clear up

Definitions of clear up
  1. verb
    become clear
    synonyms: brighten, clear, light up
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    cloud, overcast
    make overcast or cloudy
  2. verb
    make clear and (more) comprehensible
    synonyms: clarify, elucidate
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    make obscure or unclear
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    make less mysterious or remove the mystery from
    clear, crystalise, crystalize, crystallise, crystallize, elucidate, enlighten, illuminate, shed light on, sort out, straighten out
    make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
    dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate
    add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    state unambiguously or remove ambiguities from
    provide details for
    exposit, expound, set forth
    exemplify, illustrate, instance
    clarify by giving an example of
    particularise, particularize, specialise, specialize, specify
    be specific about
    type of:
    explain, explicate
    make plain and comprehensible
  3. verb
    make free from confusion or ambiguity; make clear
  4. verb
    finish a task completely
    synonyms: finish off, finish up, get through, mop up, polish off, wrap up
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    cap off
    finish or complete, as with some decisive action
    type of:
    complete, finish
    come or bring to a finish or an end
  5. verb
    free (the throat) by making a rasping sound
    synonyms: clear
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    type of:
    remove, take, take away, withdraw
    remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
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