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Entry Word: clean
Function: adjective
Text: 1 free from dirt or stain <although the soccer team always starts out with clean uniforms, they don't stay that way for long>
Synonyms immaculate, spick-and-span (or spic-and-span), spotless, stainless, unsoiled, unsullied
Related Words pure, taintless, undefiled, unpolluted, untainted, wholesome; cleanly, hygienic, sanitary; bleached, cleansed, purified, whitened; milky, snowy, white; flawless, unblemished; bright, shiny, sparkling
Near Antonyms dingy, greasy, grimy, mucky, muddy; defiled, polluted, tainted; blackened, discolored
Antonyms besmirched, dirty, filthy, foul, grubby, soiled, spotted, stained, sullied, unclean
2 following or according to the rules <a clean check from the other hockey player> -- see FAIR 3
3 free from any trace of the coarse or indecent <only clean songs will be permitted for the performances on the last night of summer camp> -- see CHASTE
4 trying all possibilities <police made a clean sweep of the area before the governor's arrival> -- see EXHAUSTIVE