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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kleen]
    • /klin/
    • /kliːn/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kleen]
    • /klin/

Definitions of cleaned word

  • adjective cleaned free from dirt; unsoiled; unstained: She bathed and put on a clean dress. 1
  • adjective cleaned free from foreign or extraneous matter: clean sand. 1
  • adjective cleaned free from pollution; unadulterated; pure: clean air; clean water. 1
  • adjective cleaned habitually free of dirt: Cats are considered clean animals. 1
  • adjective cleaned characterized by a fresh, wholesome quality: the clean smell of pine. 1
  • adjective cleaned free from all writing or marking: a clean sheet of paper. 1

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Origin of cleaned

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English clene, Old English clǣne pure, clear, cognate with Old High German kleini (German klein small)

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Cleaned


cleaned popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

cleaned usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for cleaned

adjective cleaned

  • gutted — the alimentary canal, especially between the pylorus and the anus, or some portion of it. Compare foregut, midgut, hindgut.
  • disemboweled — to remove the bowels or entrails from; eviscerate.
  • prepared — properly expectant, organized, or equipped; ready: prepared for a hurricane.

Antonyms for cleaned

adjective cleaned

  • corrupted — guilty of dishonest practices, as bribery; lacking integrity; crooked: a corrupt judge.
  • fouled — grossly offensive to the senses; disgustingly loathsome; noisome: a foul smell.
  • obscured — (of meaning) not clear or plain; ambiguous, vague, or uncertain: an obscure sentence in the contract.
  • parted — partial; of a part: part owner.

verb cleaned

  • soiled — to feed (confined cattle, horses, etc.) freshly cut green fodder for roughage.
  • spent — simple past tense and past participle of spend.
  • worsened — Simple past tense and past participle of worsen.
  • polluted — made unclean or impure; contaminated; tainted: swimming in polluted waters.
  • ruinedruins, the remains of a building, city, etc., that has been destroyed or that is in disrepair or a state of decay: We visited the ruins of ancient Greece.

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