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

1 sense of cleaning

Sense 1
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")

Antonyms of verb clean

1 of 10 senses of clean

Sense 1
clean, make clean -- (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth")
       Antonym of dirty (Sense 1)
      => dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire -- (make soiled, filthy, or dirty; "don't soil your clothes when you play outside!")

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

10 senses of clean

Sense 1
clean, make clean -- (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; "Clean the stove!"; "The dentist cleaned my teeth")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
clean, pick -- (remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits; "Clean the turkey")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 3
houseclean, clean house, clean -- (clean and tidy up the house; "She housecleans every week")
       => tidy, tidy up, clean up, neaten, straighten, straighten out, square away -- (put (things or places) in order; "Tidy up your room!")

Sense 4
cleanse, clean -- (clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing; "clean up before you see your grandparents"; "clean your fingernails before dinner")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

Sense 5
clean -- (be cleanable; "This stove cleans easily")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 6
clean -- (deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc.; "The other players cleaned him completely")
       => deprive, strip, divest -- (take away possessions from someone; "The Nazis stripped the Jews of all their assets")

Sense 7
clean, strip -- (remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely; "The boys cleaned the sandwich platters"; "The trees were cleaned of apples by the storm")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 8
clean -- (remove while making clean; "Clean the spots off the rug")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 9
scavenge, clean -- (remove unwanted substances from)
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

Sense 10
clean -- (remove shells or husks from; "clean grain before milling it")
       => remove, take, take away, withdraw -- (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment")

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