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clean

clean

 
 
pronunciation:
klin
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb, verb
phrases:
come clean
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: cleaner, cleanest
definition 1: not dirty or stained.
I got a clean dish from the shelf.
antonyms:
dirty, grubby, messy, muddy, soiled
similar words:
immaculate, pure, washed
definition 2: pure; free from pollution.
Everyone should have clean air to breathe.
synonyms:
pure
antonyms:
dusty, impure
similar words:
clear, fresh, virgin
definition 3: done or made without difficulty or mistake.
The soldiers made a clean escape from the prison camp.
synonyms:
easy
similar words:
deft
definition 4: fair.
It was a clean fight.
synonyms:
fair, honest, just, upright
antonyms:
dirty, unfair
phrase: come clean
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: completely.
The runaway horse jumped clean over the fence.
synonyms:
altogether, completely, fully, totally
similar words:
absolutely, entirely, quite, wholly
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: cleaned, cleaning, cleans
definition: to remove dirt or stains from; make clean.
Clean your shoes on the mat.
 
synonyms:
cleanse, wash
antonyms:
dirty, soil
similar words:
bathe, launder, mop, scour, scrub, shampoo, wipe
derivation: cleanness (n.)
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