Meaning of CLEAN in English
n. 25B6; adjective
keep the wound clean : WASHED, scrubbed, cleansed, cleaned; spotless, unsoiled, unstained, unsullied, unblemished, immaculate, pristine, dirt-free, as clean as a whistle; hygienic, sanitary, disinfected, sterilized, sterile, aseptic, decontaminated; laundered; informal squeaky clean.
a clean sheet of paper : BLANK, empty, clear, plain; unused, new, pristine, fresh, unmarked.
clean air : PURE, clear, fresh, crisp, refreshing; unpolluted, uncontaminated.
a clean life : VIRTUOUS, good, upright, upstanding; honourable, respectable, reputable, decent, righteous, moral, exemplary; innocent, pure, chaste; informal squeaky clean.
the firm is clean : INNOCENT, guiltless, blameless, guilt-free, crime-free, above suspicion; informal squeaky clean.
a good clean fight : FAIR, honest, sporting, sportsmanlike, honourable, according to the rules; informal on the level.
(informal) they are trying to stay clean : SOBER, teetotal, dry, non-drinking; DRUG-FREE, off drugs; informal on the wagon.
a clean cut : NEAT, smooth, crisp, straight, precise.
a clean break : COMPLETE, thorough, total, absolute, conclusive, decisive, final, irrevocable.
clean lines : SIMPLE, elegant, graceful, streamlined, smooth.
25B6; adverb (informal) I clean forgot : COMPLETELY, entirely, totally, fully, quite, utterly, absolutely.
Dad cleaned the windows : WASH, cleanse, wipe, sponge, scrub, mop, rinse, scour, swab, hose down, sluice (down), disinfect; shampoo; poetic/literary lave.
I got my clothes cleaned : LAUNDER, dry-clean.
she cleaned the fish : GUT, draw, dress; formal eviscerate.
25A0; clean someone out (informal) BANKRUPT, ruin, make insolvent, make penniless, wipe out.
25A0; come clean (informal) TELL THE TRUTH, tell all, make a clean breast of it; confess, own up, admit guilt, admit to one's crimes/sins; informal fess up.
Concise Oxford thesaurus English vocabulary. Краткий оксфордский словарь английского языка тезаурус. 2012