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Definitions of clean:
  • noun:   a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead
  • verb:   be cleanable
    Example: "This stove cleans easily"
  • verb:   remove while making clean
    Example: "Clean the spots off the rug"
  • verb:   make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from
    Example: "Clean the stove!"
  • verb:   remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely
    Example: "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"
  • verb:   deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.
    Example: "The other players cleaned him completely"
  • verb:   remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits
    Example: "Clean the turkey"
  • verb:   remove shells or husks from
    Example: "Clean grain before milling it"
  • verb:   clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing
    Example: "Clean up before you see your grandparents"
  • verb:   remove unwanted substances from
  • verb:   clean and tidy up the house
    Example: "She housecleans every week"
  • adjective:   (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
    Example: "A clean manuscript"
  • adjective:   morally pure
    Example: "Led a clean life"
  • adjective:   without difficulties or problems
    Example: "A clean test flight"
  • adjective:   free from impurities
    Example: "Clean water"
  • adjective:   (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims
    Example: "Efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"
  • adjective:   free of restrictions or qualifications
    Example: "A clean bill of health"
  • adjective:   free of drugs
    Example: "After a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years"
  • adjective:   free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed
    Example: "He landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"
  • adjective:   not carrying concealed weapons
  • adjective:   (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense
    Example: "A clean voting recor"
  • adjective:   free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits
    Example: "Children with clean shining faces"
  • adjective:   (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers
    Example: "Good clean fun"
  • adjective:   not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination
    Example: "A clean fuel"
  • adjective:   ritually clean or pure
  • adjective:   thorough and without qualification
    Example: "A clean getaway"
  • adjective:   marked by or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    Example: "A clean fight"
  • adjective:   free from sepsis or infection
    Example: "A clean (or uninfected) wound"
  • adjective:   of a surface; not written or printed on
    Example: "A clean page"
  • adverb:   completely; used as intensifiers
    Example: "Clean forgot the appointment"
  • adverb:   in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating

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