5 letter word starting with clea

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
clean superl. Free from dirt or filth; as, clean clothes., Free from that which is useless or injurious; without defects; as, clean land; clean timber., Free from awkwardness; not bungling; adroit; dexterous; as, aclean trick; a clean leap over a fence., Free from errors and vulgarisms; as, a clean style., Free from restraint or neglect; complete; entire., Free from moral defilement; sinless; pure., Free from ceremonial defilement., Free from that which is corrupting to the morals; pure in tone; healthy., Well-proportioned; shapely; as, clean limbs., Without limitation or remainder; quite; perfectly; wholly; entirely., Without miscarriage; not bunglingly; dexterously., To render clean; to free from whatever is foul, offensive, or extraneous; to purify; to cleanse.
clear superl. Free from opaqueness; transparent; bright; light; luminous; unclouded., Free from ambiguity or indistinctness; lucid; perspicuous; plain; evident; manifest; indubitable., Able to perceive clearly; keen; acute; penetrating; discriminating; as, a clear intellect; a clear head., Not clouded with passion; serene; cheerful., Easily or distinctly heard; audible; canorous., Without mixture; entirely pure; as, clear sand., Without defect or blemish, such as freckles or knots; as, a clear complexion; clear lumber., Free from guilt or stain; unblemished., Without diminution; in full; net; as, clear profit., Free from impediment or obstruction; unobstructed; as, a clear view; to keep clear of debt., Free from embarrassment; detention, etc., Full extent; distance between extreme limits; especially; the distance between the nearest surfaces of two bodies, or the space between walls; as, a room ten feet square in the clear., In a clear manner; plainly., Without limitation; wholly; quite; entirely; as, to cut a piece clear off., To render bright, transparent, or undimmed; to free from clouds., To free from impurities; to clarify; to cleanse., To free from obscurity or ambiguity; to relive of perplexity; to make perspicuous., To render more quick or acute, as the understanding; to make perspicacious., To free from impediment or incumbrance, from defilement, or from anything injurious, useless, or offensive; as, to clear land of trees or brushwood, or from stones; to clear the sight or the voice; to clear one’s self from debt; — often used with of, off, away, or out., To free from the imputation of guilt; to justify, vindicate, or acquit; — often used with from before the thing imputed., To leap or pass by, or over, without touching or failure; as, to clear a hedge; to clear a reef., To gain without deduction; to net., To become free from clouds or fog; to become fair; — often followed by up, off, or away., To disengage one’s self from incumbrances, distress, or entanglements; to become free., To make exchanges of checks and bills, and settle balances, as is done in a clearing house., To obtain a clearance; as, the steamer cleared for Liverpool to-day.
cleat noun A strip of wood or iron fastened on transversely to something in order to give strength, prevent warping, hold position, etc., A device made of wood or metal, having two arms, around which turns may be taken with a line or rope so as to hold securely and yet be readily released. It is bolted by the middle to a deck or mast, etc., or it may be lashed to a rope., To strengthen with a cleat.