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
    thoroughly clean the entire house, often done only once a year
    type of:
    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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    type of:
    groom, neaten
    care for one's external appearance
  3. verb
    dispose of
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    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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    type of:
    profit, turn a profit
    make a profit; gain money or materially
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