Translation of clear in Spanish:

clear

despejado, adj.

Pronunciation /klɪə//ˈklɪr/

adjective

  • 1

    (sky) despejado
    (sky) claro
    (day) despejado
    (plastic/glass/liquid) transparente
    (gaze) limpio
    (gaze) claro
    I have a clear conscience tengo la conciencia tranquila
    • she has very clear skin tiene muy buen cutis
    • to keep a clear head mantener la mente despejada
    • The sky was perfectly clear; the moon, a strip of curved ribbon, gleamed brightly.
    • Place the tray over a heating pad and cover it with a piece of glass or clear plastic.
    • It was a perfect Swedish June, with the sun striking buttery lights off still clear water.
    • We of course wanted clear skies or our efforts would be thwarted but the morning had been very overcast and we were not hopeful.
    • Mix a teaspoon of clear honey with one drop of rose water and apply to the lips before bed.
    • As she put the roses into clear water, she knew with out a shadow of a doubt that she was loved.
    • I was delighted and relieved that the weather was clear and the cloud base was high, so she could see for herself how lovely it is.
    • The holder, bought in Italy, is clear plastic and fractionally larger than the card.
    • The view from the window may not be as clear and free of cloud as we would wish.
    • The afternoon is warm though the sky is not entirely clear.
    • While many of the beaches are black with volcanic mud, others are coral, with very clear water.
    • We join overnight guests in the outdoor pool where we look for meteors in the crystal clear, star-studded sky.
    • Try that, he says, thrusting a glass brimming with clear liquid in my direction.
    • A little water spilled over the blue top, speckling the darkly varnished wood with clear droplets of water.
    • Here in the UK we wait all year for a decent day of weather and then complain about it within the first few minutes of clear sky.
    • It was a clear night and there isn't anything behind the tree upon which a shadow could be cast.
    • It was a gorgeous bowl of strawberries in a beautiful, gleaming clear glass bowl.
    • I was lucky it turned out to be a clear night and no rain would get in the way of my plan.
    • The sky was clear and dazzling, and there was not even a cloud in the sky to warn him of dreary days.
    • The doc recommended that we keep him off solid foods and on clear fluids for at least 24 hours.
    • Mars is whizzing by, the skies are clear - and I can't get my telescope to work!
    • A light, clear soup is a great appetiser, and sipping fizzy drinks makes it easier to prolong a meal.
    • It was the same guy from the couch, holding a glass of clear liquid and looking concerned.
    • They all looked up and saw the dark clouds were disappearing towards the west and the sky was clear.
    • Chemists then adjust the mixture, so as to maintain compatibility with the clear glass.
    • He pauses to pour ice water into a clear glass tumbler, and drinks from it heartily.
    • You need a clear sky, with just enough cloud to tease some of the more dramatic colours out of the sunbeams.
    • The tea must be brewed in a teapot, preferably made of glass so that a glimpse of the clear amber liquid adds to the delight.
    • Her eyes were greeted by a clear sky, save for a few thin puffs of clouds here and there.
    • The water was clear as the air and the wildflowers looked as if they had never been touched.
    • There was a brisk breeze coming in across the North Sea but clear skies and bright sunshine made it pleasant even so.
    • People are encouraged to begin to drink and eat as soon as they feel ready, starting with clear fluids such as water or apple juice.
    • Some individuals are able to get a similar result by coating nails with clear polish.
    • These are occasions that stand out on the Irish sporting calendar, like stars in a clear sky.
    • It was three o'clock in the afternoon and the sun was baking down from a clear sky.
    • Remove from heat, stir in one teaspoon of clear honey and pour the mixture into a ceramic bowl.
    • It was a clear night, no clouds to release any surprise showers, just stars dotting the navy sky like diamonds.
    • Peering into an evening sky, clear of clouds, is one of life's more rewarding moments.
    • Wash the mushrooms under clear water, dry on a towel, and cut the large ones in smaller pieces.
    • Much as I delight in really dramatic sunsets, there's a special, quiet joy to be had when the sky is clear of clouds.
  • 2

    (distinct)
    (picture/outline) nítido
    (outline/picture) claro
    (voice) claro
    now we have a clear line ahora se oye bien
    • His eyes were still that same clear blue, and they were certain that there was a smile on his face.
    • It should come out a clear dark amber colour and have a lovely flavour.
    • The pupils were black, and surrounding them was a ring of clear blue.
    • It's a silvery world of mauves, soft greens and occasional outbursts of clear colour.
    • In winter, the colour changes to a clear white, broken only by a black tip on the tail.
    • Colours are clear and bold and the technique is smooth and glossy.
    • It bulldozed through those boundaries and broke into clear blue space.
    • To my astonishment, it was no longer a clear blue, but had turned to a hazel sort of green.
    • Beauty is generally perceived as a good clear colour and transparency, as shown by fine emeralds or rubies.
    • It could be produced in many bright, clear colours, and had long life and durability.
    • Broth in an uninoculated tube was clear blue and without a pellicle or precipitate.
    • They were the clear blue color she so clearly recalled, the same color of river her mother's had been.
    • Behind them, a lady with one green eye and the other a clear blue was selling marionettes.
    • Everything was a forest green or a clear blue, with patches of sunlight here and there.
    • Utterly relaxed, she was lying clean and pure in a pool of warm, clear blue, naked and bathed in light.
    • The colour is clear and some inclusions of biotite and melt are present.
    • I could see the clock at the other side of the room and all the colours were so clear.
    • On the left side of his chest there were clear blue bruises and also on his abdomen.
    • The sky was a crisp, clear blue and the trees were every shade of yellow, orange and red.
    • Our first port of call was a small clear blue pool at the bottom of the stairs.
  • 3

    • 3.1(plain, evident)

      they have a clear advantage over us está claro que nos llevan ventaja
      • a clear majority una amplia mayoría
      • it's a clear case of suicide es un caso evidente / claro de suicidio
      • the Bears are clear favorites los Bears son, sin lugar a dudas, el equipo favorito
      • it became clear that he was lying se hizo evidente / patente que estaba mintiendo

    • 3.2

      (idea/instructions/explanation) claro
      is that clear? ¿está / queda claro?
      • it's not entirely clear to me why it's necessary no me queda muy claro por qué es necesario
      • let's get this clear entendámonos bien
      • I want to make one thing clear quiero que quede en claro una cosa
      • I don't think I can make the explanation any clearer no creo que pueda explicarlo más claramente
      • it was made clear to him that ... le explicaron claramente que ...
      • do I make myself clear? ¿está claro?
      • Can anyone suggest a good, clear, easy beginner's book to the Kabbalah?
      • That is not to say that Campbell and his team do not have clear ideas about what exactly they want for the firm and what clients expect of them.
      • Its editor has a clear idea of why things took off.
      • I've followed everything all the parties have said, and now have a clear idea of the major differences.
      • The music is crystal clear without any hiss or distortion in the mix.
      • There has been extensive market research and field trials of various sample maps to ensure that the new maps are clear and easy to read.
      • That outing has given him a clear idea about how the Olympic boxing contests would be.
      • Suddenly, from somewhere within the motel, a bell rang out clear and strong.
      • The implications of the refusal of the hand are clear and yet beautifully understated.
      • It is that particular focus, with his easy and clear style of writing, that makes this volume so helpful.
      • My mind is perfectly clear on one point.
      • More to the point, the great adventuresses of French fiction usually had a clear idea of what they were up to.
      • I didn't have any clear ideas as to what I was going to do with it, or even for how long I would stick at it before getting bored.
      • At the time he struck me as a very enthusiastic young man with a clear idea of what he wanted to do.
      • I hope I am making myself clear, because you bring up a good point with this, for me.
      • Let's get a clear idea what we want it to look like when it's done.
      • Did you have a clear idea about how long it would take to impose your ideas on the team?
      • The book also suggests ways of taking on this problem in a clear and direct manner that can be grasped easily by any reader.
      • Therefore parents need to inform their young daughters and sons to be clear around the idea of consent.
      • This checklist would give the student a clear idea of what to look for when choosing a creative-writing course.
      • It is important for us to get a clear idea of the way in which members approach their tasks.
      • Alan is very quiet and contained and clear when he's directing, and there's nothing you want more than that.
      • The route planner and mapfinder are separate, but the site is clear and easy to use.
      • Dostoevsky appears not to have had a clear idea of how to proceed.
      • Instruments are clear and easy to read and the single CD sound system was excellent.
      • The display is crisp and clear and is easy to read - just how it should be.
      • The switchgear has a quality feel and is well laid out, whilst the dials are clear and easy to read.
      • She had a strong clear voice that you would think could only come from a woman twice her age.
      • I was then in my late twenties, and had a fairly clear idea of what I was doing.
      • Oddly, it was easier to have a clear conversation with someone in the Northampton area than someone in the office next door.
      • I learned that one ought to try to have a clear idea of where you're wanting to go.
      • The audio is quite good for a mono track, with dialogue clear and easy to understand.
      • The device of the gathering for a family portrait gives the audience a clear idea of who's who.
      • With the audio, all you can say is that it's clear and you can understand what is being said.
      • It is raw, natural, with a distinct style, yet the underlying melody comes out strong and clear.
      • I found the setup guide on the website extremely clear and easy to follow, so haven't tried to replicate it here.
      • Don't rush off to the media without a clear idea of what you want to accomplish.
      • I have made this point abundantly clear on more than one occasion.
      • At least everyone is clear on what an exclamation mark is for, even if they overuse it.
      • They have no clear idea, or simply do not think about, the complicated process of making it.

    • 3.3

      to be clear
      • let's be quite clear! ¡entendámonos bien!
      • I'm not entirely clear no lo tengo muy claro

  • 4

    (free, unobstructed)
    (space/desk/road) despejado
    did you get a clear view of him? ¿lo pudiste ver bien?
    • keep clear no obstruya el paso
    • I keep Thursday afternoon clear me dejo todos los jueves por la tarde libres
    • all clear! ¡el campo está libre!
    • clear of sth
    • the roads are clear of traffic no hay tráfico en las carreteras
    • he's clear of debts está libre de deudas
    • By Friday afternoon, the shrine appeared empty, clear of the visitors and the militants.
    • In a car sit in the front seat if possible so you can get a clear view of the road.
    • All aspects of the dialogue, effects and music are free and clear of any distortion.
    • In heavy rain, the fastest speed of the windscreen wipers is inadequate to keep the view ahead clear.
    • We ask all parents to keep the gateway clear at school times.
    • All aspects of the soundtrack are free and clear of any excessive noise or distortion.
    • Directional effects are utilized in multiple scenes while the dialogue is all clear of any excessive hiss or distortion.
    • I was driving and waited until the road ahead was clear before attempting to overtake.
    • When the road ahead is clear, it smoothly accelerates to the speed originally set by the driver.
    • I enjoy keeping the garden clear of old raspberry canes, intrusive crab grass, and debris.
    • It would also serve the purpose of keeping the river clear of weeds and watercress.
    • The small amount of sail left a clear view ahead, so he came back and joined her when he had fastened the ropes to his satisfaction.
    • It meant the rallying duo would have a clear road ahead of them at the start of second day.
    • One lane was soon opened and the road was clear by the afternoon.
    • You can check if a car is clear of any outstanding finance deals by contacting companies that research the car's history for you.
    • But even inside the exclusion zone, the middle of the road was quite clear of snow.
    • My wardrobes are clear of posters and postcards and the fixture list is now binned.
    • Chose a clear day to mend a broken fence covered in a climber, as it will be a time-consuming job to untie and untangle the plant.
  • 5

    (entire)
    we've got two days clear/ two clear days tenemos dos días enteros
    • he makes a clear $450 a week saca 450 dólares netos / limpios a la semana
    • clear profit beneficio neto / líquido
    • they are three points clear llevan tres puntos de ventaja
  • 6

    (beyond, outside)
    to be clear ( of sth)
    • once you're clear of the fence/town una vez que hayas pasado la verja/salido de la ciudad
    • he's 30 meters clear of the pack va 30 metros delante del pelotón
    • we must be clear of danger by now ya debemos estar fuera de peligro
    • you're well clear of the tree estás a bastante distancia del árbol
    • we soon got clear of the houses pronto dejamos atrás las casas
    • stand clear of the doors manténganse alejados de las puertas
    • the curtains must hang clear of the radiators las cortinas no deben tocar los radiadores
    • keep clear! ¡no se acerquen!
    • I advised her to keep clear of him le aconsejé que no tuviera nada que ver con él
    • to be in the clear
    • the report puts us in the clear el informe nos deja libres de toda sospecha
    • once across the river, you'll be in the clear una vez que hayas cruzado el río, estarás fuera de peligro
    • another $500 and I'll be in the clear 500 dólares más y estaré libre de deudas
    • His grateful passengers disembark and head for their cars, parked on either side of the road clear of the water.
  • 7

    (in showjumping)
    (round) sin faltas

adverb

  • 1

    the cargo sank clear to the bottom la carga se fue a pique hasta el fondo

transitive verb

  • 1

    (make free, unobstructed)
    (room) vaciar
    (floor/surface) despejar
    (pipe/drain) desatascar
    (pipe/drain) destapar Latin America
    (stage/building) desalojar
    to clear the table levantar la mesa
    • 50 square miles of forest have been cleared han talado 50 millas cuadradas de bosque
    • to clear one's throat aclararse la voz
    • to clear a space for sth hacer sitio / lugar para algo
    • an accord that clears the way for increased trade un acuerdo que abre camino para un mayor intercambio comercial
    • police cleared the area la policía evacuó la zona
    • the area was cleared of debris se quitaron los escombros de la zona
    • to clear sth out of the way quitar algo de en medio
    • let's clear all this paper off the desk quitemos todos estos papeles del escritorio
  • 2

    Computing
    (screen) despejar
    (data) borrar
  • 3

    (hurdle/ditch/fence) salvar
    (ditch/fence/hurdle) saltar por encima de
    the plane just cleared the trees el avión pasó casi rozando los árboles
    • the chassis barely cleared the ground el chasis casi tocaba el suelo
    • if the measure clears the Senate si el Senado aprueba la medida
    • the vessel cleared the harbor la embarcación salió del puerto
    • the passengers have already cleared customs los pasajeros ya han pasado por la aduana
  • 4

    (free from suspicion)
    he was cleared of all charges lo absolvieron de todos los cargos
    • she is determined to clear her name está decidida a limpiar su nombre
  • 5

    (authorize)
    autorizar
    darle el visto bueno a
    you'll have to clear that with Tom tendrás que obtener autorización / el visto bueno de Tom
    • the shipment hasn't been cleared yet todavía no han autorizado el envío
    • the 727 had been cleared for takeoff/landing el 727 había recibido autorización para despegar/aterrizar
  • 6

    Finance
    compensar
    a cleared check un cheque compensado / pagado
  • 7

    (settle)
    (debt/account) liquidar
    (debt/account) saldar
  • 8

    (earn)
    sacar
    she clears over $3,000 a week saca más de 3.000 dólares por semana
  • 9

    (sell off)
    (stock) liquidar
    reduced to clear rebajas por liquidación
  • 10

    Sport
    (puck/ball) despejar

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (weather/sky) despejarse
    (water) aclararse
    her head began to clear se le empezó a despejar la cabeza
  • 2

    (disperse)
    (fog/smoke) levantarse
    (fog/smoke) disiparse
    (congestion/traffic) despejarse
    (irritation) pasarse
    (irritation) irse
    my rash has cleared se me ha ido el sarpullido
  • 3

    Finance
    (check) ser compensado