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1. clean

adjective. ['ˈkliːn'] free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits.

Synonyms

  • pristine
  • unsullied
  • antiseptic
  • spick
  • speckless
  • unused
  • scrubbed
  • spic-and-span
  • cleanness
  • immaculate
  • water-washed
  • unstained
  • tidy
  • fresh
  • unspotted
  • unsoiled
  • cleanable
  • spic
  • cleanly
  • washed
  • spotless
  • dry-cleaned

Antonyms

  • dirty
  • dirtiness
  • septic
  • handwash

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Clean Slate

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  • circumnavigate
  • recriminate
  • solid-state
  • silverplate
  • remunerate
  • multistate
  • intrastate
  • interrelate
  • disinflate
  • demodulate
  • translate
  • stagflate
  • reinstate
  • procreate
  • desecrate
  • conjugate
  • commutate
  • underrate
  • tri-state
  • recreate
  • postdate
  • interstate
  • conflate
  • upstate
  • telerate
  • sumgait
  • restate
  • reflate
  • prorate

Sentences with clean-slate


1. Noun Phrase
Clear out any existing foliage under the deck to start with a clean slate.

2. Noun Phrase
And to clean slate, all you have to do is grab your trusty broom.

2. clean

verb. ['ˈkliːn'] make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from.

Synonyms

  • sanitize
  • sweep
  • launder
  • alter
  • steam clean
  • disinfect
  • pipe-clay
  • wash up
  • sanitise
  • wash
  • plume
  • change
  • dry clean
  • vacuum-clean
  • vacuum
  • houseclean
  • clean house
  • brush
  • hoover
  • dust
  • steam
  • do the dishes
  • hygienize
  • hygienise
  • modify
  • make clean
  • scavenge
  • preen

Antonyms

  • infect
  • demagnetise
  • simplify
  • decrease

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. clean

verb. ['ˈkliːn'] remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits.

Synonyms

  • remove
  • withdraw
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • awaken
  • deoxidize
  • nationalize
  • dehumanize

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. slate

verb. ['ˈsleɪt'] designate or schedule.

Synonyms

  • specify
  • destine
  • designate

Etymology

  • esclate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. clean

adjective. ['ˈkliːn'] free of restrictions or qualifications.

Synonyms

  • clear

Antonyms

  • magnetise
  • naturalize

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. slate

noun. ['ˈsleɪt'] (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate.

Antonyms

  • generalize

Etymology

  • esclate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. clean

verb. ['ˈkliːn'] clean and tidy up the house.

Synonyms

  • clean house
  • straighten
  • spring-clean
  • neaten
  • square away
  • G.I.
  • GI
  • straighten out
  • tidy up
  • tidy
  • make clean
  • clean up

Antonyms

  • mythologize
  • dull
  • sharpen
  • decentralize

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. clean

verb. ['ˈkliːn'] clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing.

Synonyms

  • floss
  • neaten
  • bathe
  • lather
  • decontaminate
  • groom
  • bath
  • douche
  • soap
  • lave
  • wash

Antonyms

  • denaturalize
  • empty
  • cause to sleep
  • personalise

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. clean

adjective. ['ˈkliːn'] (of sound or color) free from anything that dulls or dims.

Synonyms

  • pure
  • light
  • unclouded

Antonyms

  • discolor
  • accelerate
  • tune
  • denazify

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. clean

adverb. ['ˈkliːn'] completely; used as intensifiers.

Synonyms

  • plumb

Antonyms

  • de-iodinate
  • dry

Etymology

  • clene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • clæne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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