clean up

Definitions of clean up
  1. verb
    put (things or places) in order
    synonyms: neaten, square away, straighten, straighten out, tidy, tidy up
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    make, make up
    put in order or neaten
    clean, clean house, houseclean
    clean and tidy up the house
    G.I., GI
    clean in preparation for inspection
    spring-clean
    thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year
    type of:
    order
    bring order to or into
  2. verb
    make oneself clean, presentable or neat
    Clean up before you go to the party”
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    groom, neaten
    care for one's external appearance
  3. verb
    dispose of
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    settle
    dispose of; make a financial settlement
  4. verb
    make a big profit; often in a short period of time
    “The investor really cleaned up when the stock market went up”
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    profit, turn a profit
    make a profit; gain money or materially
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