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Overview of noun cleaning

The noun cleaning has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (13) cleaning, cleansing, cleanup

(the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning")


Overview of verb clean

The verb clean has 10 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (16) clean, make clean

(make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth")

2. (3) clean, pick

(remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey")

3. (2) houseclean, clean house, clean

(clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week")

4. (1) cleanse, clean

(clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner")

5. clean

(be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily")

6. clean

(deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely")

7. clean, strip

(remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm")

8. clean

(remove while making clean; "Clean the spots off the rug")

9. scavenge, clean

(remove unwanted substances from)

10. clean

(remove shells or husks from; "clean grain before milling it")

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