writes celebrated flautist James Galway to the organizers of the Clean Slate Campaign, a British initiative to give added meaning to the Millennium.