Definition of Clear off

1. Verb. Remove from sight.

Exact synonyms: Clear Away
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw

Definition of Clear off

1. Verb. (informal) To leave abruptly ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clear Off

clear and convincing evidence
clear and present danger
clear as a bell
clear as crystal
clear as mud
clear away
clear cell
clear cell acanthoma
clear cell adenocarcinoma
clear cell carcinoma of kidney
clear cell hidradenoma
clear cut
clear ice
clear layer of epidermis
clear liquid diet
clear off (current term)
clear one's lines
clear one's throat
clear out
clear round
clear sailing
clear someone's name
clear the air
clear the decks
clear the throat
clear title
clear up
clear view screen

Literary usage of Clear off

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"CLEAR OUT (or clear off), verbal phr. (colloquial).—I. To depart. 1825. J. NEAL, Bra. ... To warn the visitor to clear off. 2. (popular). ..."

2. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"mination to clear off the arrears of his Court, which in two or three years he effected; but he accomplished it by never hearing a case through ..."

3. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"... nearly prevents capsizing, and rectifies it, if it does happen ; while the relieving tubes effectually clear off any water that finds its way within. ..."

4. The Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts: With Forms and Tables of Costs by Henry Charles Coote (1847)
"... and generally a next of kin is entitled to take such a step to legally clear off the existence of an outstanding will, which he presumes to be invalid. ..."

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