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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 Up

  • closeup
  • strupp
  • trupp
  • stupp
  • schrupp
  • schlup
  • lay-up
  • krupp
  • grupp
  • yup
  • sup
  • shupp
  • schupp
  • ruppe
  • rupp
  • pup
  • knupp
  • hupp
  • cupp
  • cup
  • chupp
  • bupp
  • upp

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. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. up

adverb. ['ˈʌp'] spatially or metaphorically from a lower to a higher position.

Synonyms

  • upwards
  • upwardly

Antonyms

  • downwards
  • downwardly
  • downward

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. up

adjective. ['ˈʌp'] being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level.

Synonyms

  • leading
  • risen
  • upfield
  • ahead
  • in the lead
  • dormie
  • heavenward
  • sprouted
  • aweigh
  • ascending
  • upward
  • dormy
  • upbound
  • high

Antonyms

  • down
  • low
  • fragrant
  • sober

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. up

verb. ['ˈʌp'] raise.

Antonyms

  • low spirits

Etymology

  • upp (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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