Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun clean_up

3 senses of cleanup

Sense 1
killing, cleanup -- (a very large profit)
       => net income, net, net profit, lucre, profit, profits, earnings -- (the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses))

Sense 2
cleanup, cleanup position, cleanup spot -- ((baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team))
       => position -- ((in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?")

Sense 3
cleaning, cleansing, cleanup -- (the act of making something clean; "he gave his shoes a good cleaning")
       => improvement -- (the act of improving something; "their improvements increased the value of the property")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clean_up

4 senses of clean up

Sense 1
tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away -- (put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!")
       => order -- (bring order to or into; "Order these files")

Sense 2
clean up -- (make a big profit; often in a short period of time; "The investor really cleaned up when the stock market went up")
       => profit, turn a profit -- (make a profit; gain money or materially; "The company has not profited from the merger")

Sense 3
clean up -- (dispose of; "settle the bills")
       => settle -- (dispose of; make a financial settlement)

Sense 4
clean up -- (make oneself clean, presentable or neat; "Clean up before you go to the party")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

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