Definition of CLEAN

noun : CLEAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

verb : CLEAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth" ;

  • 2. (

    ) remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey" ;

  • 4. (

    ) clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner" ;

  • 5. (

    ) be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily" ;

  • 6. (

    ) deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely" ;

  • 7. (

    ) remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm" ;

  • 8. (

    ) remove while making clean; "Clean the spots off the rug" ;

  • 10. (

    ) remove shells or husks from; "clean grain before milling it" ;

Adjective : CLEAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; "children with clean shining faces"; "clean white shirts"; "clean dishes"; "a spotlessly clean house"; "cats are clean animals" ;

  • 2. (

    ) free of restrictions or qualifications; "a clean bill of health"; "a clear winner" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims; "efforts to obtain a clean bass in orchestral recordings"; "clear laughter like a waterfall"; "clear reds and blues"; "a light lilting voice like a silver bell" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (of a record) having no marks of discredit or offense; "a clean voting record"; "a clean driver's license" ;

  • 6. (

    ) ritually clean or pure ;

  • 7. (

    ) not spreading pollution or contamination; especially radioactive contamination; "a clean fuel"; "cleaner and more efficient engines"; "the tactical bomb is reasonably clean" ;

  • 8. (

    ) (of behavior or especially language) free from objectionable elements; fit for all observers; "good clean fun"; "a clean joke" ;

  • 11. (

    ) (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript" ;

  • 12. (

    ) (of a surface) not written or printed on; "blank pages"; "fill in the blank spaces"; "a clean page"; "wide white margins" ;

  • 14. (

    ) without difficulties or problems; "a clean test flight" ;

  • 15. (

    ) thorough and without qualification; "a clean getaway"; "a clean sweep"; "a clean break" ;

  • 16. (

    ) not carrying concealed weapons ;

  • 17. (

    ) free from clumsiness; precisely or deftly executed; "he landed a clean left on his opponent's cheek"; "a clean throw"; "the neat exactness of the surgeon's knife" ;

  • 18. (

    ) free of drugs; "after a long dependency on heroin she has been clean for 4 years" ;