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  Definition of Clear up
  1. free (the throat) by making a rasping sound; "Clear the throat"
  2. finish a task completely; "I finally got through this homework assignment"
  3. make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear; "Could you clarify these remarks?"; "Clear up the question of who is at fault"
  4. make clear and (more) comprehensible; "clarify the mystery surrounding her death"
  5. become clear; "The sky cleared after the storm"
Similar Words: clear, get through, wrap up, finish off, mop up, polish off, finish up, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate, clarify, light up, brighten

 

Hyponyms: cap off, demystify, clear, shed light on, crystallize, crystallise, crystalize, crystalise, straighten out, sort out, enlighten, illuminate, elucidate, elaborate, lucubrate, expatiate, exposit, enlarge, flesh out, expand, expound, dilate, disambiguate

 

Derivational Morphology: completion, culmination, closing, windup, mop up, lucidity, clarity, pellucidity, clearness, limpidity, elucidation, clarification, illumination

 

 
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