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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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Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is highly an important step; one has to take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others as contaminated food may make us ill and food borne diseases are quite prevalent in Pakistan .
Keeping hands clean, especially when preparing food, is a crucial defence against harmful bacteria.
Infection control nurse, Christine McManus, has been appointed by North Tyneside Primary Care Trust to tell health staff about the importance of keeping hands clean.
Using hand sanitizers with at least 60 percent alcohol is an effective addition to keeping hands clean but not a replacement for washing hands with soap and water.
The medical industry says one of the best ways to prevent the spread of flu is by keeping hands clean.